New interactive events from Manx Electric Railway and the Isle of Man Steam Railway

The Isle of Man Steam Railway and Manx Electric Railway has announced that they have teamed up to host a range of interactive events via their websites and social media pages.
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ZTR and BlackBerry announce digital remote railcar monitoring solution

Technology News
After recognising that there was an immediate industry need for a remote railcar monitoring solution that could withstand the rugged conditions of the railway, provide greater fleet insights and operate with extended battery life, ZTR and BlackBerry Limited have decided to leverage their mutual strengths.

New speed restrictions for trains hauling hazardous materials in Canada

Canada
After the derailment of of several trains hauling hazardous materials, namely crude oil, Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau has issued new orders around the speed of these trains, which are now classified as “key trains” and “higher-risk key trains.”

Mount Isa Rail Line suspended due to COVID-19

Queensland Rail News
Long haul train and coach services within Queensland will be temporarily reduced as part of wider efforts to contain COVID-19.

Regional boost: Inland Rail's $13.3 billion promise

Inland Rail Project
GOVERNMENT is talking up the value of Inland Rail, saying it has the potential to deliver a boost of up to $13.3 billion to regional Australia over the next 50 years.

Baxter rail extension at a ‘standstill’

Victorian Rail News
FRANKSTON MP Paul Edbrooke says that the Baxter rail extension will remain at a “standstill” until the business case is released.

Rail traffic between Russia and other countries suspended due to coronavirus

Europe
Since the beginning of the spread of the new coronavirus, Russian Railways canceled rail communications with 21 countries

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