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World rail infrastructure market - August 2017

Argentina: Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura has completed a 17m pesos refurbishment of San Nicolás and San Pedro stations on the Buenos Aires - Rosario route, building new platforms and improving accessibility.
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Gheringhap Sightings w/e 19/8/2017

Gunzelling Reports
There were 103 sightings for this week; this is 2 sightings more than last week, making a total of 3223 sightings for this year to date. On day 231 last year we had seen 2506 sightings, this is 717 sightings more than at the same time last year.

Port-rail shuttle back on table to remove 3500 trucks off roads

Victorian Rail News
A project to get 3500 container trucks off the roads each day has been revived following a three-year freeze on the cash while the state government negotiated leasing the Port of Melbourne.

Kempsey celebrates a Centenary of Rail

New South Wales Rail News
KEMPSEY’S celebrations for its Centenary of Rail in November have received a $3000 boost from their southern friends.

Benguela railway handover

Construction company China Railway 20 Bureau Group has formally handed over further sections of the 1 301 km Benguela Railway to the government of Angola.

Road re-opened after collision at busy Cairns rail crossing

Queensland Rail News
UPDATE: THE rail crossing where a car collided with the Kuranda train at Cairns North is back open.

Kishon Port rail link inaugurated

International Rail News
A rail connection to the Kishon area at the eastern end of Haifa Port was inaugurated on August 17, enabling freight trains to run directly to destinations across the Israel Railways network.

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