Monday 18th Jun, 2018
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$7.3m training centre opened at UoW

Federal education and training minister Simon Birmingham has officially launched the University of Wollongong’s new rail training centre. ITTC Rail…
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Julia Creek first freight train. Photo: Queensland Rail

Council targeting end of year for national freight strategy

A better-integrated national freight network facilitated by coordinated investment will help meet the needs of Australian businesses and households, under…
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Melbourne to host UITP 2021

The International Association of Public Transport has selected Melbourne as the host city for its massive Global Public Transport Summit…
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Why are fewer Londoners taking the tube? A transport researcher explains

ANALYSIS: TfL’s money troubles worsen, as passenger numbers fall for the first time in two decades, Nicole Badstuber writes. For…
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2 billion trips taken on Opal cards since 2012

The NSW government has praised the success of the Opal card, after it was announced approximately 2 billion trips have…
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Melbourne Airport is going to be as busy as Heathrow, so why the argument about one train line?

COMMENT: Good public access for Melbourne Airport and others like it depends on not fixating on one solution, like a…
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Port of Townsville. Photo: Chris Mackey

Demand doesn’t justify Townsville freight project: Queensland

Queensland wants the Federal Government to redirect funding for the Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor to other local projects, after…
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V/Line train going through level crossing. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Vic regional passengers receive mobile coverage boost

Almost a quarter of V/Line’s Vlocity train fleet have now been fitted with signal boosters, as part of the Victorian…
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