Work on one of the most complex engineering challenges undertaken in New Zealand has ended with completion of City Rail Link’s (CRL) C1 contract at Britomart Station. Read more
The last of the Metro Tunnel Project’s four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) completed its work on the project in May this year, breaking through at Town Hall Station in the Melbourne CBD.
After finishing tunnelling at Town Hall Station, each machine went through a process over several weeks to dismantle it into its components and bring them to the surface.
The back-up gantries, including mechanical and electrical components, were transferred back through the completed tunnels to Anzac and Arden stations, where they were dismantled and each component and piece of equipment assessed for reuse.
The cutterheads – too big to remove from the stations intact – were cut into pieces using an oxyacetylene torch, and the pieces sent as scrap steel to be recycled.
Pacific National recently made a significant investment in its haulage capabilities, commissioning a fleet of 50 new freight locomotives that will be more environmentally friendly. Read more
Unipart Group Australia is on a mission. A mission to bring about safety and productivity efficiencies and improvements with the use of innovative rail construction and maintenance equipment from McCulloch Group. Read more
Fifty-seven brand new low-emissions locomotives will boost KiwiRail in the South Island, provide more reliable services for current customers and attract new customers from road through better economics. Read more
The new Neousys Nuvo-2510VTC Intel Atom Bay Trail in-vehicle fanless embedded computer comes equipped with an E3845 quad-core processor and two IEEE 802.3at Gigabit Ethernet ports. Read more
The global pandemic has failed to halt demand for rail maintenance equipment. That’s the view of Harrybilt Engineering finance and marketing manager Beth Martino. Read more
When Holland entered the Australian market in early 2020, its goal was to bring the newest and highest quality welding equipment together with expert operators to serve Australia’s heavy haul and transit rail sectors. Its service offering is unique precisely because of that pairing. Read more
While major level crossing removal works are progressing at the Melbourne suburbs of Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach, the local furry and feathered residents are being protected. Read more
In 1994, George Baird established a front end loader hire business with the purchase of two loaders from a local businessman in South East Queensland. With the support of his wife Shaneen, Baird grew the business to a fleet of 20 machines with major customers in rail, recycling and materials handling. Read more