Sunday 22nd Jul, 2018
Photo: Rail Gallery

$7m in Inland Rail contracts awarded

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has awarded a pair of new contracts for the supply of ballast and capping for…
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Anthony Albanese. Photo: Shipping Australia

Equity finance won’t fund Inland Rail: Albanese

Federal Labor’s shadow transport minister Anthony Albanese has once again criticised the Turnbull Government for its failure to acknowledge the…
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Murray Basin rail project. Graphic: Public Transport Victoria

Industry, Gov coordinating timelines for regional rail program

Industry has prioritised the optimisation of the freight network for maximum capacity, and an understanding of timelines for harvest and…
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Peter Reidy CEO of KiwiRail. Photo: Brendon O'Hagan

KiwiRail chief executive departs

KiwiRail’s chief executive Peter Reidy is to leave the state-owned operator after four years in the role and join Fletcher…
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Aurizon provides grants to 22 charities and community groups

Australian freight rail operator Aurizon has announced the latest recipients of its bi-annual Community Giving Fund, which sees 22 charities…
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Photo: Rio Tinto

Rio runs first AutoHaul train

Rio Tinto has reported the first official delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train in the Pilbara region, with…
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Preferred bidder named to build Parkes-Narromine section of Inland Rail

INLink has been declared the preferred construction contractor for the Inland Rail project’s Parkes to Narromine section, where major works…
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Perth railway station. Photo: Public Domain

Collaborative research to map route for rail technology development

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) is teaming up with the Rail Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) and Deakin University to…
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