Friday 22nd Sep, 2017
Inland Rail

Inland Rail field studies begin in Queensland

A number of field studies towards the Environmental Impact Statements for the Gowrie to Kagaru sections of Inland Rail are…
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ARA chief executive Danny Broad at AusRAIL 2016. Photo: Informa Australia

ARA names Next Generation Scholarship winners

The Australasian Railway Association has announced the six rail graduates who have won AusRAIL 2017 Next Generation Scholarships. ARA boss…
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First train arrives in Christchurch after Kaikoura quake. Photo: Kiwirail / Facebook

First freight trains on Main North Line since earthquake

Freight trains have started servicing New Zealand’s Main North Line for the first time since last year’s devastating earthquake, with…
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Sydney Metro station at Bankstown. Graphic: Transport for NSW

EIS released for Bankstown Line’s Metro upgrade

Concept designs for major station upgrades on the Bankstown Line have been released by the NSW government, with expectations that…
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Transport accessibility committee gets two-year extension

The Victorian government has extended the Public Transport Access Committee (PTAC) for another two years, providing advice on major infrastructure…
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Trash trains investigation opens to submissions

The independent investigation into the cross-border transportation of waste into Queensland via road and rail has been opened for public…
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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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