Friday 20th Sep, 2019

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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Melbourne Tram. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Yarra Trams operations centre to benefit from new tech

The Yarra Trams Operation Centre is receiving a new ‘mega-wall’ of information screens that will help controllers monitor real-time data…
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ARA: Safety reforms not meeting full potential

Australasian Railway Association (ARA) chief executive officer Danny Broad has commented on the current push for revised national transport regulations,…
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Inquiry launched into Wellington train derailment

New Zealand’s Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) has opened an inquiry over a July 2 freight train derailment that occurred…
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