Monday 26th Aug, 2019

Bringing the World to the West

The 2019 International Railway Safety Council Conference comes to Australia in October, with the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board…
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Bureau to investigate Whyalla Steelworks runaway

Federal investigators will look into the six-kilometre runaway of a bulk freight train through the Whyalla Steelworks in South Australia…
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Call for stricter penalties over transport staff assaults

Several public transport authorities have stated that penalties for assaults on public transport staff should be increased to come into…
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Mark McGowan expects Australind replacement in ‘coming years’

The Western Australian Government says that replacing the ageing Bunbury-to-Perth train Australind will take a few more years.  State premier…
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BHP’s Pilbara derailment cited in memo criticising staff performance

The November 2018 derailment of a runaway BHP iron ore train has been used to justify cuts to employee incentive…
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Melbourne Metro Train. Photo: Creative Commons / Zed Fitzhume

Train collides with two cars at Melbourne level crossing

A train has his two cars at a level crossing in Officer, southeast Melbourne. The cars were on the level…
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BHP proposal approval lays out 100-year plan for the Pilbara

Western Australia’s McGowan Government has approved mining giant BHP’s plans for expansion in the Pilbara region, which includes plans for…
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Investigation opened into Perisher railway near miss

Investigators will look into a near-miss between a train and a maintenance worker at Perisher ski resort in southern New…
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