Unsupported trench on light rail project safety hazard

The ACT's work safety watchdog will slap an improvement notice on the light rail project after a dangerous excavation earlier this year.
Tram and Light Rail News

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Amtrak workers killed in crash

USA
Two Amtrak maintenance workers had opioids or cocaine in their systems when they were struck and killed south of Philadelphia last year by a passenger train whose engineer had marijuana in his system, according to federal officials.

Rail workers drench woman’s pet cat with hydraulic fluid

Victorian Rail News
RAIL workers have accidentally sprayed hydraulic fluid on a cat.

Minister wanted to dump light rail

Tram and Light Rail News
Soon after he became NSW Transport Minister, Andrew Constance asked bureaucrats what it would cost to dump Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s controversial $2.1 billion CBD light rail project and whether abandoning it was possible.

Senate calls for Australian rail manufacturing

Rail News
Australia’s $46 billion rail spend needs coordination with related manufacturing if the benefits are to be felt nationally, according to a Senate committee.

Five new cities and a high-speed rail network are a step closer

Rail News
A UTOPIAN vision of Australia adding new cities and a high-speed rail network is a step closer.

Forrestfield Airport Link toxic soil dump creates headache for WA Government

Western Australian Rail News
It's a million-tonne headache for a $2 billion project: a giant pile of soil contaminated with toxic fire-fighting chemicals the WA Government doesn't know what to do with.

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