Tuesday 25th Feb, 2020
Viterra port infrastructure photo Viterra

Viterra to move off rail in Mallee region

Grain handler Viterra will discontinue the use of G&W trains in the Mallee region of South Australia later this year,…
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DP World West Swanson Dock, Port of Melbourne. Photo: David Sexton

DP World implements direct rail service to Melbourne dock

Container stevedore DP World says its Melbourne terminal is the first to deliver a true on-dock rail service, with direct…
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Two fortescue locos - Photo FMG

Twiggy labels rivals ‘hysterical’ as Abbott flips script

Tony Abbott has backpedalled over his support for an iron ore inquiry after Rio and BHP denounced the idea, leading…
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Aurizon, Lance Hockridge - Photo Aurizon

How Aurizon will hit its ambitious workforce goal

Aurizon boss Lance Hockridge has delivered an impassioned address at the AHRI Diversity & Inclusion Conference, detailing the steps the…
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Lac megantic day of accident. Photo Creative Commons Sûreté du Québec

The Lac-Mégantic rail accident: When railway safety is taken for granted

Director of Investigations for the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada, Kirby Jang, recently reviewed the catastrophic Lac-Mégantic rail accident,…
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Tony Abbott. Photo: Tony Abbot MP

Albo says Abbott’s policy ‘will damage Victoria’

Anthony Albanese has continued his post-Budget campaign against Tony Abbott, saying the prime minister’s vow to fund roads over urban…
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Coal Train Photo Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

Shutdowns on Hunter network this week

The Australian Rail Track Corporation is conducting a range of rail maintenance tasks on the Hunter Valley coal chain this…
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Level Crossing Victoria. Photo: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Contract awarded for first four level crossing removals

The Andrews Government has announced the winning contractor to remove four level crossings, the first in a plan to remove…
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