Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
Melbourne Metro rail tunnel. Graphic: Victorian Government

Engineers set to benefit from projects boom

A surge of major infrastructure projects is set to drive up wages in the engineering sector, with almost two-dozen multi-billion-dollar…
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ROI open for Parkes-Narromine section of Inland Rail

The federal government and the Australian Rail Track Corporation are calling for registrations of interest for the Parkes to Narromine…
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Palaszczuk at Downer's Maryborough workshop. Photo: Facebook / Annastacia Palaszczuk MP

Palaszczuk spruiks Downer’s recent Maryborough success

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has visited Downer’s workshops at Maryborough, and discussed its $70 million in projects, including rollingstock overhauls…
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Australian National CL class locomotive east of Kalgoorlie on the Trans-Australian Railway in 1987. Photo: Creative Commons / Bahnfrend

2017 a milestone year for rail, good and not so

COMMENT: 2017 is a big year for rail anniversaries in Australia, some important, some not so important, some to celebrate…
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Main North Line on South Island of New Zealand. Photo: Creative Commons / Matthew25187

First freight trains to run on Main North Line next week

The New Zealand train operator KiwiRail has announced that the first freight services on the Main North Line are to…
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Sydney CBD light rail. Artists Impression: Transport for NSW

Sydney retailers remain unhappy with light rail work

Small business owners along the Sydney CBD and South East light rail route continue to suffer poor customer numbers, as…
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Photo: Transport for NSW

Assistance pups the big winners as York Street escalators re-open

The replacement of the iconic wooden escalators in Sydney’s Wynyard station with modern metal machines is complete, in a move…
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Artist's Impression: Level Crossing Removal Authority

Altona Loop duplication, crossing removal works begin

Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Authority has officially kicked off construction on the Kororoit Creek Road level crossing removal, and the…
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