Sunday 19th Nov, 2017
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Vic’s New Freight Advisory Council to review heat restrictions

The Victorian government has established an advisory council that will guide V/Line in improving the state’s freight rail network, and…
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KiwiRail hails 30 years of TranzAlpine journeys

November marks the 30-year anniversary since the beginning of the TranzAlpine, New Zealand’s tourist passenger train service operating between the…
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TasRail’s electrical safety strategy wins business award

Tasmania’s state-owned rail operator, TasRail, has received a business award for its innovative approach to reducing unauthorised access and damage…
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South32 in hunt for Rio’s Queensland coal mines

BHP spinoff South32 is said to be interested in buying Rio Tinto’s $2 billion Queensland coal assets, with a report…
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First train arrives in Christchurch after Kaikoura quake. Photo: Kiwirail / Facebook

Freight operations re-start on the Main North Line after rain

Freight operations between Blenheim and Christchurch have resumed on New Zealand’s Main North Line, which has recently undergone months-long repair…
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China pollution plan to keep low-grade ores down

Lower grade iron ores like those exported by Fortescue Metals Group will likely continue to be stymied by tougher Chinese…
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Queensland grower improves rail safety

A key Queensland miller has discussed major safety improvements in its cane rail operations, with long-term trends showing continual improvements…
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Australian company awarded TasRail planning software contract

Biarri Rail has been awarded a contract to deliver new planning and scheduling software for TasRail, including programs that will…
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