Redfern Station - Photo: J Bar

Access boost at Redfern Station

Transport for NSW has announced major construction plans to improve access at one of Sydney’s busiest train stations, Redfern. Being …
PTV's new tramTRACKER system on the Yarra Trams network. Photo: Yarra Trams

PTV rolls out tramTRACKER to 50 more stops

The successful trial of a solar-powered arrival prediction system for Public Transport Victoria’s Yarra Trams  network has resulted in the …
Waikato Plan. Photo Waikato Region

No room for rail in Waikato’s future transport plan

An everyday commuter rail line between Hamilton and Auckland has been ruled out for now, with Waikato Regional Council’s Hugh …
John Holland. Photo John Holland

Hockey gives nod to Chinese acquisition of John Holland

Federal treasurer Joe Hockey has given the go-ahead to the $1.15 billion acquisition of Leighton Holdings’ subsidiary John Holland by …
XTD system. Photo XTD

Brisbane stations to have cross-track video boards by June

ASX-listed outdoor media business XTD says it will have its Cross Track Digital advertising system installed in four of Brisbane’s …
Tasmania derailment. Photo: Google / West Coast Wilderness Railway

Lubrication lacking in derailment of historic loco

The derailment of a 1953-built Drewry locomotive near Teepookana, Tasmania, was caused by an under-lubricated axle box horn guide, according …
Luas tram stopped at Abbey Street, Dublin, 2012. Photo William Murphy

Quality of rail, tram and people key to Dublin’s light rail success

Brian Brennan, managing director of Transdev Ireland, says the success of Dublin’s Luas light rail system is down to the …
Hampton Railway Station in 2014. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / User thebusofdoom

Architect named for Hampton Station precinct

Victoria’s minister for public transport Jacinta Allan has named epc.Pacific as developer for the transformation of the Hampton Station precinct …
Second harbour crossing Photo Transport for NSW

Work begins on second rail crossing for Sydney Harbour

Fresh off its success at the recent state election, the Baird Government has started early works on the second Sydney …
Queensland Rail passenger train - photo QLD Matt

High Court sides with workers in Queensland fracas

The Rail, Tram & Bus Union will push for a pay rise for Queensland Rail workers after unions on Wednesday …
CRL credit Auckland Transport

First phase contracts awarded for Auckland’s City Rail Link

Auckland Transport has named a pair of construction consortia to undertake the first phase of construction for the NZ$2.5 billion …