Sunday 19th Nov, 2017

Regional crossings program passes half-way mark

More than half of the 52 regional railway crossings targeted in Victoria’s Safer Country Crossings program have now been upgraded,…
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Lac megantic rail disaster. Photo: Sûreté du Québec

Technology to prevent rail disasters is in our hands

As the Lac Mégantic rail disaster trial begins, here’s how technology can help prevent a repeat of the tragedy that…
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11 rail workers hospitalised after lightning strike

Eleven rail workers were taken to hospital for assessment and observation after their Arc Infrastructure (formerly Brookfield Rail) crew was…
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Infrastructure Partnerships Australia chief executive Brendan Lyon. Photo: IPA

Lyon to leave IPA

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia will seek a new chief executive officer, after Brendan Lyon announced he will leave the lobby group…
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Your digital edition of the Rail Express September/October Issue is here!

Rail Express is pleased to release its 2017 September/October Issue, along with a special supplement on Freight Rail. Click here to…
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Investigation underway into Pacific National freight derailment

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has opened an investigation into the derailment of a freight train in Narwonah in…
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ARA chief executive Danny Broad at AusRAIL 2016. Photo: Informa Australia

ARA names Next Generation Scholarship winners

The Australasian Railway Association has announced the six rail graduates who have won AusRAIL 2017 Next Generation Scholarships. ARA boss…
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Yalbaroo collision location. Photo: Google

ATSB to probe truck-train collision

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has opened an investigation into a fatal collision between a truck and a train at…
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