Plan for apartment tower to hover over Melbourne railway line

A plant-covered apartment tower is set to be constructed over a busy suburban train line, in what could become a first for Melbourne.
Victorian Rail News

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Fehmarn Belt link 'when, not whether', as contracts signed

International Rail News
EUROPE: Denmark to Germany tunnel project promoter Femern A/S signed two technical consultancy contracts on March 21. ‘This marks a very important day for the project’, said Technical Director Henrik...

Vivarail battery-powered demonstrator on test

International Rail News
UK: Vivarail has begun testing a former London Underground D78 car which it has converted into a demonstrator vehicle for the use of onboard batteries. Testing of the vehicle’s range and performance...

Man looking at 'dead bodies' causes Flinders Street security scare

Victorian Rail News
A man looking at pictures of dead bodies on his phone on an early morning train sparked a security scare that shut down two platforms and caused heavy delays at Flinders Street Station.

Queensland Rail train driver recruitment closed shop scandal

Queensland Rail News
TRANSPORT Minister Jackie Trad has been forced to intervene in a new closed-shop job scandal at Queensland Rail, after it rejected dozens of applications from experienced train drivers.

Lutz confirmed as DB Chairman as board reshaped

International Rail News
Meeting on March 22, the Deutsche Bahn AG Supervisory Board confirmed the appointment of Dr Richard Lutz as CEO of the national railway, succeeding Dr Rüdiger Grube who stepped down as Chairman of the Management Board in January.

Contract awarded for Belgrano track renewals

International Rail News
Infrastructure authority Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura has announced the award of a contract to undertake track renewals on the 1 000 mm gauge Belgrano network, under the second phase of a programme that will see a total of 1 600 km upgraded across the provinces of northwestern Argentina.

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