Tuesday 25th Apr, 2017
Artist's impression: Transport for NSW

Newcastle light rail to be Australia’s first ‘wire-free’ system

The NSW government has announced that Newcastle’s light rail is to be a majority wire-free line. Andrew Constance, transport and…
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Photo: YouTube.

How science can help cities prepare for attacks on metro systems

The St Petersburg attack shows how engineering and psychology can help optimise how people are evacuated in a disaster, Enrico…
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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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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…
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Photo: Hyperloop One

Should we believe the hyperloop?

Public anticipation for a super-high-speed land transport system has been spurred on this month, with exciting announcements from a pair…
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CAF AM class train Auckland. Photo: Creative Commons / Dc4444

Young ideas sought for NZ conference

The Australasian Railway Association is calling for rail professionals under 30 to submit their ideas for the Young Rail Professionals…
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The Mohi Media team with Informa's Peter Attwater.

New owner for Rail Express

Rail Express, the leading industry title in Australian rail, has a new owner: Mohi Media. Announcing the sale, Informa publishing…
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Graphic: The Conversation

City streets become a living lab that could transform your daily travel

A project set up north of Melbourne’s CBD aims to create a living laboratory for developing a highly integrated, smart,…
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