Saturday 27th May, 2017
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New services announced for Melbourne lines

30 new Metro train services will soon be running at peak hours every week in Melbourne’s north and west, the…
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Resleepered track on WA's Leonora Branch Line. Photo: Brookfield Rail

Communications upgrade for Brookfield Rail freight lines

Brookfield Rail, the manager and operator of the 5,500 kilometre freight rail network in Western Australia’s southern half, is upgrading…
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Gawler electrification tender process opened

The tender process for the electrification of Adelaide’s Gawler rail line has begun, with companies invited to register their interest…
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Perth B-series train. Credit: Creative Commons / DBZ2313

Perth radio overhaul shortlist named

The five shortlisted parties for the $120 million contract to upgrade radio communications on Perth’s urban rail network have been…
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Backlash over mobile project’s North East snub

Controversy hit Victoria’s regional rail mobile connectivity project after a state minister dubbed concerns from left out North East passengers…
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Five Rail Express magazines in 2017

Rail Express will expand its offering in 2017 with five print editions, focusing on Women in Rail, Bulk & Freight,…
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Sydney Metro Stage 2, Martin Place station. Artist's impression: Transport for NSW

From Smart Cities 1.0 to 2.0: it’s not (only) about the tech

Australia has lagged behind some other countries in its investment in smart cities, but in retrospect that may not have…
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Five-week closure while axle counters fix level crossings

Axle counters will be installed on 12 level crossings on the Echuca line in Victoria, after a late boom gate…
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