Tuesday 27th Oct, 2020
iron ore derailment - Photo ATSB

‘Lateral harmonic wagon oscillation’ caused 2014 derailment, ATSB says

The derailment of an Aurizon iron ore train in WA last year was initiated by “lateral harmonic vehicle oscillation,” the…
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Cranbourne-Pakenham Upgrade. Graphic: Labor Victoria

Labor replaces ‘Liberal con’ plan for Cranbourne-Pakenham with its own

Victoria’s new Labor Government has dropped the former Liberal Government’s $2.5 billion upgrade proposal for the Cranbourne-Pakenham line, and has…
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Roy Hill train - Photo GE Roy Hill

Hi-tech, high power: Exploring Roy Hill’s new locos

Gina Rinehart described them as some of the best looking machines she’d ever seen in the Pilbara. But just what…
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John Anderson - Toowoomba City Council

Anderson calls for rail innovation

Australian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI) boss John Anderson says innovation in the rail industry could be the key to…
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Elections - Photo Bidgee

NSW Election: No easy choice for voters

MARK CARTER: With New South Wales election campaigns in full swing, once more it has quickly become obvious that transport…
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Central station tram stop. Photo: Gareth Edwards

NSW Election: Breaking down parties’ promises to rail

NSW voters will go to the polls just 24 hours from now, and all the major transport promises have now…
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Rail turnout - RISSB

ARA rejects leadership, membership unrest

The Australasian Railway Association has rejected speculation in regard to leadership changes and membership unrest. This follows an article published…
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Mineral Resources bulk ore transport system BOTS

MinRes boss comments on ‘iron ore monorail’

Chris Ellison, managing director of Mineral Resources, has spoken publicly about the company’s ambitious plan to construct a first-of-its-kind, driverless…
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