Grain transport: Push for more roads to carry bigger trucks

GRAIN would move faster by horse and cart than on some trains, based on the current rail freight network, says the Victorian Farmers Federation.
Victorian Rail News

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Trainline launches Google Assistant app

UK
Independent ticket retailer Trainline has launched a voice-activated Google Assistant rail app, which customers in the UK can use to access advance or real-time information on journey times and details, prices, delays and disruption.

LNP takes Cross River Rail ‘off the table’

Queensland Rail News
LNP Leader Tim Nicholls confirmed his party would delay construction of Cross River Rail if it was elected to govern Queensland on Saturday.

Siemens to develop Queensland ETCS hub

Queensland Rail News
In a ceremony during the first day of the AusRail Plus 2017 exhibition, Siemens announced on November 21 that it is investing A$4·8m to develop an ETCS technology centre in Brisbane, to support its signalling activities across Australia, New Zealand and the Southeast Asia region.

Preferred North East Link slammed by Banyule Mayor

Other Transport News
A PREFERRED route, which will increase the cost of the North East Link, has been chosen by an Andrews Government Cabinet subcommittee.

Artesyn enters Indian rail market

Asian Rail News
Artesyn Embedded Technologies is to collaborate with Lab To Market Innovations to bring its ControlSafe range of SIL4 computing platforms to the Indian rail market.

More trains but stations from the 1860s

New South Wales Rail News
IF YOU are currently fighting for a seat on trains from Blacktown that should change on Sunday.

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