Posted 12 years ago by bevans
Passengers on NSW regional train services face a rise in ticket prices from November.
Fares on CountryLink services will increase by 8 per cent on November 1 and most ticket booking offices will be closed to make the struggling rail service more viable
Commuters frustrated by delays, cancellations and overcrowding
are quitting the state's rail system in droves, shadow transport
services minister Barry O'Farrell said yesterday.
Posted 12 years ago by DavidB
An 18-year-old man is recovering in a Sydney hospital after being hit by a train while running from Cityrail transit officers.
A 40-car freight train and a semi-trailer collided at a level crossing in south-west NSW on Tuesday.
There were no plans to slash 400 frontline jobs at CityRail stations around Sydney, the state-owned New South Wales train operator RailCorp said.
CityRail has a secret weapon in the fight to keep its new timetable: ordering its drivers "to run early all the way to town".
The development of a transport hub in Parkes will be detailed during a transport and logistics forum in the town today.
The Iemma Government yesterday hailed the first week of the new
train timetable but warned "the achievements needed to be sustained
over coming months".
"I'm so excited about the new train timetable," you enthuse with
genuine trainspotter's glee.
Posted 12 years ago by TA 2000
RailCorp has abandoned a planned introduction of platform tickets across the CityRail network.
Furious rail users who say they have been duped by CityRail's timetable are right, Sydney's trains are dawdling.
Despite a few teething problems, the new train timetable in
Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong had got off to an encouraging
start, the NSW government said today.
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