Monday 18th Jun, 2018
WA Premier Mark McGowan and transport minister Rita Saffioti. Photo: Rita Saffioti / Facebook

Pair of tenders for Byford Rail Extension

Early tenders have been released for an 8-kilometre extension to Perth’s Armadale Line, as part of the McGowan Government’s Metronet…
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Proposed Exhibition station on Cross River Rail. Artist's Impression: Cross River Rail Authority

Cross River Rail to open up apprentice opportunities

Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project is to generate 450 new apprenticeships and traineeships over the course of its construction, with…
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Opal Card Paywave

Opal card fares to increase with inflation in July

Opal card travel fares will go up by 2.2% next month in line with inflation, deciding against implementing the higher…
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Photo: Auckland Transport

Big fines for Auckland fare evaders

Those who try to evade paying fares on Auckland’s public transport system may be looking at coughing up fines of…
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Mock-up HCMT train. Photo: Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victorian Government

New high capacity trains being assembled in Melbourne

The assembly process is underway on Melbourne’s new high capacity metro trains (HCMTs) in Newport in the city’s west, with…
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VLocity carriage. Photo: Creative Commons / Marcus Wong

Rail access improves liveability, but all regional centres are not equal

ANALYSIS: Regional areas are expanding, and yet not enough attention is being paid to improving rail access to capital cities….
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New Intercity Fleet. Artist's impression: Transport for NSW

Cost of delivering NSW Intercity remains uncertain

There are signs that the cost of providing the NSW inter-city rail lines with a new fleet will blow out…
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Metro Trains Comeng EMU. Photo: Zed Fitzhume / Creative Commons

Public transport network upgrades cause service delays in May

Unplanned disruptions and major infrastructure works are to blame for a drop in public transport punctuality in May, according to…
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