Saturday 20th Apr, 2019

Tailor-made fastening solutions from a local-owned supplier

When he acquired Infastech Engineered Fastening in 2017, Glenn Heffernan saw real opportunity in niche areas of Australia’s manufacturing and…
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Labor commits $200m more to Metronet

The Federal Labor Opposition has promised to spend an additional $200 million on the WA Government’s Metronet rail program, including…
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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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Perth TAFE to become rollingstock training centre

WA’s McGowan Government says Perth’s Midland TAFE campus will be transformed into a training centre for the state’s Metronet rail…
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Versatility key to riding light rail wave

Rail Express spoke with Alstom’s Jean-François Blanc, about the success of light rail in the region, the latest in cutting…
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NSW signs contracts for 117 regional railcars, Dubbo facility

The NSW Government has selected the winning team to deliver the $2.8 billion project to design, build, finance and maintain…
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Rail worker manufacturing. Photo: / Courtesy of Bombardier

Harmonising standards: a national approach to rail manufacturing and maintenance

Victoria is leading the drive for a national harmonisation of rollingstock standards in Australia. Rollingstock manufacturing and maintenance currently lacks…
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KiwiRail discloses 450-wagon purchase

New Zealand rail operator KiwiRail has ordered 450 rail wagons from a Chinese manufacturer. In a short statement on February…
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