Thursday 6th Aug, 2020
Warren Truss

Inland Rail to generate $22.5bn

The Federal Government has released the delivery study for the Inland Rail project, after it was handed in by John…
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Simon Ormsby, Australian Rail Track Corporation. Photo: David Sexton

Size, location key to intermodal success on Inland Rail

An expert from the Australian Rail Track Corporation has outlined his keys to success for new intermodal hubs planned along…
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First pre-series Class 800 Hitachi InterCity Express Programme train undergoes dynamic testing. Photo: Creative Commons / Paul Bigland

Hitachi ‘brings rail manufacturing back’ to England’s north east

British prime minister David Cameron was on hand last week for the opening of Japanese conglomerate Hitachi’s new £82 million…
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Resleepered track on WA's Leonora Branch Line. Photo: Brookfield Rail

Albrecht welcomes Cormann’s Inland Rail rethink

National Trunk Rail chairman Martin Albrecht has praised finance minister Mathias Cormann’s decision to stall the sale of the Australian…
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Parliament House, Melbourne. (Public Domain)

Victorian Parliament creates new infrastructure body

Legislation has passed the Victorian Parliament creating the new entity Infrastructure Victoria. Billed as an “independent body”, IV is expected…
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Cormann delays ARTC sale over Inland Rail talks

The Federal Government has set aside the privatisation of the Australian Rail Track Corporation while it considers the impact progress…
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Roe Highway upgrade - Perth Freight Link. Photo: Creative Commons

Perth Freight Link to go ahead next year

The controversial road project designed to link Fremantle with central Perth will begin in 2016, according to WA senator and…
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Wooden railway sleepers. Photo: Creative Commons / LooiNL

Trad puts Brisbane rail capacity among ‘top priorities’

Queensland will move to re-establish the ready-to-proceed status of the former Cross River Rail project, and has formally ruled out…
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