Tuesday 23rd Jul, 2019

Inland Rail study to be expanded

A CSIRO study into the benefits of Inland Rail to farmers and manufacturers will be extended to further convince such…
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Coal Train Photo Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

IPART calls for review of NSW access regime

New South Wales’ Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has asked the state to order a review of its rail…
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‘Dysfunctional’ EPC contracts a threat to infrastructure boom

A partner from one of Australia’s major advisory firms says the ‘dysfunctional’ engineering, procurement and construction model is driving cost…
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Thales increasing local footprint with Transport Competence Centre

Multinational technology provider Thales is intensifying its focus on the rail market in Australia and New Zealand, with plans to…
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ARA: Safety reforms not meeting full potential

Australasian Railway Association (ARA) chief executive officer Danny Broad has commented on the current push for revised national transport regulations,…
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Inquiry launched into Wellington train derailment

New Zealand’s Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) has opened an inquiry over a July 2 freight train derailment that occurred…
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Brookfield, GIC to purchase Genesee & Wyoming in $12bn deal

Brookfield Asset Management and GIC are set to purchase freight rail major Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) in a deal worth…
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NZ log trains lengthened

New Zealand operator KiwiRail says longer log trains will take more trucks off roads, benefitting commuters and cutting into greenhouse…
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