Leaders from the rail sector have formed key partnerships with representatives from federal, state and territory governments to progress work on the National Rail Action Plan.
A new report will provide the rail industry with recommendations to ensure that research leads to a thriving technology and innovation culture within the rail industry.
Leon Arundell says (Letters, May 29) it'll take twenty three years for tram trip reductions in carbon emissions to pay back the carbon emissions in building Stage One.
Your report (Page 5, May 26) of the Grattan Institute stating the high speed train would be too costly gives no justification for that assertion other than a cynical and misleading suggestion that it will cost $10,000 per taxpayer for the primary benefit of business travellers.
The journalist suffered a serious wound to his left eye
The upgrade, which took two years, was designed to substantially improve the reliability of services to and from Dakar, eliminate derailment risks and optimise the line to handle increased traffic volumes.
South Africa’s largest national park is about to be the home of a boutique, luxury hotel situated inside a series of converted 1950s train carriages on top of a bridge.
Resource Generation (RES) has entered into non-binding term sheet agreements to finance a key rail link to its Boikarabelo Coal project in South Africa
MORE THAN A mile long and consisting of 200 freight cars, Mauritania’s Train du Desert is one of the
Kenya Railways has issued a raft of measures to commuters and passengers using the Madaraka Express and Nairobi Commuter Rail services in the wake of Covid-19.
Florida based Satcom Direct has signed an exclusive deal with a major European business aviation company.
The Boeing 747 is one of the most legendary jets in commercial aviation history.
As the aviation industry continues to find its way in the wake of COVID-19, we saw a resurgence in total flight activity in May, driven mostly by non-commercial flights.
As it looks to ramp up operations in the wake of the aviation crisis that saw flights in and out of the UAE halted, Etihad has today announced a wealth of connecting flights.
Flightradar24 note: With Flightradar24 data, ICF examined flights in the United States to see how airline networks and routes have been impacted and what characteristics, if any, the busiest and most impacted routes share.
The fleet of eight-car trains was ordered by Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), an agency of Egypt’s Ministry of Transport, under a Won 433.
A total of 220,000 tons of essential goods have been transported via railroads since the beginning of the current Iranian year on March 20, registering a 30% rise compared with the similar period of last year, the director general of Commercial Services Coordination Bureau with the Government Trading Corporation said on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Roads & Urban Development has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mapna Group for construction of the long-planned rail link between Esfahan and Ahvaz, capital of Khuzestan province
The €1bn multilateral agreement to finance Egyptian National Railways’ purchase of 1 300 Transmashholding coaches over five years has come into force, the Russian supplier announced on April 21.
Transit of basic goods to the ports via railway network in the first Iranian calendar month of Farvardin (March 20-April 19) was tripled (up 200 percent) compared to the figure for the same month last year, IRIB reported, quoting the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI).
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 Bangalore Metro Rail Co Ltd is expecting the Centre’s nod to a DPR on the 19 km Outer Ring Road Metro corridor to ascend in 3 months.
On Thursday twenty Delhi Metro staff have tested positive for COVID-19 as per sources.
On Monday the State Govt declared that the Urban Mass Transit Company (UMTC) would be planning a revised DPR for the trackless tram system in the city Visakhapatnam.
Speaking after a limited cabinet meeting on May 29, chief economic affairs minister, Mr Airlangga Hartarto, told reporters that the decision was made by Indonesia’s president, Mr Joko Widodo.
On Wednesday Telangana High Court issued a notice to the State & Central govt Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd and L&T Metro Rail Ltd for arranging counter-affidavits in 4 weeks in the PIL filed alleging fixation of ticket charges of city metro rail in contravention of Concession Agreement entered among Telangana.
Australia’s largest rail infrastructure project, Inland Rail and Australia’s largest rail freight operator, Aurizon, share how they’re meeting sustainability targets.
Australia’s largest rail transport company, Aurizon has provided a $250,000 donation towards the development of a
Figures released by Aurizon show that there has been greater demand for rail freight services in the March quarter of 2020.
NO MATERIAL IMPACT TO COAL OR BULK ABOVE RAIL VOLUMES IN QUARTER FROM COVID-19
Two of Australia’s leading transport companies, Linfox Logistics and Aurizon, are working hard to ensure the continued safe delivery of food and other essential goods for regional Queenslanders and thousands of other Australians as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds.
I basically support C Williams' call for a national high-speed rail network (Letters, June 1), despite a report from the Grattan Institute which concludes that such a network would not be cost effective.
In response to the Grattan Institute’s calls for Australia to ‘move on’ from High Speed Rail, the Public Transport Users Association notes the limitations of their analysis, and calls for urban megaroads projects to receive the same level of scrutiny.
A bullet train won’t work in Australia, nor will it be the climate saver many policy makers believe it will be, according to the authors of a report by a public policy think tank.
Australia should abandon the idea of a bullet train and governments should stop wasting public money to study proposals, according to a new report by the Grattan Institute.
The dream of a fast rail corridor between Canberra and Sydney has been dealt a major blow by a new report that claims bullet trains are unsuitable for Australia and rail renovations are “unlikely to fulfil the overblown claims made for them”.
Ten years ago the issue of whether buses connected with trains went from being a daily encountered but largely private passenger frustration to the political mainstream.
Transdev announces the signature of several public transportation contracts in Sweden and the Netherlands, valued at €1.
Key transport professionals have jointly written to the Victorian Premier urging the Government’s Building Victoria’s Recovery Taskforce to focus on upgrading bus services and active transport through a 5-point plan to improve mobility for Melbourne and build jobs as part of recovery from COVID-19.
The saying is to never look a gift horse in the mouth.
What happens when an area doesn't have public transport?
The latest purchase includes 393 route-km in Maine and Vermont and includes 92 route-km of railway leased from the Maine Department of Transportation.
Canadian Pacific [yesterday] completed its previously announced acquisition of the Central Maine & Quebec Railway US Inc.
Canadian Pacific formally completed its acquisition of the Central Maine & Quebec Railway on June 3, with the takeover of the railway’s US business.
Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP) and CN (NYSE: CNI) beat previous records for grain volumes hauled in May despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP) has been given the green light to own the portion of the Central Maine & Quebec (CMQ) Railway operating in the U.
A vision-impaired man and his guide dog were allegedly assaulted by a 24-year-old man while sitting in the disabled seat on a train.
A quick-thinking platform attendant is credited with saving the life of a woman whose arm got stuck in train doors as it pulled out of a station.
Ups real-time data flows to monitor passenger numbers, avoid crowding.
A man has been charged with a string of sexual offences after allegedly harassing several women on trains in western Sydney.
Construction for Sydney's new metro train line has uncovered two 'ghost platforms' hidden beneath Central Station, buried and abandoned for 40 years.
Rail union, RMT, has called for urgent intervention to protect Hull Trains and Grand Central during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of rail passenger journeys in Great Britain fell dramatically towards the of the quarter (ending March 2020), as the impact of coronavirus hit hard.
Since the launch of the COVID-19 Task Force at the beginning of March 2020 by the International Union of Railways (UIC) – which combines 70 UIC member companies and 18 international organisations with relevant information and knowledge – preventive measures and procedures adapted to the railway sector have been exchanged to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
In a bid to continue its advocacy for rail and public transport during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, the International Union of Railways (UIC) has issued a joint statement with the Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP).
The associations say that the coronavirus exposed the vulnerability of the closely interconnected world in which we live.
CR also operated 1033 China – Europe freight trains in May which was 43% more than in May 2019, and the first time 1000 such trains have operated in a single month.
Operation will commence on December 11 2021
The €799m contract was awarded to a consortium of Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Spie Batignolles Génie Civil, Dodin Campenon Bernard, Vinci Construction France, Spie Batignolles Fondations and Bottes Fondations.
European private rail freight operator Lineas has increased the capacity on its trains to enhance cargo transportation.
The rate of VAT on train fares will be cut from 7% to 5% to stimulate rail travel, while the general rate of VAT in Germany will be reduced from 19% to 16%.
This was a first for me.
No video this week, but we do have plenty of nice pictures.
There were 93 sightings for this week; This is 5 sightings more than last week.
CLP12 has been reactivated by SSR and is currently painted all white (it isn't primer).
There were 88 sightings for this week; This is 1 sighting less than last week.
Calls for a review into the planned Inland Rail route through NSW have gained fresh momentum following the announcement of a Queensland review last week.
The Federal Government has released the Inland Rail economic study, which shows the project has created growth in jobs and investment in towns along the rail line.
Construction of the $10 billion Melbourne-to-Brisbane rail line has started, but after 10 years and millions of dollars already spent, debate is still raging about where it should go.
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is inviting community groups and organisations to apply for round six of the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.
AM can reveal the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has bowed to pressure and ordered a review of the proposed inland rail route across south-eastern Queensland.
French multinational company Alstom was awarded two contracts for around €210 million by Metro de Santiago for 20 years of maintenance of the trains that run on lines 2 and 4, in addition to replacing traction and on-board computer systems with last generation units.
Visiting the grain producing centre of São Desidério in Bahia state on May 18, Transport Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas announced that the Brazilian army would be brought in to build part of the Ferrovia de Integração Oeste-Leste project.
A concessionaire to build and operate the Ferrogrão railway will be sought during the first quarter of 2021, Brazil’s Ministry of Infrastructure has confirmed.
The defining trait of urban areas is density: of people, activities, and structures.
Australia’s first geotextile made from locally sourced recycled plastics is now on the market.
Scientists have created a virtual reality video game to better understand how flying insects navigate the world.
We call on the acting Government of Australia, currently the Liberal-National Coalition led by Scott Morrison, to implement a Federal Independent Commission Against Corruption.
With a record-breaking 226 consecutive wins in the ratings and a string of scandals in his wake, Alan Jones will leave 2GB as the most successful, influential and controversial radio host Australia has ever known.
An exhibition that charts and celebrates the history of printing from the hand laid out letter presses to the modern computer aided design.
A grand late Victorian building in the City of London is notable for having three camels on the front.
One of my favorite aspects of model railroading is the history lesson that accompanies the prototype piece of equipment I am interested in adding to my collection or layout.
My editor (dhfan5) reminded me that I hadn’t posted a layout update in a while, so here’s what I’ve been working on.
He's one of rock's biggest stars, but Sir Rod Stewart has finally revealed the fruits of his other great passion - model railways.
I haven’t been railfanning lately, and I also have not been working on my layout.
My layout will have a long peninsula wall that I will need to construct in my basement layout room.
The Bala Lake Railway has an ongoing appeal, the President’s Appeal, which is seeking to raise funds towards vital repairs on the Llanuwchllyn Signal Box.
The Cleethorpes Coast Coast Railway has launched an appeal to help cover the costs while they are closed due to the coronavirus.
DRIVERS who fail to give way to cane trains in the Burdekin will be caught on camera and have their details passed on to police.
GB Railfreight has teamed up with Hornby to make a miniature version of its Class 66 locomotive, which has been named after Captain Tom Moore, to raise money for the NHS.
Commitment to the care and preservation of the steam and diesel locomotives in their care requires members of the Australian Sugar Cane Railway (
A new scissor crossing has been installed at Mt Eden, in Auckland, to allow trains continue running while work on the City Rail Link continues.
Sydney Metro Western Sydney Airport has been given the go ahead for a 2026 opening alongside the airport after the Federal Government committed $1.
Major works in the centre of Parramatta have begun, bringing the new light rail line from Westmead to Carlingford one step closer.
FINAL figures submitted to the state government show the cost for additional work at Tamworth Intermodal Rail Hub will be in the order of $20 million.
The Main North rail line is closed between Ardglen and Kankool in the Hunter Valley after two locomotives derailed on Wednesday night.
City Rail Link has redefined sustainability for the delivery of rail infrastructure projects.
Major works on New Zealand’s Northland Line have begun to enable more freight to be carried by train and faster passenger services.
KiwiRail has released a request for proposal (RFP) for new Interislander ferries with 300 per cent greater capacity for freight rail wagons.
Major works on New Zealand’s Northland Line have begun to enable more freight to be carried by train and faster passenger services.
A commuter rail trial in Dunedin has come to a halt, after Dunedin city councillors yesterday voted against funding a feasibility study this year.
The Northern Territory government has released a request for quotation for the development of a concept design for a rail passenger terminal as part of the Katherine Logistics and Agribusiness Hub.
The Defence Department has ruled out building a rail line into the Tindal RAAF Base as part of its $1.
Train services across the NT were disrupted for four hours yesterday after two boys jumped from a moving train.
Federal cabinet documents kept secret for 20 years reveal a radical legislative proposal to acquire Aboriginal land to ensure the construction of the 1,400 kilometre rail line from the Red Centre to Darwin.
The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), a $5 billion lending organisation, has appointed senior investment official Chris Wade as its new chief executive officer.
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A successful business model in modern conditions is definitely characterized by mobility, openness, automation of numerous processes.
In 1919 two small aircraft firms were set up in the UK and through many mergers became British Airways, which is now marking its centenary with a vision of flight in another century hence.
The Yarra River will be polluted with stormwater containing potentially toxic chemicals running off the $16 billion North East Link unless action is taken, a respected water expert has warned.
Vehicle emissions along the $16 billion North East Link will exceed the state's new air pollution standards, with the Eastern Freeway also predicted to fail pollution checks as an extra 100,000 vehicles come onto the road each day.
It’s high time Australia changed its current road user charges for trucks.
A ‘Superload’ will begin its long, slow journey through Melbourne from Monday night, and those driving might be impacted by traffic delays.
Wunder Mobility, a global mobility technology company, today announced the launch of its Wunder Vehicles product alongside an exclusive business-to-business partnership with Yadea, the world’s largest manufacturer of light electric vehicles based in China.
Rail freight cannot afford to be left “in the age of steam” chair of the Freight on Rail Group (FORG) Dean Dalla Valle has said in the inaugural industry-led Advanced Train Management System (ATMS) oversight group.
Smart thinking between Pacific National and Wagner Corporation highlights the many possibilities of rail freight.
Pacific National has today announced it will be increasing the size and scope of its mental health support for employees.
Rail firm’s unwelcome first in ATA backlash to apparent amenities access ban
Strategy for separate facilities for truck drivers and rail staff
Today we reach our 2.
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on a Special Heritage Train Tour from Southern Cross to Seymour, then travel to Mt Buller for a day in the snow or enjoy a Kelly Gang History Tour.
The Andrews Labor Government’s $600 million Mernda Rail Extension is six months ahead of schedule, with the first test trains to Mernda to be running by the end of September.
There are few places left on earth that are as untouched and wild as the Australian outback, a landscape that has captivated imaginations and attracted thrill-seekers for millennia.
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on board a special Heritage Train tour to Tocumwal travelling the “freight only” railway line.
Despite the continued uncertainty and impact of Covid-19, Qube is in a strong financial position.
Company optimistic amid guidance withdrawal and executive pay cuts
Market clouds gather after first half but acquisition pays out early on land sale
Qube Holdings chief executive Maurice James has scaled back growth forecasts amid uncertainty over how badly the coronavirus will disrupt imports to Australia as the logistics group reported a 16 per cent drop in interim profits to $51.
Qube has awarded the contract to build four locomotives to UGL, part of the CIMIC Group.
The Queensland Government has awarded a local business two subcontracts worth approximately $6 million to deliver piling works on Cross River Rail.
Over 400 local businesses have benefited from Cross River Rail so far, with 90 per cent of contracts going to Queensland-based businesses.
Queensland’s biggest infrastructure project is hiring, with jobs and contracts available now.
Since the end of the wet season there's been noticeably more activity along the Flinders Hwy corridor with work crews carrying out road and rail upgrades particularly in the mid-west.
EVERY day on my way to work, I pass the ever-growing demolition site at the old Brisbane Transit Centre.
Recent investigations by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) have highlighted the importance of ensuring effective track monitoring and infrastructure maintenance.
As it has for generations, the Railway Educational Bureau (REB) stands ready with the training and employee development tools railroads need to maintain essential training for their essential employees.
Bombardier is helping rail operators achieve zero emissions on unelectrified track with its battery electric units while slashing lifecycle costs.
The Australian rail industry has experienced a shortage in key engineering skills for many years now, in part due to the ageing workforce.
The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway (LCLR) has unfortunately announced that the 2020 Skegness Classic Wheels Show has been postponed, but will return for 2021.
The successful delivery of the $150 billion rail infrastructure pipeline is at risk if community engagement best practices are adhered to, a new report from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) has found.
Three working groups have been formed to improve the productivity and safety of the rail industry, and address key issue facing the sector.
ARA CEO Caroline Wilkie makes the case for procurement reform in rollingstock and signalling to assist infrastructure spending to stimulate the economy.
The Australian Logistics Council’s CEO, Kirk Coningham, explains how the industry has been on the front foot during a time of crisis.
The Australasian Railway Association has made 21 recommendations for simplifying and reducing the cost and time required to tender rolling stock and signalling contracts.
In Part 1, we looked at the trip from Amsterdam to London, and I'd just departed from London Euston station.
The current COVID-19 outbreak is having an impact on train travel across the globe with reduced service, suspensions and social distancing measures being undertaken by almost all railway companies outside Belarus.
So I'd arrived in Amsterdam, settled in and begun my studies.
Those who enjoy traveling are probably itching to be somewhere else right now as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many countries to implement travel bans and lockdown policies.
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.
Photos of the plattsburgh station from 1992.
A recent storm in Utah has uncovered some railroad history.
This Week we take a look at the backside of the old Chazy depot.
Over the Easter and Anzac Day long weekend at the end of April 2000, the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum operated their special Millennium Aurora passenger train to Dimboola.
It was a rail link that served thousands of people each week in two coastal towns for more than 60 years.
The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI) has released a film showing the four-ton wheelsets for steam locomotive No.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust has announced that they have passed its appeal target of £250,000 to help the railway pay for huge repair bills following an embankment landslip.
Are you looking for the perfect present for Father’s Day?
Open-air cars are in demand; food service not recommended
A rail car that is a crucial piece to a volunteer-driven, multi-year
Officials believe the Gateway Project should be funded in the next stimulus bill.
We will start off in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Railroad track construction starts at Pikes Peak.
The engineer could never stop the 6,200-ton train in time.
Kidderminster Diesel Depot: The Old Oak Common of Preservation is a new book from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial guide through Kidderminster Diesel Depot on the Severn Valley Railway.
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.
Arrived as Southern Cross station at 0700, the ticket and website said to be there at least one hour before departure.
Preparing for winter is a crucial task at Network Rail.
The locomotives have been delivered to the Kuibyshev and Gorky railways since the beginning of the year and TMH has supplied the locomotives under a life-time contract, including maintenance.
RZD Logistics has operated a trial service carrying EU goods subject to Russian sanctions in transit from Germany and Estonia to China via the northern route through the Zabaikalsk border crossing.
Essential to the smooth running of the country in the past, Russia's railways are seeing continual growth and success.
Russian LPG exports to China by rail are on course to surge this month as a result of growing consumption in the country, while demand from other importers slumps owing to Covid-19 restrictions.
The Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum, held in Sochi on October 23–24, 2019 (see
The South Australian government has released a public transport roadmap to get passengers back on trains, trams, and buses safely.
Almost 700 seats will be removed from Adelaide trains as a social distancing measure after passengers recently raised concerns about the potential coronavirus risk on packed trains.
It has been a postcard feature for decades but Victor Harbor's heritage-listed causeway to Granite Island is set to be replaced with a "concrete deck" and it has left some locals fuming.
Four serious crashes on South Australia’s roads – three involving trucks – have left two people dead and several others injured, and smashed a house on the Fleurieu Peninsula into rubble.
Overcrowding and a lack of social distancing remain a problem on Adelaide trains, despite the State Government saying increased peak-hour services have been rolled out.
Do you have a large wine collection?
The latest development proposal at a key waterfront site has been labelled “desperate and shortsighted”, with a mayor set to take an unusual step to try to prevent its approval.
James Shugg was a 12-year-old Hobart schoolboy when he first visited the Ida Bay Railway in Tasmania's far south in 1976.
Trains stopped running on the historic Ida Bay Railway in 2018 after a derailment, but former driver Dave Collins says "it sucks you in" and he and other enthusiasts want to pay to get the attraction back on the rails.
A 17 year old youth has been identified and will be proceeded against under the Youth Justice Act regarding a near-miss involving a trail bike and a Don River Railway tourist train on 9 February 2020.
The new on-board equipment is configured as a single, standardised hardware platform that supports multiple configurations including Tetra (voice and data), Tetra (voice) + LTE (data), or LTE, including MCPTT and VoIP services for voice and broadband data services.
With advances in digital solutions and innovative technology, our railways are operating more efficiently and safely, and improving the passenger experience.
A long-standing business partnership has fostered the development of new rail cut-off wheels with capability to machine railway and tram lines across a huge, diverse range of applications.
2020 is the year to get moving on the digitalisation of rail asset management and implementing GS1 global data standards under the auspices of Project i-TRACE.
Australia’s federal rail infrastructure pipeline demands the deployment of a range of technically complex products – but vibration and noise sources add complexity to design that require a range of noise mitigation products to address.
A REVIEW that NSW Minister for Transport Andrew Constance said found safety risks to cyclists near Newcastle's light rail amounts to an "extraordinary admission", Labor contends.
Avoca’s sporting clubs have access to a brand-new minibus to ensure players and supporters can travel safely to and from matches and events thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Flexible Local Transport Solutions program.
With 'Metro Exodus', there is now a computer game playing in a dystopian near-future railroad world.
Hey everybody, I'd like to announce the start of bi-weekly Trainz Livestreams.
Two new High Iron Simulations scenario mini-packs put the Electro-Motive GP40-2 to work coast-to-coast!
The economic downturn in the Seattle area has put some businesses on a fatal downward spiral.
VR plans to recruit 65 drivers to operate Tampere’s first light rail line, which is due to open in August next year.
The opening of the Qingshuipu – Congyuan Road section coincides with the sixth anniversary of the opening of Ningbo metro.
The approximately 11-12km line will connect with the city’s existing light rail network, forming part of the regional network.
The 11km line runs northeast – southwest through the city centre from Rio Tarqui to Parque Industrial via the airport, with 27 stops.
This World Environment Day, we’re highlighting our aim to improve our impact on biodiversity around Britain’s railway.
The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced that the government will work with operators to make it mandatory for passengers to wear face coverings when using public transport in England.
From 5 June 2020, a new system from National Rail Enquiries (NRE) will be introduced to alert UK rail passengers of busy trains and stations before they leave home, helping them to stagger their journeys and keep safe when travelling.
Transport for the North and its members have called for sustained investment to rail in the North through a commitment to ‘quick win’ projects.
South Western Railway has unveiled its new trainbow train to mark the start of Pride month.
Yesterday, Metra began replacing and resurfacing its crossing at 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue on the agency’s Rock Island Line.
Ms Nosipho Damasane has been named chief executive.
Between July and September 2020, BART crews will be working around the clock to replace and rebuild the nearly 50-year-old interlocking and other critical track components located just south of the Hayward BART Station.
Days after Elon Musk reached the stars, he found out he will be able to shine below the surface as well.
US-based passenger railroad service Amtrak has implemented additional cleanliness and convenience measures for passengers, as the country prepares to reopen after the Covid-19 pandemic.
All four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project are in the ground, ensuring that the project is on track to be finished in 2025, a year ahead of schedule.
Level crossing works in Melbourne’s south east have reached major milestones, with boom gates removed and bridge beams installed.
Upgrades on the Warrnambool line have been brought forward, with works to begin on June 9.
The Port of Melbourne and the Victorian Government will conduct a $1 million industry study to survey freight and containerised trade logistics, with the aim of improving supply chain productivity.
Passengers on the Warrnambool line can look forward to a more comfortable and reliable service thanks to the installation of 27,000 new concrete sleepers.
The Western Australian government has committed to an engineering assessment of unused Tier 3 grain lines in the state.
AN engineering assessment of the condition of Western Australia's unused grain freight Tier 3 rail lines will be commissioned by the State government.
MAJOR work on the Yanchep rail extension is expected to start in August, with early earthworks done on part of the track.
A LOBBY group headed by a union representative is pushing for some Western Australian Tier 3 grain train lines closed since 2014 to be reopened.
Social distancing is being encouraged but is no longer required on public transport in Western Australia, but passengers are staying away despite the reopening of workplaces this week.
Have you ever wondered why many tram routes end a kilometre or so short of their nearest station?
The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out major tram works along Route 58 in Melbourne’s inner north, creating a more reliable and comfortable journey for passengers.
Sunday 21 June to Thursday 25 June, 10pm to last tram each night
Monday 1 June, 10pm to last tram
Tram route 58 is getting a major upgrade to improve services in Melbourne’s inner north, said Victorian Public Transport Minister Melissa Horne.