Saturday 27th May, 2017
Metro train. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

Photo: Public Domain

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

Photo: Philip Dalidakis / Facebook

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…
Read More

Freight rail track - stock - credit Shutterstock (8)

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,…
Read More

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…
Read More

V/Line train going through level crossing. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

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…
Read More