The Environmental Protection Authority is considering an application from Magellan Metals to export lead through the Fremantle Port.
A federal parliamentary report has recommended setting up Commonwealth and state funded commissions to streamline the planning of major cross-border transport projects.
The rail union says up to half of the rail maintenance workers in New South Wales could leave their jobs, after a breakdown in negotiations with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) over a new draft enterprise agreement.
WE received these photos in an email yesterday and perhaps you've seen them too.
The sequence apparently shows a woman sitting on the tracks at Sandgate station near Newcastle in NSW and then being hit by a train.
The State Opposition is calling on the Tasmanian Government to explain its transport plan for the proposed pulp mill claiming concerns are being ignored.
A House of Representatives committee has recommended the completion of the Maldon to Dombarton rail link in New South Wales, with the help of money from a proposed Federal Government fund for ports infrastructure.
Russian officials are investigating an explosion that derailed a passenger train on the popular route between Moscow and St Petersburg on Monday (local time), injuring at least 60 people.
FORTY passengers were lucky to escape with their lives when their V-Line train became airborne after it was hit by a truck at a level crossing.
Truck driver Geoff Young died when his vehicle slammed into the locomotive in Somerville on the Mornington Peninsula about 10.30am yesterday.
Microsoft also announced that "Train Simulator 2" from Microsoft Game Studios will join the roster of more than 60 titles currently announced to carry the brand. "Train Simulator 2" brings to gamers the most realistic train simulation experience ever from Microsoft, allowing train enthusiasts to explore the world's rail network or build their own in a detailed and immersive world.
IT took Connex months of examining its Siemens trains to understand why last November and January they began slipping past platforms.
Yet warnings have been sitting in government files for more than three years.
The original buyer of 61 trains, previous operator M>Train, warned both the State Government and Siemens of a braking problem in 2003.
Buses are replacing trains between cranbourne and Dandenong this morning due to the unspcified incident at Dandenong railway station . It is not known when normal train services will resume.
Early morning commuters faced delays this morning when a tram driver suffered a cardiac arrest.
Paramedics were called to assist the Yarra Trams driver who collapsed outside Federation Square.
The driver, en route to Moreland, collapsed when the tram was stopped at traffic lights on Swanston Street. North-bound services resumed at 8.30am.