Saturday 27th May, 2017
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Conflict continues over Vic rail funding

The dispute over the allocation of federal budget funds to Victoria’s rail infrastructure projects heated up this week with the…
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Photo: Department of Transport and Main Roads

Questions remain over NGR roll-out date

The company building Queensland’s new train fleet has promised that the first vehicles will be servicing the state’s passengers in…
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Freight rail track - stock - credit Shutterstock (8)

Fourth train servicing Victoria’s north east

A fourth train is now in operation along Victoria’s Albury line, in an attempt to make travel more reliable. “This…
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Freight rail track - stock - credit Shutterstock (8)

Five Rail Express magazines in 2017

Rail Express will expand its offering in 2017 with five print editions, focusing on Women in Rail, Bulk & Freight,…
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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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