A bus industry lobby group says it will not enter the debate over proposed routes for a rapid transit system on the Gold Coast.
By Katrina Yu
August 10, 2007 04:27pm
Article from: AAP
SYDNEY'S inadequate ferry service poses a risk to the city's tourism industry and should be privatised, an industry group said today.
The chief of iron ore hopeful Fortescue Metals Group says global prices for the metal will stabilise but not plummet when production begins at its Pilbara operations in north-west Western Australia.
Flooding in New York's subway lines in the US has ground the city's morning commute to a halt, angering New Yorkers who are facing rail and utility fee hikes to support an ageing infrastructure.
SPECULATION is mounting that a private equity consortium is considering a $22 billion bid for Brambles, the world's biggest pallet company, after Toll Holdings and its ports-rail spin-off Asciano revealed they had built a stake in the outfit.
The State Government has been hit with another delay on the $1.6 billion Mandurah rail project, with Planning and Infrastructure Minister Alannah MacTiernan saying yesterday she was “pretty optimistic” it would be open by Christmas.
THE State Government is set to announce the final route for Sydney's next big tollway, the long-awaited M4 East tunnel through the inner west, the NSW Co-ordinator General, David Richmond, said yesterday.
The Perth to Mandurah railway is a step closer to completion with the first train being run through the New Metro Rail tunnel at the weekend.
The trial runs were aimed at testing the overhead lines which power the trains, as well as checking clearances for platforms.
The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Group in Griffith, in southern New South Wales, has welcomed the Opposition's push to abolish CountryLink's booking fee.
An alliance of councils lobbying for an inland rail link is asking councils on the New South Wales north coast to join the fight.
POLICE Minister David Campbell will ask for more uniformed officers to patrol the Sydney rail network after a five-week blitz made 60 arrests for crimes including assault and robbery.