Another drop in the number of sightings this week with 92 trains, which is 13 sightings down on last week. The total number of sightings for the year to date is 5239 (we had 3603 up to day 311 in 2003). A few trains may have been missing due to the Melbourne Cup holiday in Melbourne on Tuesday?
AN ORMAND MAN 26, SUFFERED SEVERE ARM INJURIES AFTER BEING RUN OVER BY A TRAIN WHILE ON THE TRACKS AT GLEN HUNTLY RAILWAY STATION AT ABOUT 12:35AM YESTERDAY. IT IS BELIEVED HE MAY HAVE FALLAN FROM THE PLATFORM.
EMERGENCY SERVICES FREED THE MAN FROM UNDER THE TRAIN AND TOOK HIM TO THE ALFRED HOSPITAL.
THE MAN WAS IN A SERIOUS, BUT STABLE CONDITION.
New South Wales's Railcorp says training programs have been introduced to help staff cope with abuse from passengers who are angry about trains running late.
TV's favourite adventurer heads off through some of the most remote and rugged terrain on Earth en route to the Himalayas. Brian Courtis reports.
Michael Palin is pretty sure now it is an addiction. Television's best-known world traveller says his insatiable curiosity, the places on the map he still wants to visit, and his very real interest in other people's lives all suggest he will keep coming back for adventure.
Auckland City Deputy Mayor Dr Bruce Hucker will today point the council in a strongly left direction with a raft of social programmes spanning low-cost rental housing, educational help for immigrants and working closely with gay, lesbian and transgender communities.
An anti-nuclear protester has died in north-eastern France after being run over by a train carrying nuclear waste from France to Germany, regional authorities said.
Travellers had a chance to share concerns about rail services with The Nationals' Dubbo candidate Jen Cowley and Opposition transport services spokesman Mike Gallacher yesterday.
Toll NZ wants to build more rail equipment in New Zealand, including new locomotives. In his first interview since becoming Toll NZ's rail chief, Gary Taylor said yesterday the company was now considering options for new locomotives.
The Urban Development Institute of Australia has echoed calls for governments to act now to avert a future infrastructure crisis. A report has found there has been a lack of planning and money spent on rail, roads, water treatment and electricity.
Historic Rupertswood station due to be demolished. One of rupertswood's train platforms will be demolished and the other decommissioned to make way for the regional fast rail project, cutting off salesian college from rail services.