Monday 21st Oct, 2019
Hampton Railway Station in 2014. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / User thebusofdoom

Architect named for Hampton Station precinct

Victoria’s minister for public transport Jacinta Allan has named epc.Pacific as developer for the transformation of the Hampton Station precinct…
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Queensland Rail passenger train - photo QLD Matt

High Court sides with workers in Queensland fracas

The Rail, Tram & Bus Union will push for a pay rise for Queensland Rail workers after unions on Wednesday…
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Sydney train workers want ‘spit kits’ to identify offenders

The NSW Branch of the Rail, Tram and Bus Union ‘spit kits’ should be used to collect evidence following spitting…
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Leader Street Crossing. Photo: Google

‘Substantial’ damage to Aurizon train in Mile End collision

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau will investigate last week’s collision between two trains at Mile End, South Australia. The Australian…
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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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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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First of ARA’s national training courses launched

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched the National Track Safety Induction (NTSI) courseware, as its first step towards nationally…
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The global push to improve rail safety | Interview with Carolyn Griffiths, RAIB

Investigating a derailment is a complex, multi-faceted task. No one knows that better than Carolyn Griffiths, who is is Chief Inspector with…
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