Train users can expect a smoother ride, bike racks, more seats and wheelchair spaces, and air-conditioning this month. A new driving cab with increased passenger capacity and fuel efficiency is due on the tracks after driver training.
Commuters were stranded on platforms on the hottest October day on record after CityRail ordered drivers to slow down because of the heat, delaying 79 services and causing 85 per cent of trains to be late.
My name is Heather Chamberlain I am President of the Bridgewater Progress Association.
Our association together with the Loddon Shire and State Government and Heritage Victoria have obtained funds to restore the Bridgewater Railway Station this is nearing completion and we plan to hold a Grand opening on the 31st October 2004.
Two men have been given suspended jail terms over a train crash north west of Melbourne last year.
Oil major Yukos has resumed full rail supplies to China after reducing them by two-thirds several weeks ago when it could not pay carriage charges, an official from Russian Railways, or RZD, said Wednesday.
Transport ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council states have approved a feasibility study for the establishment of a multi-billion-dollar railway network across the Arabian Peninsula.
The track-laying of Qinghai-Tibet railroad has finished 645 kilometers accounting for 56 percent of the total mileage. Currently the track-laying is proceeding from Naqu town to Dangxiong county.
Press Release: Ports of Auckland
Ports of Auckland’s new Wiri inland port will be serviced with a Toll Rail shuttle train. Ports of Auckland Chief Executive Geoff Vazey announced at the Company’s annual meeting today that the shuttle train would increase the capacity of container movements to and from the seaport, provide very early delivery from ships to importers in Auckland, and lessen the future demand on roads.
A Pacific National freight train has derailed at Coolaroo in Melbourne's north. The derailment was throught to occur at approximately 6am this morning.
It is thought the train is blocking the UP passenger lines at Coolaroo. No futher details are available at this time.
Discussions on the derailment can be found at Coolaroo Derailment where photos of the accident are also available.