Tuesday 25th Apr, 2017
Artist's impression: Transport for NSW

Newcastle light rail to be Australia’s first ‘wire-free’ system

The NSW government has announced that Newcastle’s light rail is to be a majority wire-free line. Andrew Constance, transport and…
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Graphic: Inner West Council

Trackless trams pitched for Sydney’s Parramatta Road

Sydney’s Inner West and Canada Bay councils have proposed a trackless tram solution for Parramatta Road, with plans for a…
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E-Class Melbourne tram. Photo: Liam Davies

New timetable to shift low-floor trams to hospital route

Low-floor trams are being shifted to service major hospitals in Parkville, the Victorian Government has announced. From May, the accessible…
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CAF AM class train Auckland. Photo: Creative Commons / Dc4444

Young ideas sought for NZ conference

The Australasian Railway Association is calling for rail professionals under 30 to submit their ideas for the Young Rail Professionals…
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Photo: Creative Commons / Wykymania

Downer signs $225m M-set maintenance extension

Sydney Trains has exercised a 10-year extension of Downer EDI’s contract to maintain the Millennium fleet of trains, also known…
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Photo: Department of Transport and Main Roads

NGR roll-out halted, Trad slams ‘cheap’ contract

Queensland’s deputy premier and minister for transport Jackie Trad has blamed the former LNP government for being cheap, and halted…
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Photo: Creative Commons

Process kicks off to replace XPTs

The NSW Government has begun ‘market sounding’ for the new contract to deliver locally-assembled trains for the state’s regional railway,…
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The Mohi Media team with Informa's Peter Attwater.

New owner for Rail Express

Rail Express, the leading industry title in Australian rail, has a new owner: Mohi Media. Announcing the sale, Informa publishing…
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