Sunday 23rd Jul, 2017
Chennai Metro - photo Alstom

326,000 ride Chennai Metro in first week

Residents of South India’s biggest city are enjoying their new metro line, with 326,000 passengers recorded in its first week…
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$10m overhaul for Victorian line

V/Line has begun $10 million in critical maintenance works on the Bendigo to Echuca rail line, according to public transport…
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Toorak terminus. Photo: Yarra Trams

Public opinion asked for on new tram platform

Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria (PTV) say the proposed new terminus and level-access platform at Toorak Road is necessary…
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Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Commons

Japan, Thailand agree to high speed deal: reports

Japan has agreed to develop a high speed rail line in Thailand, according to local media reports. The Bangkok Post…
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First Inland Rail tender awarded

Infrastructure minister Warren Truss has announced the company which will provide environmental and engineering consultancy on the first stages of…
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Port of Melbourne lease crucial to level crossing removal

COMMENT: The lease will help make a good port, a great port, and its proceeds will fund the removal of…
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Pyramid Hill derailment. Photo: ATSB

Report questions buried track at unsealed crossings

The 2013 derailment of a Pacific National train in northern Victoria raises several issues over the construction, monitoring and maintenance…
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Vic’s next-gen trains released to market

The Andrews Government has called for expressions of interest for the design, construction and maintenance of a next generation, high-capacity…
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