Saturday 20th Apr, 2019

ARA, UK rail body sign MoU

A ‘groundbreaking’ partnership has been signed between peak representative bodies for rail in Australasia and the United Kingdom. A Memorandum…
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Reims tramway. Photo: Oliver Probert

Alstom keeping its options open with catenary-free choices

Alstom Systems Solutions Director Jean-François Blanc says the company’s flexible approach to light rail projects is ideal for a mode…
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ARA names eight to Youth Leadership Advisory Board

The Australasian Railway Association has appointed eight rail professionals to its Young Leaders Advisory Board (Y-LAB), after almost 50 applications…
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Musk estimates $1bn for Blue Mountains tunnel

Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk says his Boring Company transport loop system could deliver a 50-kilometre underground transit system beneath the…
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Breaking the cycle: improving public transport access in the outer suburbs

Over four million people who live in the outer suburbs of Australia’s capital cities lack adequate access to public transport…
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KiwiRail providing live data for GDP tracking platform

New Zealand operator KiwiRail says real-time reporting on freight volumes and movements will inform a live economic growth tracker being…
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Harnessing processing power to develop smarter train assembly

Terence Vu sees a future where robots can work out the best way to assemble rollingstock components. The PhD student…
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The CSIRO model shaping future supply chain strategies

Rail Express spoke with the CSIRO about the model aiming to quantify and map out constraints across Australia’s vast supply…
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