Monday 18th Jun, 2018
ARA chief executive Danny Broad. Photo: Informa Australia

ARA welcomes IA call for reform incentives

The Australasian Railway Association says Infrastructure Australia’s recommendation the Commonwealth Government make incentive payments to states and territories who make…
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McCormack promises “no white elephants” in equity choices

Transport and infrastructure minister Michael McCormack has reiterated the Turnbull Government’s confidence in funding major projects through equity injections, despite…
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IA pushes for road pricing, public transport franchising

The Federal Government should incentivise states and territories to franchise public transport, and introduce road user charging, as part of…
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Work train to operate on Napier-Wairoa line

For the first time in six years, a train will run on New Zealand’s Napier to Wairoa line on Wednesday….
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Northland rail to be scoped

The New Zealand Government will investigate upgrading and expanding freight rail north of Auckland, transport minister Phil Twyford has announced….
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Stacked program set for infrastructure conference

Next week’s AFR National Infrastructure Summit includes addresses from deputy PM Michael McCormack, shadow transport minister Anthony Albanese, new Inland…
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Federal budget, tenders update, R&D highlight May-June issue

The latest edition of Rail Express magazine is now available to read in its digital, true-to-print format. Highlights of this issue…
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NSW South Coast Line to receive axle load upgrade

$40 million will be invested by the NSW government to increase the axle load limit of the South Coast rail…
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