Freight Rail, Major Projects & Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Plant, Machinery & Equipment, Research & Development, Rollingstock & Manufacturing, Sustainability

BHP joins battery-electric push

BHP will add four battery-electric locomotives to its Western Australian rail network, becoming the fourth major miner to improve rail …
Major Projects & Infrastructure, Passenger Rail, Safety, Workforce

Melbourne Tunnel acoustic sheds silenced

For most Melburnians, five massive sheds dotted around the Melbourne CBD have been the only view of the city-shaping Metro …
Latest Contracts, Operations & Maintenance, Passenger Rail, Rollingstock & Manufacturing

New era begins for Auckland passenger rail

Auckland One Rail (AOR) has begun its partnership with Auckland Transport (AT) as the new passenger rail operator.
Operations & Maintenance, Rollingstock & Manufacturing, Safety, Workforce

Queensland regional services reduced

Queensland Rail will temporarily reduce some regional services due to an increasing number of employees in COVID-enforced quarantine.
Digitalisation, Operations & Maintenance, Plant, Machinery & Equipment, Products & Technology, Research & Development, Rollingstock & Manufacturing

Sensor system for autonomous rail

A sensor system for Obstacle Detection, Classification and Tracking (ODCT) has been designed to help make autonomous rail transport more …
Major Projects & Infrastructure, Passenger Rail, Safety, Track & Civil Construction

New rail bridge for Narre Warren

A new design to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Webb Street has been announced with an elevated …
Freight Rail, Operations & Maintenance, Resources, Safety, Workforce

Call for RAT kits access to be prioritised

Leading Australian rail freight operator Pacific National says securing adequate numbers of Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kits for workers continues …
Latest Contracts, Major Projects & Infrastructure, Passenger Rail, Plant, Machinery & Equipment, Track & Civil Construction

TBMs ordered for Sydney Metro West

The $1.96 billion tunnel construction for the Sydney Metro West project is on track to commence before the end of this year, …
Freight Rail, Operations & Maintenance, Passenger Rail, Safety, Signalling & Communications, Workforce

Cutting down on SPADs

WA train operator Arc Infrastructure has launched an initiative to raise awareness of SPAD (Signal Passed At Danger) incidents.
Freight Rail, Operations & Maintenance, Plant, Machinery & Equipment, Products & Technology, Rail Supply, Sustainability

More Wabtec FLXdrives for Pilbara

Mining company Rio Tinto has bought four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives from Wabtec Corporation to support sustainable operations of its rail …
Major Projects & Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Passenger Rail, Rollingstock & Manufacturing, Signalling & Communications, Track & Civil Construction, Workforce

High Speed Rail to kick off a revolution

A High Speed Rail link between Newcastle and Sydney will kick-start a rail revolution in Australia, and a better future …