Monday 18th Jun, 2018

Federal budget, tenders update, R&D highlight May-June issue

The latest edition of Rail Express magazine is now available to read in its digital, true-to-print format. Highlights of this issue…
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Perth B-series train. Credit: Creative Commons / DBZ2313

WA proposes tougher penalties for rail trespassers

The McGowan Government wants to increase fines for people who trespass on WA’s rail network, citing an increase in serious…
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Photo: UoW

$7.3m training centre opened at UoW

Federal education and training minister Simon Birmingham has officially launched the University of Wollongong’s new rail training centre. ITTC Rail…
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Julia Creek first freight train. Photo: Queensland Rail

Council targeting end of year for national freight strategy

A better-integrated national freight network facilitated by coordinated investment will help meet the needs of Australian businesses and households, under…
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Photo: Oliver Probert

Melbourne to host UITP 2021

The International Association of Public Transport has selected Melbourne as the host city for its massive Global Public Transport Summit…
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Bob Herbert, chairman of ARA. Photo: ARA / Shutterstock

Herbert to push for national drug and alcohol framework

The Australasian Railway Association is pushing for better management of the risks of drug and alcohol use in Australia’s rail…
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Photo: Queensland Rail

Signalling and bridge upgrades underway ay Bundaberg

Two projects – a signalling upgrade and a bridge upgrade – are underway on the Wide Bay network to enhance…
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NSW Police making level crossings a focus

A two-week campaign in the Orana region in central-north New South Wales will target dangerous driving around level crossings. The…
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