INFRASTRUCTURE Australia wants the federal and state governments to prioritise faster rail, fast rail, and high-speed rail investments to help cope with an exodus of people from the major cities to regional centres as outlined in its 2021 Infrastructure Plan.
Roads Australia (RA), the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council have announced an industry-first partnership to reduce the environmental impact of new and existing transport infrastructure.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has released its strategy to guide its development of key sustainability initiatives over the next three years.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the release of the 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan, which calls for a new wave of infrastructure reform to fully leverage the Australian Government’s $110 billion infrastructure spend and drive the national COVID-19 recovery.
City Deals are partnerships between the three levels of government, community and the private sector to work towards a shared vision for liveable cities.
Sociéte d’Exploitation du Transgabonais’ concession to operate the 650 km railway linking Franceville with the capital Libreville and the port of Owendo has been extended, and a new investor has committed to providing finance and expertise to support a modernisation to increase capacity on the line
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia have 34 per cent of the world’s cobalt reserves and over 10 per cent of global copper reserves.
Russian manufacturer Sinara Transport Machines has been awarded a contract to supply six TGM8 ‘Elephant’ shunting locomotives to the Compagnie des Bauxites de Kindia bauxite mining subsidiary of aluminium producer RUSAL.
ANGOLA’s Ministry of Transport is preparing to launch a tender to operate, maintain and improve the 1067mm-gauge Benguela Railway that connects the landlocked countries of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia to the Atlantic coast.
While the first passengers are due to travel over a newly built section of the Tunisian capital’s RFR suburban network later this month, the government and its contractors are struggling to complete future phases of the programme.
Qantas plans to bring its Airbus A380s back into service next July after a two-year Californian desert sojourn.
Singapore Airlines is canceling dozens of flights into Australia over the next few months.
On Tuesday, India’s full-service carrier Vistara announced that the company’s CEO Leslie Thng will move to Singapore Airlines from January 1, 2022.
Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts to help increase flight tracking all around the world.
On Saturday, September 11th, Saudi Arabian Airlines (better known as Saudia) unveiled the brand new livery of one of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.
LEADERS of Iran and Iraq have stressed the need to complete the cross-border rail line from Shalamcheh, Iran, to Basra.
Siemens Mobility have announced they have signed a contract with the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), in witness of the Egyptian Prime Minister, which will see them construct a brand new rail nicknamed ‘Suez Canal on tracks’.
Keolis MHI Rail Management and Operation has assumed the responsibility of running and maintaining Dubai Metro, along with the operation of Dubai Tram from Serco Middle East.
THE first two four-car Alstom Innovia 300 monorail trains built in Britain have arrived in the Egyptian capital.
A Keolis-led joint venture has begun operating and maintaining Dubai’s driverless metro network and operating the emirate’s light rail network under a nine-year contract awarded by the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) on January 31.
The threat of court sanction would be enough to ensure the new owner of a key east coast freight facility did not exploit its powerful position to the detriment of competitors, the judge behind a landmark case has said.
An investigation into a train derailment on the Nullarbor last year has found the tracks failed to restore to the normal position after an east-bound train departed the line two hours prior.
Former BHP Billiton coal boss Dean Dalla Valle will replace David Irwin as chief executive officer of Pacific National, the bulk and intermodal operator announced on Monday.
EXPORTS of agricultural, mineral and timber products through Victorian ports face big disruptions from two rail industry battles over wage and work conditions.
DRAWN out negotiations between Victorian grain train drivers and freight business Pacific National (PN) is costing the grains industry millions of dollars due to train delays and cancellations.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) in Singapore has awarded a civil contract for the design and construction of Loyang station and tunnels under the Cross Island Line Phase 1 (CRL1).
The Ministry of Transport is pushing ahead with the procurement of battery railcars, and consideration is being given to local production and the conversion of existing diesel locomotives to battery power.
China is reportedly set to invest around $154.
Central Japan Railway Company is to revamp its offering for business travellers using Tokaido Shinkansen services, in response to changing travel patterns and working practices driven by the coronavirus pandemic.
At the station, the accused tricked the girl into going with them by telling her that there was no train that night.
The nation’s largest freight rail company, Aurizon, has had a busy year behind the scenes examining possible acquisition opportunities, and it is understood one of them is GrainCorp.
The CBH Group has announced Aurizon as its preferred provider of above rail operations following a request for proposal process.
THE contract to haul grain for CBH Group has been awarded to Aurizon, and will add three train sets to Western Australia’s already impressive grain fleet.
The $205 million sale of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal (the Terminal) to Pacific National completed today, with all conditions satisfied and outstanding funds transferred to Aurizon.
Aurizon, Australia’s largest rail freight operator, is inviting community groups and charities located across the Company’s operations to apply for cash grants of up to $20,000 through the latest round of its Community Giving Fund.
Hot Rails has previously looked at the Southern Highlands corridor, estimating the cost of a 200km/h corridor all the way from Goulburn into Central Station to be in the order of $3.
Fast rail in Australia has been a long-held dream for many in the country and one expert believes conditions could finally be right for projects to move ahead.
It’s been labelled a “national disgrace” that needs fixing but Gladys Berejiklian has said COVID squabbles has shown it may never happen.
The ‘International High Speed Rail Voices’ report published by High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) demonstrates the transformational role high-speed rail is playing in revolutionising travel across the globe, driving policy makers’ economic and environmental decisions, whilst creating international links that will become ever more important in our increasingly globalised world.
Brisbane has all but secured the Olympic victory it first tried for 29 years ago, but that goal will now trigger a debate about the infrastructure south-east Queensland needs to host the world’s biggest sporting event.
The announcement came out on Sunday that all V/Line train services that day would be cancelled.
Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”), has announced that it has delivered two brand new Plaxton Panther coaches to Heathrow Airport-based operator AirSym Ltd with finance provided through ADL’s partner Mistral Bus and Coach.
Wythall Transport Museum was originally set up by the Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Trust, formed in 1977 as a registered charity.
Boston is on a roll.
Back in June we were promised some bus upgrades as the first instalment of Victoria's Bus Plan.
Meanwhile, the long knives have come out alleging willy-nilly incompetence of CN’s Board and management for having signed onto outrageously expensive merger agreement terms and having failed to perceive the mood at the STB favoring competitive options over financial returns.
NEARLY two weeks after Canadian National’s (CN) attempt to purchase rival Class 1 Kansas City Southern (KCS) collapsed, KCS has confirmed that its board of directors have determined a revised merger offer from Canadian Pacific (CP) a “Company Superior Proposal” bringing negotiations over the proposed merger to a close.
The fallout from CN’s Surface Transportation Board-forced scuttling of its attempt to merge with Kansas City Southern grew from shrapnel to a ground-zero blast the day after Canadian Pacific and KCS rekindled their relationship and agreed to move forward with their merger.
An activist shareholder is pushing forward with plans to propose the removal of CN President and CEO JJ Ruest and add four industry veterans to the board following the railroad’s likely failed attempt to acquire Kansas City Southern.
Canadian Pacific announced on September 12 that it ‘looks forward to executing a definitive merger agreement’ with Kansas City Southern, after the smaller railroad’s board deemed that CP’s latest bid now amounted to a ‘Company Superior Proposal’ compared to a previous offer from Canadian National.
Queensland Rail is boosting reliability of facilities at its busiest transport hub, with two 40-year-old escalators set to be replaced at Central Station’s outer concourse from October.
TRANSPORT for New South Wales (TfNSW) has awarded the RailConnect NSW joint venture of Hyundai Rotem, Mitsubishi Electric Australia and UGL Rail a contract extension for a further 56 double-deck EMU cars for the Mariyung fleet.
Alstom has been awarded two contracts by Transport for NSW and Sydney Trains to design, deliver and provide long-term service support for European Train Control System Level 2 (ETCS) trackside signalling technology as part of the State’s More Trains, More Services – Digital Systems Program.
The availability of faster rail will be the tipping point for city dwellers considering joining the droves of people migrating to the regions as a result of the pandemic, but most will still prefer to be able to walk to the station.
If you've been a regular train traveller, you've probably seen all manner of things unfold.
“Getting vaccinated remains one of the most important ways we can protect each other and our community.
The London Underground has seen its busiest rush hour morning since March 2020, according to Transport for London (TfL) data.
The Rail, Tram, and Bus Union has issued its position on mandatory vaccination of its members.
Verdict has been conducting a poll to study the trends in business optimism during COVID-19 as reflected by the views of companies on their future growth prospects amid the pandemic.
Rail operators Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink are making the changes in order to better suit the needs of passengers as the effects of the pandemic lessen, bringing more efficient service across the network and supporting schools, colleges and office workers with approximately 1,000 train services per week being be brought back into action.
Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari has affirmed that the government will provide €170m a year to support the rail freight sector until 2024 as part of a National Rail Freight Development Strategy.
Connected since July to the Polish border by a standard gauge link, the Kaunas Intermodal Terminal in Lithuania is set to become a strategic hub for the Baltic States as part of the wider Rail Baltica programme.
Serbia is set to invest around $7.
Fitted to intermodal trains in Switzerland, Voith’s CargoFlex autocoupler builds on experience in the passenger sector, and is now being upgraded with a full digital capability.
More than twenty organisations in Belgium, including the Flemish ports, Infrabel and VBO, have presented the Rail Roadmap 2030.
One week ago I heard that 252 had broken apart just north of Plattsburgh- with over 200 cars!
Photos will be out when I get a chance.
This is a long one.
New Qube C44aci QL class locos have been running on the south the last week.
I’m writing this from just south of Hudson, NY…
The Government will fund a business case for the extension of the Inland Rail line from Toowoomba to the Port of Gladstone.
Chilled WA lamb is being sent to Brisbane by rail as stressed North American shipping bypasses Fremantle, Melbourne, and Sydney.
AUSTRALIAN Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has entered into a collaborative framework agreement for the Northern Civil Works Programme with the BHQ joint venture (BHQ JV), comprising of Bielby Holdings, JF Hull Holdings and QH&M Birt.
Work is underway on a project that has been the talk of Australia since the nineteenth century.
A multibillion-dollar plan to link Toowoomba and Gladstone is a great idea ‘on the wrong track’ and Gympie, the Fraser Coast and Bundaberg should be in the mix, Wide Bay mayors have said.
BRAZIL’s Ministry of Infrastructure is assessing applications by four companies to build 10 new lines totalling 3300km, representing an investment of Reais 53.
Designating this month as ‘Railway September’, the government has introduced legislation to simplify the process of authorising the construction of new rail projects.
The Brazilian Federal Government has signed a concession agreement with Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) Brazilian subsidiary Bamin for the completion and operation of a FIOL (East-West Integration) railway section.
Icomera and Glimpse Analytics are to co-operate to offer ‘robust’ video analytics software for the real-time monitoring of passenger loadings, enabling operators and passengers to make more informed decisions based on train occupancy.
Turkey: Two Stadler EuroDual locomotives have been delivered to Turkish operator Körfez Ulaştırma.
Anyone who has visited the area over the past few months can’t have missed the huge amount of street works going on, as part of plans to revamp the road layout around Aldwych and Strand.
A short post.
How well do you understand recycling?
I was invited to do a Zoom presention to the St.
RISSB is working with stakeholders to respond to some of the greatest challenges facing rail.
On my recent trip to the Capital Region, I visited Mohawk Valley Railroad for a couple of needed turnouts.
Time hasn't stood still on South Coast Rail.
Depots by John announces a streetcar waiting shelter kit available in HO and N scale.
In the 1870s, it was obvious to local business and political leaders that the stranglehold the huge Pennsylvania Railroad held on commerce in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas had to be broken.
August 2021’s New York Central-themed issue and the recent arrival of Broadway Limited Imports’ all-new HO-scale GP20 diesel locomotive model (see July 2021’s Model Railroad News, page 62) had me thinking about the classic and long-serving TYCO GP20 model.
Ken Jones visited the Apedale Valley Light Railway Transport Show on 29th August and has sent us the following photographs.
The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway has confirmed that their flagship steam locomotive, “The Earl”, is back in service hauling steam trains.
The Eastleigh Lakeside Railway in Hampshire, has announced that they are now offering Day Rover Tickets for passengers wanting more rides.
Jurassic, a 118-year-old steam locomotive, has been back in steam at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway in Skegness.
Yesterday was prototype day at the Adirondack Live Steamers.
A $20 million contract has been awarded to deliver major electrical works at Dubbo’s Mindyarra Maintenance Centre in New South Wales.
CIMIC Group company UGL, as a member of the RailConnect NSW joint venture, has been awarded a contract extension by Transport for NSW to increase the size of the Mariyung Fleet, and install an additional transformer at the maintenance facility at Kangy Angy on the NSW Central Coast.
Container logistics operator, ACFS Port Logistics, has expanded its NSW intermodal container yard by 2,000 TEU.
Divers are trying to block a slow leak in the diesel tank of a 50-tonne locomotive at the bottom of Picton harbour, as specialist airbags are prepared to float and recover the rail shunter on Friday.
New South Wales's planning regulator on Tuesday rejected a plan by a unit of South Korea's POSCO to develop a coking coal mine and rail line in the Australian state, saying that the environmental and social impacts would be too great.
Construction of Auckland’s Light Rail network won’t start before 2024 according to the government’s just-released
NEW Zealand national railway KiwiRail has reported an improved surplus of $NZ 63.
National railway KiwiRail is to launch a weekday freight service between Auckland and Christchurch from October, boosting capacity between the North and South islands in time for the peak season and while the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting other modes.
A new weekday rail service between Auckland and Christchurch is being launched to help New Zealand businesses grappling with disrupted ports and shipping lines.
Auckland One Rail (AOR) in New Zealand has secured a contract from Auckland Transport (AT) to operate rail services in the city from next year.
There is a window of opportunity needing to be seized following the release of a tender into the relocation of the Darwin Passenger Railway Terminal.
A study looking at the viability of transporting cattle on rail to Darwin and South Australia is being conducted by the NT Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade.
The Territory is shifting.
Rail authorities are getting projects done while promoting cross-cultural awareness.
With the worsening situation with regard to Covid 19 and South Australia The Ghan passenger train has been stopped at Alice Springs.
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Last September, on the day San Francisco’s skies burned orange and blocked out the sun, a top candidate for District 1 supervisor, Connie Chan, tweeted a photo of herself holding a signed copy of the Sunrise Movement’s Green New Deal pledge.
Lentils, peas, and faba beans have long been regarded as hippie food.
This week we’re joined by Professor Leslie Kern to talk about her book Feminist City and the need to make more spaces for non-traditional relationships, feminist geography and intersectionality.
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The investments cover the addition of “tens of thousands” of new chassis and TRAC’s debut of the BlueEdge Chassis Refurbishing program.
This is the third match-up in our competition to find America’s Most Toxic Car Ad.
August data from Cass Information Systems shows a sequential surge in expenditures, a proxy for freight rates, with shipments stepping higher as well.
A controversial plan to limit the number of scooter- and bike-share operators in the nation’s capital has some advocates wondering why micromobility providers are again being held to higher standards than are drivers, automakers, and car-related businesses.
The deadly fire that tore through a Queens home last Wednesday, killing a 9-year-old boy, after a battery for an e-scooter ignited, is the latest danger facing New York City’s nearly 80,000 delivery workers, experts and advocates say.
Pacific National is increasing its services to keep Australia’s supply chain moving during the pandemic.
The vaccination of COVID-19 to essential freight workers should be accelerated says Pacific National chief executive Paul Scurrah.
Pacific National Australia has thanked the New South Wales government for providing additional resources for COVID testing of essential freight workers at Taree.
A report into an incident at Kiama, on behalf of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, has emphasised risk controls measures to avoid a reoccurence.
Significant investment and job generator during COVID economic recovery
Hosted by Grain Trade Australia (GTA), the Australian Grain Industry Conference (AGIC) will present its AGIC Asia 2021 conference as a virtual event on March 3.
Funding for the Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative (PBRI) has been renewed in 2020, the International Year of Plant Health, which will strengthen coordination across the Australian plant industry sector on biosecurity research, according to minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud.
Ports Australia has welcomed three new members from both local and international corporations.
In an industry-first, Ports Australia has launched a detailed trade statistics resource, which collates and exhibits the ports sector’s trade data.
Today we reach our 2.
Qube Holdings has revealed it will write down up to $215 million on a loss-making import-export rail terminal at its Moorebank freight hub as it signed off on a deal to sell land and warehouses to a consortium led by the Logos Property Group.
ASX-listed Qube Holdings is not one to shy away from a deal in the Australian transport sector - however the coal exposure inside Macquarie’s One Rail Australia has given it pause for thought.
Chris Corrigan, golden boy of the Liberal Party, villain of Labor, has won a $1.
There’s no doubt that the coming generation of intermodal terminals will take the next step forward in efficiency, backed by the latest in automation technology.
The port and rail giant Qube Holdings had a good year in 2020: strong revenue, healthy profits, bonuses for executives and dividends for shareholders.
The Queensland government has given the go-ahead for a $250 million vanadium mine near Julia Creek that it says will pioneer production of a globally sought-after new economy mineral, and support up to 400 regional jobs.
Gympie man and rail enthusiast John Hermann shares more of his recollections, and his dreams for the future of a new tourist railway to the north.
A truck has become stuck under a railway bridge in Brisbane’s inner-south, causing delays on both road and rail.
A billion-dollar plan to boost train services between the Gold Coast and Logan in time for the 2032 Olympics will come at a major cost for locals, with property resumptions guaranteed.
The village of Llangennech has had a plaque presented to mark the anniversary of a freight train derailment.
Over the past 20 years, the KCS Holiday Express project has raised more than $2.
The Railway Benefit Fund are the only charity attending this year’s Railtex/Infrarail Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham.
Rail Wellbeing LIVE 2021 has now opened registration and is the largest free online wellbeing event for the rail industry.
Last week, the RailFreight Summit 2021 was held in Lodz, Poland.
Railway signal manufacturer Aldridge has achieved Authorised Engineering Organisation status, recognising its excellence in innovation and engineering.
NR’s Accelerated Innovation programme approached Intoware last year as information on its track renewals was not being fully captured and utilised efficiently across the network.
Cortec’s VpCI-395 primer is a fast drying, two-component (2K) water-based epoxy one-coat system that can be applied directly to metal for use as a protective primer in harsh, unsheltered outdoor applications.
PART 1, THE CASE FOR SYSTEM SAFETY: Industry 4.
The main challenge is to extend wheelset bearing maintenance intervals in the high-speed market with SKF identifying that a continuous and sufficient supply of oil from the grease to the rolling contact was required for the whole life of the bearing.
I stood it for as long as I could.
There are five bedrooms on the upper level of an Amtrak Superliner sleeping car.
These days, by far the best way to travel between London and Paris is by high-speed train through the “chunnel” under the English Channel.
Have you ever wanted to set out on an expedition of Australia by rail?
When you think of Australian rail travel, what springs to mind?
From Railpage to all our loyal users, moderators and administrators, wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful and safe New Year.
Railpage has available for download the new 2018 version of the All Australia Tracks Google Earth overlay.
Railpage is calling for 6 or so volunteers to become core team members of the RP testing team for the new developer software releases.
Submissions are now open for our monthly international photo competition.
During World War II a vital role was played by the Army’s railway operating units in theatres of war in the Middle East and Europe.
“Everyone is trained to stop if they find something,” explains Metro Deputy Executive Officer and Metro Division 20 Portal Widening Project Manager Matt Gallagher.
There are many people interested in former transportation companies, whether they were trucking companies, railroads, airlines or ocean lines.
On this date in 1932, the George Westinghouse Memorial Bridge officially opened in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway at Midsomer Norton has announced that steam locomotive Austin 1 will be staying with them a little longer.
Crewe Heritage Centre has been donated HST Power Car No.
The Epping Ongar Railway has confirmed that BR Class 20 locomotive, No.
The Class G5 Locomotive Company has announced an extra open day later this month, allowing the public to see what progress has been made on the steam locomotive.
Users of the Railway Magazine app on mobile can expect to find plenty of brand new accessibility features to greatly improve navigation and readability.
Woman convicted of attempting to use shunts to disrupt signal system, derail trains
This coming Monday, the third series of tours around the railway world looking at the buildings and structures that allow trains to carry people will start.
After 27 years, Pendennis Castle is back in steam!
Editor’s Note: September is Safety Month in the North American railway industry.
“Everything I've done has prepared me for ice swimming.
Long-distance passenger services were hit particularly hard, falling by 42.
I had spent my life – 44 years – in Tegucigalpa, the capital of
New Elkhart Location Featured in the News!
Thinking through my year’s travel plans.
TESTING on part of the Moscow Big Circle Line (BCL) began on September 14, following the completion of three new stations on the 17.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD), the government of Sakhalin Oblast, Rosatom and Transmashholding (TMH) have signed a protocol declaring the Sakhalin hydrogen railway project feasible.
Two multilateral agreements have been signed to explore the potential for autonomous operation of hydrogen-powered trains in Sakhalin oblast.
Russian Railways is planning to use platooning technology to operate flights of up to five freight trains next year using radio data exchange between locomotives to create a virtual coupling.
UNITED Wagon Company, the largest manufacturer of freight wagons in Russia, is to build 500 hopper wagons by the end of 2021 for Rusagrotrans.
Workers on Gawler’s rail line electrification project are failing drug tests, and there have been hundreds of safety incidents.
South Australia’s public transport system is taking another step towards becoming greener and more energy efficient, with hybrid energy technologies being adopted for more than half of the existing fleet of diesel trains.
The number of complaints per 100,000 journeys on Adelaide's public transport system rises again as people return to the city's buses, trains and trams.
Gawler rail line delays continue frustrating commuters again as the government gives no clear end date of the electrification upgrade.
The completion of the long-delayed electrification of Adelaide's Gawler train line has now been shunted off until 2022, angering commuters who have been forced onto substitute buses since last year.
Tom Pavic-Ryan reflects on 11 years of being a guide on the West Coast Wilderness Railway.
It's a remarkable feat of engineering, and now there's a push to have this west coast railway added to the national heritage list.
TasRail is finalising negotiations with a Tasmanian business on the design and construction contract for its new shiploader at Burnie.
The government is “backing away a million miles an hour” from its passenger rail commitment, an independent candidate says, as she calls for the project to be put on the fast track.
The Port of Hobart will be the state’s international gateway to the Southern Ocean thanks to TasPorts’ planned multi-million-dollar redevelopment for Macquarie Wharfs.
THIS makes it more difficult to start on inclines, for instance.
WITH the MCx OTT (Over The Top) solution, a public mobile operators’ network services are used as a transport medium for the MCx application with GSM-R-like features such as point-to-point calling, group calls and prioritised calls.
Spellman joined Rio Grande in 2018 when RIOTECH acquired Innovative Solutions In Signaling, LLC, where he served as Vice President.
Today’s workforce management systems are helping railroads to boost accuracy and efficiency and to provide record visibility and an enterprise-wide view.
Airbus CyberSecurity and Alstom, global leader in sustainable mobility, have signed a worldwide cooperation agreement focussing on rail transport cybersecurity.
Dovetail Games has announced that Xbox Game Pass now includes Train Sim World 2.
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This tutorial for installation of Diesel rolling stock, sound and cabviewI’m giving sound and cabview folder for Alco and Emd locos.
Dovetail Games, makers of Train Sim World 2, has announced that the Cathcart Circle Line has been released for Train Sim World 2.
MSTS Indian Railway Vidarbha Route Part 1.
Their original purpose was to provide transportation to San Franciscans and visitors to the city, which they have done for 148 years.
Instead of lying on a table, those plans will be put to construction use as officials look to start the project, which will extend the route to Hillsboro, this fall.
The move follows MARTA’s May request for input on interior railcar design features.
Due to scheduled rail replacement, Link light rail will experience service disruptions between Tukwila International Boulevard station and Rainier Beach station late evening Saturday, Sept.
COLAS France will construct the Line T3b light rail extension in Paris after it was awarded two contracts by the Paris Transport Authority (RATP).
The public are being asked to give feedback on plans by Network Rail to fully close a footpath level crossing in Copmanthorpe.
The Abellio-led Greater Anglia and West Midlands Trains businesses have agreed directly-awarded National Rail Contracts with the Department for Transport, ahead of the expiry of their Emergency Recovery Measures Agreement contracts on September 19.
Bletchley railway station has benefited from a tidy up after work from railway workers and volunteers earlier this month.
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced that it has launched a full investigation into a crash between a freight train and a tractor and trailer at a user worked level crossing in Cambridgeshire.
Network Rail has launched a new campaign at Reading and Bristol Temple Meads stations aiming to promote safety.
The love triangle appears to have ended: Kansas City Southern has terminated plans to merge with Canadian railway CN and has agreed to merge with rival suitor Canadian Pacific.
This long-time intermodal container commerce analyst/economist (since my maritime vs.
Wabtec’s FLXdrive, described as “the world’s first 100% battery, heavy-haul locomotive,” fresh off testing on BNSF, was front and center at a Sept.
Strato received the award for 2020.
It was perhaps fitting that United States President Joe Biden was front and center at the celebration held to mark the 50th anniversary of Amtrak at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia on April 30.
The Victorian Government has awarded the contract for a major construction effort to remove Sunbury’s dangerous Gap Road level crossing, as well as releasing final designs for the project.
The first L-beams have been lifted into place over the new Hallam Station and rail bridge in Melbourne.
The Victorian Government’s
A spreadsheet of marginal electorates that was used to promise railway station car parks to voters as part of a $660 million program could only have come out of the offices of former infrastructure minister Alan Tudge or Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
More than 300 of the V/Line workforce have been required to isolate after five positive COVID tests were detected in among V/Line drivers and operational staff.
Mining company Roy Hill has ordered a Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric heavy-haul freight locomotive.
Mining company Roy Hill has ordered a Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric heavy-haul freight locomotive.
AUSTRALIAN heavy-haul rail and port operator Roy Hill has ordered a FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive from Wabtec for use on its 344km 1435mm-gauge iron-ore railway in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
WA Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has reintroduced the Government Railways Amendment Bill to the State Parliament.
The WA Government has allocated more than $5.
Due to a broken down car blocking tracks in Church Street near Highett Street
Due to a fire brigade request in Gilbert Road near Miller Street
Monday 6 September to Friday 10 September, first to last tram
Due to a burst water main on Chapel Street near Inkerman Street
Collins Street trams have resumed along their normal lines following the earlier disruption.