Monday 24th Feb, 2020
Opal banner - Photo: Transport for NSW

TfNSW installing 60 more Opal top-up stations

Transport for NSW will roll out another 60 Opal top up machines, to join the 30 already in operation across…
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Melbourne Metro cutaway - Photo Victorian Government

Research can improve Australia’s transport, experts urge

A trio of transport experts respond to the transport priorities recently announced among a series of science and research priorities…
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Ringwood station upgrade, artist's impression. Graphic: Metro Trains

Work progressing on $66 million Ringwood upgrade

Metro Trains has shared a work-in-progress photo of John Holland’s upgrade at Melbourne’s Ringwood station, and is telling customers to…
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Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Commons

Japan, Thailand agree to high speed deal: reports

Japan has agreed to develop a high speed rail line in Thailand, according to local media reports. The Bangkok Post…
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Mike Baird

Rail reaps billion dollar windfall in NSW state budget

A new CBD station, new trains and improved access were among the many highlights in the Budget handed down by Mike…
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Amtrak derailment - Photo NTSB

Positive train control could have prevented Amtrak derailment, but it’s not quite on track

How does positive train control – safety technology that could have prevented May’s deadly Amtrak derailment – work, and why…
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mX St James station. Photo: Creative Commons / Enochlau

Commuter newspaper mX to be axed

NewsCorp will cease publication of the free commuter newspaper mX at the end of the fortnight. The newspaper, which is…
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Track Ballast - photo public domain

Transport commission aims to boost freight efficiency

The National Transport Commission (NTC) on Friday launched a program to boost Australia’s freight efficiency by delivering what it says…
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