Wednesday 17th Oct, 2018

Railway digitalisation: Answering Australia’s congestion challenge

Australia, already one of the most urbanised countries in the developed world, must find a way to deal with ongoing…
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Heat may have masked defects prior to 2015 derailment

Hot temperatures during ultrasonic testing may have masked defects in a rail which later broke, leading to the derailment of…
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Linfox railed containers. Photo: Linfox

Aurizon sells Queensland Intermodal to Linfox; ACCC won’t oppose

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not block the sale of Aurizon’s Queensland Intermodal business to logistics firm…
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Aurizon freight train. Photo: Aurizon

Freight supply chain strategy central to congestion-busting: Logistics Council

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has said that freight and supply chain planning needs to be addressed in the development…
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$196m to boost Wellington rail

New Zealand transport minister Phil Twyford has announced $196 million will be spent to improve infrastructure and capacity on the…
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Logistics Council welcomes Inland Rail’s private sector involvement

The Australian Logistics Council says the decision to deliver the Gowrie-Kagaru section of Inland Rail via a public private partnership…
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Rural NSW level crossing, Photo: Creative Commons

NSW Police targeting rural level crossing dangers

NSW Police are undertaking a two-week campaign targeting risky driver behaviour at level crossings in the state’s central west. Between…
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Registrations open for Inland Rail PPP

Businesses are invited to take part in building 130 kilometres of new dual gauge track, 11 passing loops and three…
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