Thursday 23rd Jan, 2020

Alstom finalises $1.3 billion contract for WA’s biggest railcar order

Alstom will build 246 Metronet railcars as well as a manufacturing and assembly plant in Bellevue, Western Australia, after the…
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Palaszczuk joins Downer to celebrate 150 years at Maryborough

Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk joined Downer employees, industry leaders and government representatives on December 6 to celebrate 150 years of…
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AusRAIL: Boosting service intervals for traction motors

SKF tells Rail Express about how the latest methods of bearing protection, including insulating coatings, hybrid bearings and sealed bearing…
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AusRAIL: Maximising the benefits of rail’s spending boom

A dependable pipeline demanding true local manufacturing would ensure local businesses are able to capitalise fully on substantial rail spending…
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AusRAIL: Why quality rollingstock components matter

Ross Equipment is an Australian owned and operated supplier of polymer wear components which, Matt Ross tells Rail Express, significantly…
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AusRAIL: The digitalisation of supply chain management

When the Australasian Railway Association announced the industry-wide adoption of GS1’s ISO data standards in 2015, Project i-TRACE was established…
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Local content focus of Morley-Ellenbrook briefing

The WA government aims to highlight opportunities for local businesses to help deliver the Morley-Ellenbrook Line at an upcoming Metronet…
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Melbourne Tram. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Sector invited to design Victoria’s next trams, regional trains

Rollingstock manufacturers have been invited to develop proposals for Victoria’s next generation of trams and regional trains. Public transport minister…
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