Tuesday 25th Apr, 2017
Tony Abbott. Photo: Tony Abbot MP

Asciano, Aurizon, G&W and others tell Abbott: The time has come for Inland Rail

A collection of rail, logistics and freight companies have appealed, in an open letter to the prime minister, for the…
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Fairfield Airport line - WA PTA

Three shortlisted for Forrestfield-Airport link

WA has shortlisted three consortia for the contract to build the $2 billion Forrestfield-Airport rail line, leaving two candidates out…
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Olympic Flag (Public Domain)

Olympic bid could trigger high speed action

Former Victorian sports minister Justin Madden says a combined Olympic Games bid between Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne could be the…
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Whyalla Derailment - Photo: ATSB

Maintenance shortcuts led to derailment: ATSB

  An inadequate rail joint likely led to a South Australian derailment last July, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has…
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Adam Giles rail line - photo Google Earth NT Government

Territory Government explores new 600km rail link

The Northern Territory Government will invest $1 million to investigate the feasibility of a 600km rail line connecting Mount Isa,…
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Parnell Station artists impression - Photo Auckland Transport

Work begins on Auckland’s newest train station

KiwiRail is working to engage contractors to complete design and refurbishment of the former Newmarket station building, before it is…
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Melbourne Metro cutaway - Photo Victorian Government

Andrews commits $1.5bn to Melbourne Metro

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has announced next week’s state Budget will include a $1.5 billion commitment towards the planned Melbourne…
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rail damage - Transport NSW

Hunter coal network to open Wednesday afternoon

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has announced that the Hunter Valley coal rail network, which was closed by severe weather…
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