Siemens interoperability

Siemens Mobility signs interoperability MoC

  Siemens Mobility has signed the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with governments and industry, aimed at enhancing rail interoperability throughout Australia and addressing long-standing legacy issues in the rail industry.
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rail fatigue

Fatigue conviction for rail safety worker

The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) has welcomed the finalisation of proceedings against a rail safety worker in New South Wales who pleaded guilty to three charges relating to serious and repeated fatigue breaches of Rail Safety National Law (RSNL). Read More
sydney tbm

Local Western Sydney students to name next TBM

Students from six primary schools across Western Sydney will have the chance to name a mega tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the 23-kilometre Sydney Metro–Western Sydney Airport line. The six schools are Orchard Hills Public School, Claremont Meadows Public School, Our Lady of the Rosary Primary St Marys, Kurrambee School, St Marys North Public School and St Marys South Public School. Read More
infrastructure rail

Major SRL works contract out for tender

The next major works contract for Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) East between Cheltenham to Box Hill in Melbourne is now out to market – with Expressions of Interest open for the high-tech trains, signalling and rail systems, and a 15-year term to operate and maintain the new network.
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Sydney Airport tunnelling

Sydney Airport tunnelling under way

It’s full steam ahead on the Sydney Metro-Western Sydney Airport project, with tunnelling of the new 23-kilometre line now underway. Two 1066-tonne tunnel boring machines (TBMs) Eileen and Peggy have started their journeys at the future Airport Business Park Station, carving out the first 5.5-kilometre sections of the twin metro tunnels towards the Aerotropolis. Read More