TasRail touts $160m in savings moving freight from road to rail
Tunnel vision: Tasmania's historic 'Idiotic Railway' up for sale
Tasmanian train drivers post clips of motorists taking risks at level crossings
Animal carcasses found dumped on disused rail line in Tasmania
Tresspass on Tasrail locomotive - Sulphur Creek
New train control system is a game changer for Tasrail
Major Announcement: Work on the Burnie Port Optimisation Project set to commence
Rail announced as preferred transport provider for new mine
Training improved after Tas rail accident
Low speed derailment near Kimberley
A FOUR-year upgrade of the state’s freight rail network will start in July as improvements to the network continue.
TasRail has called for tenders for the supply and delivery of rail and sleepers as part of the $119.6 million Tasmanian Freight Rail Revitalisation Program.
The program is funded by the state and federal governments to upgrade “priority sections” of the rail network.
TasRail has called for the manufacture and delivery of 43,000 sleepers, 24,000 metres of 41kg rail and 28,000 metres of 50kg rail.
TasRail hauls more than three million tonnes of freight on rail each year.
According to TasRail, 68 per cent of freight moved between Hobart and Burnie is on rail, and 22 per cent of all freight in Tasmania is on rail.
This article first appeared on www.themercury.com.au
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2019 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.