Inland rail: Station costs derailed Shepparton line option

AN ALTERNATIVE inland rail route through Shepparton was considered but rejected early on because the costs did not stack up.
Inland Rail Project

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Wagon deliveries from China near 3 000

International Rail News
On May 24 Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich joined Ezequiel Lemos, President of state-owned freight operator Trenes Argentinos Cargas, to welcome the latest shipment of 156 wagons to arrive in the Port of Buenos Aires from China.

Seeking future rail megatrends

International Rail News
Late May saw the launch of an interactive forum on the Near 2050 project website aimed at enabling rail users, operators and specifying organisations to comment on their experience of the sector and predict how the rail mode might evolve over the next 35 years.

Rail key to CBH’s record harvest

Western Australian Rail News
CBH Group has announced that it broke Western Australia’s shipping record for the month of April, a feat made possible by record rail movements across the state in March.

London councillor demands rail line ‘action’

UK
The future of the rail line that cuts across London and carves up city hall plans — bus rapid transit being the latest — needs to be clarified.

Swanage to Wareham rail line to reconnect to mainline after four decades

UK
Regular passenger trains will reconnect a Dorset seaside resort with the mainline for the first time in four decades in June, a heritage railway has announced.

Hohenzollerische Landesbahn orders Coradia DMUs

Europe
Alstom announced on May 24 that it had received an order worth €50m from Hohenzollerische Landesbahn for the supply of 10 Coradia Lint 54 diesel multiple-units. Scheduled for delivery by May 2019, they will operate on the routes from Ulm to Aalen, Langnau and Munderkingen.

$548m for rail around New Zealand22 hours ago in New Zealand Rail News

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NSW pushes back on federal government's rail pitchyesterday in New South Wales Rail News

Perth eyed for new jobs, rail dealyesterday in Western Australian Rail News

Relief for peak rail commutersyesterday in Victorian Rail News

Victoria defends poor crossing removal BCRyesterday in Victorian Rail News

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