Wednesday 17th Oct, 2018

TfNSW deputy secretary to head SA’s transport department

The South Australian Government has named Transport for NSW deputy secretary Tony Braxton-Smith as the new chief executive of the…
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ARA to develop partnership with British rail association

The Australasian Railway Association and the UK’s Railway Industry Association have agreed to work more closely together to benefit rail…
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Tunnelling Centre to be built in Melbourne

Australia’s first tunnelling training centre will be established in Melbourne to provide the skills necessary to deliver the city’s transport…
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ComOps secures $3m extension of Sydney Trains deal

Workforce management firm ComOps has secured a two-year, $3 million deal to extend its contract with Sydney Trains. ComOps on…
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Retrenched auto workers targeted to fill skills gap

Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Authority is reaching out to retrenched manufacturing workers to move them into roles in the transport…
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Melbourne Metro rail tunnel. Graphic: Victorian Government

Metro Tunnel jobs centre now open

A centre providing training and job opportunities on Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel project has opened on St. Kilda Road, near the…
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Peter Reidy CEO of KiwiRail. Photo: Brendon O'Hagan

KiwiRail chief executive departs

KiwiRail’s chief executive Peter Reidy is to leave the state-owned operator after four years in the role and join Fletcher…
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Mernda extension project smashes skills guarantee target

Over 63,000 hours of work on Melbourne’s Mernda Rail Extension Project have been delivered by apprentices, trainees or engineering cadets,…
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