Saturday 23rd Feb, 2019

Significant evolution in overhead wire roll out and tensioning methodology

The concept of running dual overhead wire under final tension parameters has become an Australian reality, with the commissioning of…
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Graffiti costs slashed with new technologies

Graffiti costs rail operators and local governments tens of millions of dollars each year, not only in clean-up costs, but…
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Saffioti orders review of Huawei deal: Report

WA will reportedly review a $136 million rail communications deal awarded to a Huawei joint venture in 2018, after the…
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Melbourne Tram. Photo: RailGallery.com.au

Victorians to test myki ticketing on smart phones

Roughly 4,000 commuters are being sought to test Melbourne’s myki ticketing system on their smart phones. Victorian public transport minister…
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Musk estimates $1bn for Blue Mountains tunnel

Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk says his Boring Company transport loop system could deliver a 50-kilometre underground transit system beneath the…
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Millionth contactless bank card trip taken in Sydney

More than one million trips have already been made using contactless credit or debit card payment in New South Wales,…
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Digitisation adds new dimension to track maintenance

Specialty machine supplier Plasser Australia outlines its contribution to a “new era” in track construction and maintenance. Plasser is using…
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Rio deems AutoHaul deployed on Pilbara network

Mining giant Rio Tinto says its AutoHaul autonomous train project is now fully deployed in WA’s Pilbara region. The company…
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