Rail unions were to meet today to discuss the NSW government's pay offer as they ruled out strike action this week while HSC exams continue.
Unions NSW secretary John Robertson convened a meeting of union officials this morning to discuss the pay offer and a possible strike.
California High Speed Rail Authority officials unveiled a tentative map of routes for the proposed statewide bullet train on Wednesday – a plan that includes a 120-mile, nonstop stretch between Bakersfield and Fresno.
The proposed rail link to Glasgow Airport will fail to accomplish its intentions as presently conceived. Certainly, it will be attractive to those living south of the river but its appeal will be small for the many on the north bank. Connections through Central low level station for any particular route are too infrequent and indirect.
The Indian Railways has announced plans to introduce bullet trains between Bangalore-Chennai and Mumbai-Ahmedabad. Minister of State for Railways, R Velu, said that a Japanese firm had been asked to prepare a feasibility study for the project by the end of the current financial year.
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV), the public company that manages and operates the railway, metro and tram lines of Valencia region, has ordered 10 four-car trains for the Valencia metro from Alstom.
state and his personal security guard were for travelling ticketless on a train. Awadh Bihari Choudhry, a member of federal railways minister Laloo Prasad Yadav's regional RJD party and a minister in Bihar's government, had to pay 1,412 rupees to avoid arrest.
NSW Transport Minister Michael Costa today defended a $15,000 pay rise for RailCorp chief Vince Graham, saying he had a difficult job.
The NSW Government will today identify what issues it is prepared to negotiate in an attempt to halt a proposed one-day rail strike. The battle between train drivers and the Carr Government spilled into the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) this week where conciliatory talks are continuing.
The rail industry has reignited the transport funding debate, accusing big trucks of not paying their way. Stephen O'Donnell, chairman of the Australasian Railway Association, said car owners were effectively paying 40 per cent more than they should to subsidise the impact of long-haul trucks on Australia's highways.
A speeding passenger train derailed and fell into a ravine in the northern Philippines early today, overturning several times and killing at least 10 people and injuring more than 118 others, officials said.
Rail chiefs are set to demand compensation from Edinburgh City Council amid claims a tram project will threaten plans to build over Haymarket Station’s car park.
Hitachi announces that it has been selected as preferred supplier to deliver around 30 high-speed "A-trains" to operate domestic services on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) and local lines in Kent as part of the new Integrated Kent Franchise. Each train will consist of 6 coaches and will have the ability to rapidly couple to operate as 12 coach trains. Hitachi will also maintain the new trains, initially for the duration of the new Integrated Kent Franchise.
Swedish passenger rail operator SJ has increased its quarterly profit by reducing costs 10%. Jobs have been cut and catering and cleaning have been insourced. Though revenue fell 2%, profit increased to SEK67m.