WorkSafe ACT has served Canberra Metro with a Prohibition Notice and an Improvement Notice following a gas leak at a site of light rail works on Thursday.
The ACT government has approved works for a new heavy rail siding on the Fyshwick site slated for a massive new waste operation, in a zone that appears to ban railway use.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa chose a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the start of a joint venture between SA and Zimbabwe on Wednesday to declare the country "open for business".
The East African Community member states’ appreciation of rail transport has increased, a trend experts think is good for doing business because it reduces on time.
United Wagon Co’s TikhvinSpetsMash plant has shipped the first of 114 hopper wagons ordered by aluminium producer Rusal following an international tender.
A two-year-old boy has been saved by a teenager after he ran along a train platform and jumped onto the tracks.
Alstom is to supply 30 electric locomotives to ONCF for €130m.
An investigation into a train derailment on the Nullarbor last year has found the tracks failed to restore to the normal position after an east-bound train departed the line two hours prior.
Former BHP Billiton coal boss Dean Dalla Valle will replace David Irwin as chief executive officer of Pacific National, the bulk and intermodal operator announced on Monday.
EXPORTS of agricultural, mineral and timber products through Victorian ports face big disruptions from two rail industry battles over wage and work conditions.
DRAWN out negotiations between Victorian grain train drivers and freight business Pacific National (PN) is costing the grains industry millions of dollars due to train delays and cancellations.
Pacific National is reportedly on the hunt for its next CEO after David Irwin resigned last week.
Funding is to be provided for the development of a circular suburban rail service on the Abşeron Peninsula from 2019, President Ilham Aliyev announced on January 29.
Sagami Railway put into service on February 11 the first of its Series 20000 EMUs, which have been designed for future through running to Tokyo.
Myanma Railways (MR) will change the schedule of the Yangon circular railway starting on Wednesday due to renovation and upgrade work, but its assured that commuters would not be affected, especially during peak hours, according to MR manager U Zaw Lwin.
Two MRT trains will be delivered from Japan and arrive in the capital next month, according to mass rapid transit developer PT MRT Jakarta.
It is that time of the year when millions of Chinese have crisscrossed their country to be with their families for the Lunar New Year festivities, joining what has been tagged as the world's largest human migration.
[center]Aurizon has officially gifted a section of purpose-built railway track and two rail wagons to Queensland Fire & Emergency Services (QFES) for use at their North Rockhampton training facility.
Andrew Harding certainly has a way of concentrating people's minds.
Aurizon Holdings Ltd on Monday reported a five percent fall in its first-half profit, as earnings were hurt by a one-off charge related to its Network business.
Aurizon has antagonised coal miners by announcing plans to be less "flexible" in carrying out maintenance on its central Queensland rail network to compensate for a drop in regulator-approved revenues in its networks business.
Aurizon chief executive Andrew Harding will be questioned on the likelihood of winning coal haulage contracts off rival Pacific National at the company's interim results next week as investors worry about the rail group's growth options.
It be would technically and economically feasible to operate the Toronto area’s future Regional Express Rail passenger services using hydrogen fuel cells instead of conventional overhead electrification, a study has concluded.
FED up Hawkesbury commuters gathered at Richmond Oval on Sunday for a protest about the state of Sydney Trains, demanding better services from the state government.
Commuters are furious as they were forced to swelter on overcrowded trains with no air conditioning for their ride home.
A staff shortage is being partly to blamed for chaotic scenes on the Sydney Trains network.
Sydney Trains boss Howard Collins says he cannot rule out future peak-hour delays and disruptions, as a major incident review on last month's system meltdown points the finger at a "tangled network".
A reduction in train changing times for drivers from 10 minutes to “5 to 7 minutes” caused by the new timetable introduced on the Sydney train network last year led to the events of January 8 and 9 when thousands of passengers were stranded on platforms for hours, a report on the delays says.
Railways continue to shoulder an increasingly higher burden of freight through the Swiss Alps compared to road transport, but the government confirmed that it will miss targets set by a
Private open access company SagaRail ran its first service on February 23.
The cargo division on the Swiss Federal Railways has announced plans to cut 760 jobs in the coming years.
Plans to convert the 760 mm gauge Zillertalbahn which links Jenbach with Mayrhofen from diesel to hydrogen fuel were announced by operator ZVB in February.
The European Commission has allocated €471m from the Operational Programme Transport & Transport Infrastructure for a three-phase project to modernise the 51 km Elin Pelin – Kostenets section of the Sofia – Plovdiv main line.
There were 109 sightings for this week; This is 5 sightings more that last week.
There were 104 sightings for this week; This is 11 sightings more that last week.
There were 93 sightings for this week; This is 2 sightings more that last week.
I have just received a letter in the mail box from PN (Pacific National) railway company stating.
There were 91 sightings for this week; This is 3 sightings more that last week.
Barnaby Joyce is likely to quit his job as leader of the Nationals and Deputy Prime Minister and head to the backbench when he gives a media conference on Friday afternoon.
The Narrabri to North Star section of the Inland Rail project is another step closer to becoming a reality with geotechnical work taking place in Moree this week.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation has conceded that Barnaby Joyce’s 1700km inland rail project is unlikely to generate a commercial return, despite its off-budget treatment as an equity investment.
The Ministry of Transport announced on February 21 that its track renewals programme on the 1 000 mm gauge Belgrano network had completed 400 km of the 535 km to be upgraded under the first phase.
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Trials are underway with a three-section 3ES5K Yermak 25 kV 50 Hz locomotive rated at 9·2 MW which has been modified by TMH’s Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Works.
United Wagon Co produced a total of 19 100 wagons in 2017, up 20% from the previous year thanks to increasing demand for its modern designs as well as wider growth in the freight market.
Ferroviaria Andina has placed the first order for three locomotives to Stadler’s South American Light Loco design, which has been developed specifically for the Latin American market.
I got into politics to make a difference and to do my bit for the community of Gippsland and Australia.
Holding their ground like true war heroes and completely frozen for the last 40 years, these relics of time tell a story which deserves to be heard.
FOLLOWING my letter (Daily, September 2) I would like to thank all those who contacted me regarding the railway between Beerwah and Maroochydore.
ON JULY 29, the Sunshine Coast Daily published my letter asking for all levels of government to fast track the CAMCOS Railway between Beerwah and Maroochydore.
Despite more than two decades of European legislation aimed at opening up the rail market to facilitate access for new entrants, the hurdles remain formidable, as Sven Gossel of prospective German open access player Trans Metropolitan Railway explains.
AFTER 40 years in Newcastle’s CBD, iconic toy store Frontline Hobbies is relocating to a new flagship store in Broadmeadow, blaming the light rail construction work’s “significant and unsustainable effect” on trade for its decision.
Singer-songwriter Neil Young's extensive collection of model trains have fetched nearly $US300,000 ($420,000) at auction, along with classic cars and musical equipment owned by the 72-year-old folk-rock icon.
It wasn’t shopping deals that drew more than 300 adults and their fascinated children to a building on Round Rock’s Main Street the day after Thanksgiving.
I wanted to recognise David Marr who passed away earlier this week.
Ever dreamed of playing a guitar owned by
The more eagle-eyed reader of Puffing Billy's in-house magazine, 'Narrow Gauge', might have noticed a dramatically photo-shopped representation of Belgrave yard plateau lurking in the centre spread of last September's edition.
The discovery of a broken side control spring on G42's hind engine unit was soon followed by the dawning realisation that with the engine facing the 'Down' direction - towards Gembrook, as all our engines do - the workshop wasn't long enough to get the pony truck in question over the drop-pit in the workshop.
I think it’s safe to say we can skip the why’s and wherefores’!
Work moves on apace with NG/G16 129, including the following tasks:
A NUMBER of people were taken to hospital after two miniature steam train derailments in Kearneys Spring on Sunday.
Dr MEHREEN Faruqi, Greens MP and spokesperson shares her concerns about the rail line on the Northern Rivers.
Don Mahoney believes it is only a matter of time before negligence results in devastation as motorists continue to gamble their safety at the level crossing on Charles Street.
A plan to build a rail link to Sydney's second airport is expected to be unveiled next month when the Turnbull government releases its much trumpeted "city deal" for the west.
AFTER campaigning with great vigour alongside Tweed Shire Council to attract millions of dollars in state and federal funding for the Northern Rivers Rail Trail, supporters are getting fed up with "propaganda" from train romantics.
THE Richmond Vale Railway Museum will reopen to the public in March, five months after a deliberately-lit bush fire engulfed much of the historic site.
Five regions will receive just over $60 million in the first chunk of money allocated out of the Provincial Growth Fund, officially launched in Gisborne today.
The City Rail Link (CRL) project has identified about 200,000sqm of development potential after construction of the underground rail link is completed.
I like to think he meant people are clever, and the human mind is always joining the dots between different pieces of knowledge.
Rail jobs could return to Dunedin's Hillside as part of a joint venture to run a luxury train service through New Zealand.
The Labour-led government is promising to invest in rail after releasing a report it says National sat on which shows $1.
It’s Queenslander against Queenslander in the battle to stop a proposed multi-million-dollar Tennant Creek to Mount Isa rail link.
WITH one week to go until nominations close, a big field is now likely to contest the Katherine Town Council elections.
ONE of the most well known if imponderable landmarks in the Northern Territory outback town of Katherine is a ancient piece of graffiti on the town’s famous railway bridge.
A salt mining company has signed an agreement with Indonesian business PT Damarco Internasional to supply 70 per cent of salt produced from its Central Australian mine.
A new rail project crossing the Northern Territory and Queensland border has taken another move forward after the governments agreed to progress the Mount Isa to Tennant Creek railway.
Poor management and penny pinching may ultimately result in it being found out very early in the piece that the standardised Murray Basin Railway will end up with inferior operational flexibility and capability compared to its existing broad gauge counterpart.
The story I'm about to share isn't uncommon.
The PTV Network Development Plan from 2013 includes quadruplification between Burnley and Camberwell on the Belgrave/Lilydale/Alamein lines, as part of Stage 4.
Survey results from the Australian Human Rights Commission reveal concerning statistics about the numbers of university students being sexual harassed and sexual assaulted on Australian public transport.
A key negotiation towards the market price of thermal coal over the next 12 months has turned out nicely for miners, with the price set 38% higher than a year ago.
With a flash of their face, passengers flying overseas will be able to walk through Sydney Airport's international terminal to their waiting plane almost without showing their passport.
ALL TAFE and university students would be allowed free travel on Metro Tasmania public transport services under a Greens government, party leader Cassy O’Connor said.
Victoria will be home to a second, curfew free international Airport – creating more than 200 jobs, growing our international exports and boosting the visitor economy thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government.
The controversially titled ‘Ferry McFerryface’ is being renamed after Transport Minister Andrew Constance was accused of lying about public support for the joke title.
Construction has begun on the $6.
Last night at 1910, 7MW2 northbound steel train, headed by four NR class locomotives with 100 vehicles, with about fifteen loaded container wagons ahead of 85 empty steel coil wagons broke apart as the train was passing through Goulburn Station.
COAL rail services to the Port of Newcastle will be disrupted until noon on Monday with a 48-hour strike by hundreds of Pacific National train crew.
Leading rail freight operator Pacific National has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to fund the Inland Rail project.
Pacific National has announced the appointment of Dean Dalla Valle as Chief Executive Officer.
In response to the Aurizon ASX announcement today Pacific National is pleased to announce a binding agreement with Aurizon to purchase the Acacia Ridge Intermodal Terminal in Brisbane, Queensland.
There are few places left on earth that are as untouched and wild as the Australian outback, a landscape that has captivated imaginations and attracted thrill-seekers for millennia.
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on board a special Heritage Train tour to Tocumwal travelling the “freight only” railway line.
Southern Shorthaul Railroad has recently acquired two new GT46-ACe locomotives from the Downer Group to cater for continuing business growth.
To celebrate 10 years' operation in Parkes, SCT Logistics is focusing on delivering improved levels of freight services from the Parkes region to Port of Sydney by teaming up with DP World Australia to present a joint capabilities initiative.
A project of High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT) public-private partnership (PPP) in Melbourne, Australia worth AU$2 billion ($1.
Damaged power lines and a track fault have caused major delays for southeast Queensland's peak-hour rail commuters.
The Queensland state government has shortlisted ‘a strong field of national and multinational companies’ to bid for the two main works packages to build and equip the A$5·4bn Cross River Rail link in Brisbane, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad announced on February 20.
MOMENTUM is building towards a Boyne Burnett Inland Rail Trail with two weeks remaining to submit a "wish list' to the State Government.
THE Government’s own state investment fund has emerged as one of the shortlisted companies to build the Cross River Rail.
RIPLEY residents need access to effective and affordable transport, sooner rather than later.
A vintage heritage train ride is sure to be a great family fun day out.
Join Rail Tours Australia in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Booleroo Steam and Traction Preservation Society's Annual Rally on a 2 day tour covering parts of the Mid North of South Australia and also the Flinders Ranges.
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has declared it had set up an Asia-Pacific headquarters and a research & development center in Australia.
One hundred years since the first passenger train travelled across Australia, historians, train buffs and outback leaders gather to celebrate.
The rail line that helped seal the Federation will be celebrated on the western edge of the Nullarbor Plain today, 100 years since the track was completed at the tiny settlement of Ooldea.
Stevedore Patrick has angered the trucking industry with fee increases across all four of its major Australian container terminals, and has told the industry to expect more in the future.
A hand dryer which has been specifically designed for train toilets and meets the latest standards for electrical performance while reducing energy consumption has been developed by Sanitaryware Supplies Co’s bespoke design service, working with TBM Rail and Stream Hygiene.
Canada: Wagon repair company Caltrax has begun using RailcarRx’s cloud-based Repair Management System to manage its daily operations in western Canada.
Australia: Three consortia have been shortlisted for a contract to replace the NSW TrainLink regional rail fleet of XPT, Endeavour and Xplorer trains: Regional Futures, led by Downer; a Bombardier consortium; and Momentum Trains led by CAF.
Australia: 4Tel is to supply signalling and communications for the Newcastle light rail project.
Railpage is calling for 6 or so volunteers to become core team members of the RP testing team for the new developer software releases.
Submissions are now open for our monthly international photo competition.
Voting is now open for our monthly international photo competition.
Submissions are now open for our monthly international photo competition.
Over the Christmas Break our volunteers were distressed to find that the Museum site has been the target of thieves.
A Queensland council reveals a $2 million budget blow out for the restoration of one of the state's iconic steam trains.
[left]A decommissioned Caterpillar engine previously used in the Hazelwood mine and originally destined for the scrap heap has been given a new lease of life carrying tourists along the Walhalla Goldfields Railway.
The first eastbound passenger train departs Kalgoorlie on October 25, 1917, bound for Port Augusta on the newly-opened Trans-Australian Rail Line.
People passing by Lithgow’s Eskbank Station on Tuesday, October 31, had a chance to see a very rare sight: A train being lifted onto the bed of a waiting truck.
A railway fanatic who is so enthused by trains has gone to the extreme length of building a station in his back garden, complete with three carriages which has now been transformed into a vintage restaurant.
For nearly 50 years, railway pay buses were used to move cash around the railway network to pay station staff and permanent way workers stationed along the tracks.
Most capital cities have a train station in the middle of town — that was almost the case for the nation's capital.
When Neil MacKenzie first began building miniature locomotives in the 1980s, he says he wanted to see if he could win a trophy.
One night sitting in front of the fire at WJ there was a blood curdling scream from the signal office.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has outlined a $2 billion plan for road, rail and port construction at Labor's election launch.
A SUPERFAST rail link from Adelaide to Mt Barker would relieve travel woes for motorists, capitalise on tourism and prepare for population growth, according to a South Australian transport expert.
The archways are likely remnants of the old Adelaide railway station, which the new station was built on top of.
THE state government of South Australia has recently announced the signing of construction contracts for three previously-budgeted projects that will expand and enhance the Adelaide Metro suburban rail network.
Electrification of the 40 km Adelaide – Gawler suburban route is set to resume in the coming weeks, following the award of a contract for the first phase of the A$615m project.
THE main drivers of the push to introduce a light trail system for Hobart commuters have delivered their rating of the major parties’ transport policies ahead of the March 3 poll.
Locals in the north-east Tasmanian town of Scottsdale do not agree on everything, but the general consensus is the place is booming.
Locals and tourists may be able to experience the North-West coastline on a passenger train if the Liberal government is re-elected.
With the strong increase in visitor numbers to Tasmania, new tourism experiences need to be developed to create new jobs and investment, as well as encourage visitors to continue to return to the State.
Locals and tourists may be able to experience the North-West coastline on a passenger train if the Liberal government is re-elected.
The Pro Range is aimed toward the serious train simulation enthusiast looking for a complex machine to master.
Three Country Corner Scenario Pack 01 includes 10 challenging and enjoyable scenarios for the Three Country Corner route on Steam, covering freight and passenger operations in this scenic cross-border region of Western Europe.
The Electro-Motive GP40, introduced in 1965, has proven to be one of North America’s most versatile and successful locomotives, with more than 1,200 units constructed by 1972.
Experience the high speed TGV Atlantique on the 220km Atlantic High Speed route running south-west from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps station in Tours, passing through the two high speed stations at Massy-TGV and Vendome-TGV.
The first tram has hit the tracks on Sydney's light rail system for testing, despite construction delays.
Delays in Sydney's Light Rail project has prompted the Transport Minister to declare "NSW is an unhappy customer".
A POPULAR railway cafe in Melbourne’s inner suburbs has been destroyed by fire.
OVER the summer, Sydney commuters have become increasing used to trains running late — and that is if they are running at all, what with a sustained period of cancellations due to widespread sick leave claims by Sydney Rail staff.
Abellio Rail Cymru withdrew from bidding for the next Wales & Borders franchise on February 22, leaving KeolisAmey and MTR Corp (Cymru) Ltd as the two remaining bidders.
Great Western Railway was announced as Rail Business of the Year and ScotRail Alliance Managing Director Alex Hynes was named Industry Leader of the Year at the 20th Rail Business Awards.
Amey Rail Ltd acquired ‘a significant number’ of Network Rail infrastructure contracts previously held by Carillion Construction Ltd on February 22.
High speed line project promoter HS2 Ltd announced on February 22 that Network Rail and the Secretary of State for Transport had selected Lendlease as the Master Development Partner for London Euston station.
A parliamentary reception on February 20 marked the formal launch of the UK Rail Research & Innovation Network, bringing together railway industry bodies and eight universities.
It does not matter if it is ten minutes or ten days, local authorities say the railroad company gets one ticket for a stopped train blocking a crossing.
International rail freight group Genesee & Wyoming Inc has invested in Cargomatic, a technology platform which connects freight shippers and road hauliers with a focus on short-haul markets.
Pittsylvania County Parks and Recreation is hoping to make the well-beaten path of the Ringgold Rail Trail a little smoother.
GE Transportation plans to end most locomotive production at its century-old plant in northwestern Pennsylvania, eliminating about 575 jobs.
Kansas City Southern has awarded planning and scheduling tool specialist Biarri Rail a contract to supply its Boss MP Loco cloud-based software to improve locomotive utilisation.
Natalie Thorne spent up to seven hours commuting each day when V/Line services were shut down by level crossing removal works on the Gippsland line earlier this year.
IS our council really looking to the future for Mildura?
THE Victorian government’s plan to introduce VLocity trains to the North-East line when upgraded is on the brink of being de-railed.
The $11 billion Melbourne Metro Tunnel is set to open a year earlier than expected, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced.
HOPE – that’s all V/Line passengers have after the latest debacle involving the train operator.
The rail bridge over the Collie River is currently the focus of a half-million dollar re-sleepering and re-railing project.
An iron freight train on the line from BHP's Mt Newman mine in the Pilbara, WA.
Arc Infrastructure has begun its revitalisation project for the Collie River Rail Bridge, located on an important route for Western Australia’s coal and alumina supply chain.
The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has called on the state government to reconsider Mineral Resources Limited's mining application, following the announcement that Cleveland-Cliffs could close their Australian mining operations this year.
A YOUNG man was so drunk he couldn’t remember abusing transit officers at Joondalup train station until he was shown CCTV footage of the incident.
Two new platform tram stops are now open in Park Street, South Melbourne, improving safety and accessibility on Route 58.
Yarra Trams delivered 98.
Night Network lets you explore Melbourne's vibrant nightlife safely and conveniently with public transport running all night on weekends.
Hundreds of thousands of tennis fans took trams to see their favourite players battle it out at the 2018 Australian Open
Yarra Trams delivered 97.