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ABB wins Gold Coast Light Rail substations contract

Swiss technology business ABB has been awarded a three-year deal to provide maintenance to the six traction substations it delivered …
East West Link cancelled. Photo: Creative Commons / BlackCab (Inset: Daniel Andrews).

Andrews Government gets out of East-West Link for $420 million

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews says a $420 million deal struck this week between the Government and the East West Connect …
Paris - Roubaix level crossing incident. Graphic: Eurosport

SNCF wants police action following Paris-Roubaix incident

French rail operator SNCF is reportedly demanding police take action to investigate the level crossing ‘near miss’ which took place …
Aurizon Train

Aurizon pushes Pilbara railway plans back to 2016

Rail operator Aurizon has reportedly delayed its final decision on a 430km rail line in the Pilbara to 2016, as …
FMG railway - photo FMG

Dour outlook for Fortescue

Analysts say Australian miner and railway operator Fortescue Metals Group could be worth even less than the $1.84 a share …
Rail turnout - RISSB

Nye, Tanner to leave ARA

Australasian Railway Association chief executive Bryan Nye will leave the organisation by April 30, following the association’s split with the …
Parkville Victoria - Photo Google

Woman battling ‘life threatening injuries’ following tram collision

Victorian Police are investigating the circumstances of a collision between a tram and a car in Melbourne’s north. Police said …
Rail R U OK? Day. Graphic: TrackSAFE Foundation

Thursday marks Rail’s R U OK? Day

April 16, 2015 will be the inaugural industry-wide Rail R U OK? Day, with the TrackSAFE Foundation leading a group …
Melbourne Tram

Melbourne trams get later in March

Melbourne’s trams were on-time at their final destination just 65.2% of the time in the month of March, as punctuality …

Patrick and ACFS join forces

ACFS Port Logistics (ACFS) and Asciano’s logistics arm Patrick Port Logistics will form a joint venture in which each will …
Mount Everest. Photo: Creative Commons / shrimpo1967

China wants to build a railway under Mount Everest

The Chinese Government believes a rail line between China and Nepal would strongly boost bilateral trade and tourism between the …