Locals want decision on fate of North East Rail Trail

Locals in the north-east Tasmanian town of Scottsdale do not agree on everything, but the general consensus is the place is booming.
Tasmanian Rail News

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Upgrading prompts change in circular train schedule

Asian Rail News
Myanma Railways (MR) will change the schedule of the Yangon circular railway starting on Wednesday due to renovation and upgrade work, but its assured that commuters would not be affected, especially during peak hours, according to MR manager U Zaw Lwin.

Greater Anglia Aventra EMUs under construction in Derby

UK
Bombardier Transportation’s Derby plant has begun production of the first of 111 Class 720 Aventra electric multiple-units for Greater Anglia, the operator announced on February 20.

It’s time Labor and Coalition gave us a deadline for trains

Victorian Rail News
HOPE – that’s all V/Line passengers have after the latest debacle involving the train operator.

The 2014 union sell-out of NSW rail workers

New South Wales Rail News
A week and a half after declaring it was “close on all the conditions” to recommending the state Liberal-National government’s latest proposed enterprise agreement covering New South Wales (NSW) train staff, the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) has adopted a stony silence.

Eurostar runs Amsterdam preview service

Europe
Cross-Channel high speed train operator Eurostar ran a preview service between London St Pancras and Amsterdam Centraal on February 20, to mark the opening of ticket sales for the regular twice-daily service which is scheduled to begin on April 4.

No, you can’t tap your hand to get on the train – where biohacktivists stand under the law

New South Wales Rail News
A brave step forward for cyborg rights? A media stunt? Or just indifference to contract law? Those are the questions raised by news that biohacker Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow plans to take Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to court after it cancelled his digital travel card.

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