The first sections of rail to be installed in Cross River Rail’s tunnels have arrived on site, marking yet another key milestone for the transformational project. Read more
The metro platforms and new Central Walk in Sydney are taking shape 27 metres below the feet of the many customers who pass through Australia’s busiest train station every day.
Australia’s first autonomous tunnel boring machines (TBM) will be used to build twin nine-kilometre rail tunnels between Sydney Olympic Park and Westmead.
A $225 million NSW Government investment will future-proof the State’s rail industry by ensuring manufacturing remains onshore and that local jobs stay in the regions.
A multi-million-dollar project to boost reliability of Queensland Rail services has just been completed, with the commissioning of a new high voltage traction power substation at Moolabin (near Tennyson). Read more
The first C-Series railcar built in WA at the METRONET Bellevue Railcar Manufacturing and Assembly Facility has rolled into the next stage of production, and is undergoing testing at the newly completed High Voltage Testing and Commissioning Facility. Read more
The Federal Government has pledged $17.9 billion towards new and existing projects in the infrastructure pipeline in this week’s Budget. Read more
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has engaged Toowoomba freight and logistics hub proponent InterLink to manage the relocation of various utilities, including sewer infrastructure, a wastewater pipeline and telecommunications cabling, within the Inland Rail alignment as part of the development of its intermodal terminal at Charlton. Read more
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) have joined forces to lead a new research project to quantify opportunities to streamline type approvals in the rail industry. Read more
The replacement of KiwiRail’s oldest diesel shunt locomotive with a modern, zero-emissions equivalent symbolises the transformation going on in KiwiRail. Read more