AUSTRALIA’s federal government has committed $A 132.
The Infrastructure Australia priority list has been released with implications for both freight rail and passenger rail
Stage 2A is to add 1.
New signalling technology, paid for by the federal government, is expected to prove a boon for safety.
Infrastructure Australia has released its 2021 Infrastructure Priority List which includes the addition of 44 new proposals and identifies a $59 billion project pipeline of nationally-significant investment opportunities.
Société des Nationale Chemins de Fer du Sénégal has awarded Traxtion Group a contract to supply five refurbished main line diesel locomotives and one shunting loco, in a two-year leasing deal which includes maintenance at the operator’s workshop.
A ground breaking ceremony was held for the Kano – Katsina – Jibia – Maradi line on February 9 at the site of a proposed station in Katsina state, Nigeria.
SENEGAL National Railways (SN-CFS) has completed a virtual handover with Traxtion Group, South Africa (formerly Sheltam) of three type GL26MC or South African class 33-200 locomotives built by General Motors Electro Motive Division between October 1966 and May 1967, which are being delivered under a two-year full lease and maintenance contract.
THE Railroad Association of South Africa (RRA) has rebranded itself as the African Rail Industry Association (Aria), as the group looks to play a greater role in revitalising the local and continental rail sector and to support the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which came into effect on January 1 2021.
South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) could experience delays should the recent force majeure at rail lines serving the terminal continue, sources said Feb.
On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss what we know so far about the engine failure aboard United Airlines flight UA328 and what investigators and regulators are doing now to ensure that the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engine is safe to operate.
It’s well-known by now that airlines are losing lots of money due to the pandemic, and so far we haven’t seen that turn around.
On a freezing February morning, Europe’s aviation ‘bubble’ came together, virtually, to discuss the potential of sustainable advanced fuels (SAFs) for aircraft.
Europe’s airline industry launched a plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.
After the UA328 incident this past weekend (see here for the background and latest updates), attention has turned to Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000 series engines.
The first lines of Riyadh’s six-line, 176-km metro network are due to commence operation in the final quarter of 2021.
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Dr Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan has asked the Communication Division to conduct the feasibility study for building 145 kilometres Peshawar-Jalalabad Rail Link and 73.
THE Saudi Arabian government has approved the takeover of country’s original railway, Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO), by Saudi Railways (SAR).
The merger of Saudi Railways Organization and Saudi Railways Company has been formally approved.
The merger of Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) and Saudi Railways Company (SAR) has been formally approved, with the combined entity using the Saudi Railways Company (SRA) name.
The threat of court sanction would be enough to ensure the new owner of a key east coast freight facility did not exploit its powerful position to the detriment of competitors, the judge behind a landmark case has said.
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.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has welcomed proposals for the reopening of a rail link between Iran and its northwestern neighbour Azerbaijan.
The Rail Department has asked the private sector to invest in passenger and freight services on the Bangkok-Khon Kaen and Laem Chabang-Tha Phra lines, in order to maximise use of the nation's railway infrastructure.
The major new railway lines being developed by the South Western Railways (SWR) have been put on hold due to the lack of sufficient land.
EAST Japan Railway (JR East) has announced that it will launch automatic train operation (ATO) on an initial 30km section of Tokyo’s Joban commuter line between Ayase and Toride on March 13.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a $S 477.
Two locomotives, 48 wagons, and drivers are on loan from Aurizon to CBH Group to help the grain handler get a record braking harvest to port.
The impact of the challenging trade environment has been a factor in lower coal volumes moved during the first half of the 2021 financial year
Aurizon today reported Underlying Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) of $454 million in its continuing operations for the half year ended 31 December 2020.
Brennan IT has won a $20 million managed services contract with rail freight operator Aurizon.
Brisbane has all but secured the Olympic victory it first tried for 29 years ago, but that goal will now trigger a debate about the infrastructure south-east Queensland needs to host the world’s biggest sporting event.
A report calls for investment in faster rail services across Australia to connect CBDs to neighbouring regional centres, but says high speed rail isn’t the immediate answer.
The ARA launched its Faster Rail Report in February 2021.
Having been the bid manager for the under bidder in the Sydney - Canberra High Speed Rail Tender and, later, the consultant project director of the Commonwealth's East Coast Very High Speed Train Study, I found the recently released 2000 Cabinet papers of considerable interest.
Infrastructure investment approaches and international lessons are on the agenda for the videoconference public hearing on Monday, 14 September for the inquiry into
State transport Minister Ben Carroll has at least twice this year tweeted about the connectivity between trains at Moonee Ponds and the 467 bus.
Irizar is responding to the changing demands of the coach industry by offering factory-conversions to meet the Public Service Vehicle Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR) standard on new and used, Irizar i6 and i6S UK vehicles.
Waverley depot has a history of over 20 years of operation of buses powered by compressed natural gas, with Scania L113CRB Orana Mercedes Benz 0405NH Citaro and Mercedes Benz OC500LE CB60 EvoII models all operating from the depot.
Two of the most important requirements to making public transport attractive to use is to make it reliable and for it to be somewhat time competitive with driving.
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD UK have jointly announced that their electric vehicle partnership, the UK’s leading electric bus producer, is introducing a shorter version of its successful BYD ADL Enviro400EV double decker.
The Auditor General’s report comes close to eight years after the tragic July 2013 Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, runaway wreck of a crude oil unit train that killed 47 and destroyed most of the town’s downtown business district.
Creating the CN Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC).
Peterborough County council voted to send a letter calling on federal transport minister Omar Alghabra to back the $4.
Canadian railways are an important part of its national transportation network, which is why the Government of Canada is focused on the reliable transportation of dangerous goods by rail in colder weather, and the protection of both railway workers and those living near Canada’s rail corridors.
The changes are the result of Ministerial Orders that were implemented in 2020 to address risk factors for derailments caused by rail infrastructure, especially during winter operations.
SYDNEY Metro has awarded a $A 107m ($US 83m) contract to upgrade three more stations on a section of the T3 Bankstown Line to Downer EDI Works.
Hundreds of extra train services will run through Sydney’s Inner West and T8 Airport lines every week under a $1 billion plan to increase peak-hour capacity by as much as 80 per cent on parts of the city’s transport network by 2024.
Two contracts together worth over $300 million have been awarded for upgrades to prepare the Bankstown line for the arrival of Metro services.
Construction on the new Waterloo Station is continuing, following the completion of excavation and concrete lining.
The NSW government was warned last year that the cost of building its flagship rail line between central Sydney and Parramatta risked ballooning to almost $27 billion – nearly $3 billion more than earlier internal estimates – and opening three years late.
VT-Arriva, the Hungarian arm of one Europe’s largest public transport companies, recently inked a fresh deal with Resysten, a company that manufactures an antimicrobial coating that protects surfaces from the spread of coronavirus for up to a year, to apply its product to a fleet of 24 brand new MAN buses.
Savage noted that “market uncertainty as it relates to COVID-19 remains the predominant story on the economic and rail industry outlook.
They want to spend it on the engineering and design work for their new line to King of Prussia.
The move of people out of cities to regions and continued strong demand for household goods during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon for freight rail companies, which are seizing the moment to snatch what business they can away from trucks.
In March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most European governments put in place unprecedented restrictions on travel and movement, including lockdowns affecting most of the population and the closure of kindergartens and schools.
Baden-Württemberg local operator Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs is to test an Alstom iLint hydrogen multiple-unit in regular service.
In 2020 Railcolor News provided factory insights about Stadler’s KISS electric multiple units for Caltrain’s CalMod project.
Not long ago, Railcolor News announced the delivery of 18 FLIRT EMUs to Koleje Mazowieckie (KM).
The white arrow family grew considerably recently.
CAPTRAIN France – a subsidiary of SNCF and one of the largest transport companies in Europe – is leasing nine new EURO4001 diesel-electric locomotives from Alpha Trains.
For those of you who follow the New England railroading scene, this might be old news to you, but CSX has filed its merger application for acquiring Pan Am Railways.
There were 92 sightings for this week; This is 7 sightings more than last week.
On Tuesday, February 23rd, I heard that 252 was running a few hours late, and that D11 would be running up to the mill.
Wow, I’ve made 500 posts.
Today I heard that 252 was just getting into Rouses Point at 8:30, and that D11 would be heading up to the mill.
The eighth meeting of the Kagaru to Acacia Ridge and Bromelton Community Consultative Committee (the Committee) was held online on 22 February 2021.
In a new initiative, Benalla Working Group Chair Cath Botta shares her insights on the working group’s meetings, which will be published in the Benalla Ensign.
Chair's summary from the Euroa Working Group meeting held on 2 February 2021.
Chair's summary from the Benalla Working Group meeting held on 18 January 2021.
In a new initiative, Euroa Working Group Chair Michell Croker shares her insights on the working group’s meetings, which will be published in the Euroa Gazette.
Railway agency INCOFER has awarded Korea National Railway, Dong Il Engineering and Soosung Engineering a contract to study the feasibility of reviving the 98·3 km line running west from the capital San Jose with Puntarenas on the Pacific coast.
Sweden: Swedish national operator SJ has reported a loss for 2020 of SKr 1.
BOMBARDIER has released the full 2020 annual results for its Transportation division, which it has since sold to Alstom under a $US 6bn deal, which closed on January 29.
PANAMA’s comptroller general, Mr Gerardo Solís, has approved a contract and financing for the construction of the Metro Line 3 monorail project, with work expected to proceed in the next few days.
The company said in a statement that “Shell today set out its strategy to accelerate its transformation into a provider of net-zero emissions energy products and services, powered by growth in its customer-facing businesses.
This problem is not unique to the railroad industry.
Sydney’s burgerphiles were rapt with drool-worthy anticipation last July, when American meat maestros Five Guys announced their intention to open the brand's first Down Under franchise in early 2021.
With such a difficult year behind us, it feels impossible to make resolutions fearing they may jinx an already chaotic 2021, or perhaps delay the desired ‘return to normalcy.
Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week.
Welcome to Media Insider, PR Newswire’s round-up of media stories from the week.
I’ve never been happy with the wash of lights on the backdrop.
For those of you who followed me on Instagram: Instagram permanently deleted my account without stating a reason.
Ever since trying out my office puck lights above the layout, I’ve been on the lookout for a suitable product for the layout itself.
I have enough #6 switches built to relay the Flin Flon yard throat.
Getting the raised floor for the paint shop opened opportunities for more storage.
A previously unseen collection of the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway photos has been published after more than 50 years.
The Fancott Miniature Railway, found at the Fancott Pub in Fancott, Bedfordshire has launched a Just Giving page to raise funds to improve track as well as build a ticket office for the railway.
Hawaiian Sugar Co.
The restoration of a small diesel locomotive at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway, which has taken nearly 30 years, has been shortlisted for two national awards at the Heritage Railway Association Awards.
Only the older readers of this blog will have personal memory of the kit line from Devore, which were cast metal kits of various kinds.
Design and planning work will begin on the intermediate passing loop (Junee to Griffith line) at Coolamon as part of Fixing Country Rail.
Sydney's busiest rail lines will benefit from extra weekly services thanks to an additional $1 billion investment from the NSW Government.
The new 24 hour rail maintenance facility at Kangy Angy is now officially open and will employ around 90 people.
Dr Jon Lamonte has notified the Board of Sydney Metro that he will be stepping down from the role of Chief Executive next month.
A stretch of rail linking Sydney and Brisbane has been impacted by a derailment
On Thursday Waka Kotahi fronted up to parliament’s Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee as part of their annual review.
Here’s our roundup for the week.
Tomorrow is the first Auckland Transport board meeting for the year and so I’ve had a look through the reports to see what stands out.
The coronavirus pandemic failed to dent progress with the New Zealand rail operator
Auckland Transport have some work before them to make buying HOP cards and topping them up easier.
With the worsening situation with regard to Covid 19 and South Australia The Ghan passenger train has been stopped at Alice Springs.
The Territory Labor Government is constructing a new two-lane sealed road and a new 45 metre span bridge on Port Keats Road over Saddle Rail Creek.
The Northern Territory government has released a request for quotation for the development of a concept design for a rail passenger terminal as part of the Katherine Logistics and Agribusiness Hub.
The Defence Department has ruled out building a rail line into the Tindal RAAF Base as part of its $1.
Train services across the NT were disrupted for four hours yesterday after two boys jumped from a moving train.
If khapra beetle was to establish in Australia, many trading partners would reject stored produce from Australia, causing huge losses and affecting the economy.
Australia is the first country in the world to have a certification scheme for regenerative and sustainable farmers, and their produce
In a dramatic turnaround from a run of drought-affected summers, sorghum crops in the eastern summer farming regions are on track for a promising finish as the main harvest approaches.
It doesn't take much to convince us that a doughnut is a good idea – but if it's support of conservation efforts for the hardest-working insects around, well, we'll take a dozen.
My niece asked me to explain what a "Train Goober" was after I used that phrase in a sentence.
The NSW Government is considering the recommendations made in an independent review of the point to point transport industry.
Analyzes the number, type, and distribution of chargers needed in Colorado to support statewide electric vehicle sales goals in 2030.
Spain’s Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) will install 45 new time-over-distance cameras throughout 2021, a 50% increase on the currently installed number.
Women are much more likely than men to suffer a serious injury when they are involved in a crash, but much of the heightened risk is related to the types of vehicles women drive and the circumstances of their crashes, rather than physical differences.
A new “pedestrian law” has been passed in Berlin, with the aim of shifting the priority away from cars, and further towards vulnerable road users.
Pacific National 4BM4 lead by locos NR39/NR43/ANXx has derailed at Gana Glen, New South Wales just north of Coffs Harbour.
Significant investment and job generator during COVID economic recovery.
Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland to be added to company’s rail freight network.
Construction has begun on Pacific National’s St Marys intermodal terminal, which, when complete, will enable rail freight to reach a mode share of 25 per cent of all containers handled at Port Botany.
Pacific National is geared up for this year's bumper harvest, quite literally.
Hosted by Grain Trade Australia (GTA), the Australian Grain Industry Conference (AGIC) will present its AGIC Asia 2021 conference as a virtual event on March 3.
Funding for the Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative (PBRI) has been renewed in 2020, the International Year of Plant Health, which will strengthen coordination across the Australian plant industry sector on biosecurity research, according to minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud.
Ports Australia has welcomed three new members from both local and international corporations.
In an industry-first, Ports Australia has launched a detailed trade statistics resource, which collates and exhibits the ports sector’s trade data.
Today we reach our 2.
Maurice James has spoken out in the past about the need for rail to play an increased role in the movement of freight RAIL and logistics operator Qube has announced its managing director Maurice James is to step down from his role on 30 June.
Qube has reported a net profit drop of over 50 per cent due to the impact of COVID-19, bushfires, and floods during the 2020 financial year.
Despite the continued uncertainty and impact of Covid-19, Qube is in a strong financial position.
Company optimistic amid guidance withdrawal and executive pay cuts
Market clouds gather after first half but acquisition pays out early on land sale
Work has started on an A$43m project to install ETCS Level 1 automatic train protection on Queensland Rail’s Sunshine Coast line between Caboolture, Nambour and Gympie North.
The Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba would be the biggest winners from a faster rail network, a survey has found.
Lower patronage during the pandemic has forced a change to the Kuranda rail experience.
Business owners are scrambling to deal with the fallout of a last-minute government decision to drastically reduce a Far North tourism service with less than 24 hours’ notice.
Final preparations are under way the mark the 20th anniversary of the Selby Rail Crash – the worst UK rail tragedy of the 21st century.
FreightWaves in-person events quickly became known for their trendsetting experiences since their launch in 2018, but the COVID pandemic forced a change in 2020.
The quadrennial assessment of the nation’s infrastructure analyzes 17 infrastructure categories pertinent to all Americans: aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, hazardous waste, inland waterways, levees, parks and recreation, ports, rail, roads, schools, solid waste, stormwater, transit, and wastewater.
Submit your nomination for the CORE 2021 Young Professional Scholarship before the 1st March 2021!
Registration is now open for CORE 2021 on the 21st-23rd June.
The Australian Logistics Council will be looking for a new CEO after Kirk Coningham decided to call an end to his tenure
A custom-engineered technology for Australian rail freight network conditions will deliver significant safety, operational and commercial benefits for above and below rail operators, Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Mark Campbell and Lockheed Martin Australia and New Zealand Chief Executive Joe North said today.
German rail commuters are paying 16% more than they did in 2015, while car commuters are paying less in real terms, a study shows.
Looking for a Manufacturer to Design and Produce Your Rail Catering Trolleys?
When looking for a career on the railway, one of the top jobs that people can aspire to is that of station master at one of the UK’s busiest stations.
I really enjoy looking at photos I’ve taken on some very memorable rail journeys (especially when I’ve spent months under “house arrest”).
The One Way Road Out of Lockdown?
Hawaiian politics at the local level can produce some remarkable characters and, while I can’t prove it, I’ll bet that we have more than our fair share.
Since my early 20s, I have never gotten a lot of sleep.
One of the things I forget about here at home, but remember when I’m back in Europe, is how good, how professional, the service is in most of the restaurants.
From Railpage to all our loyal users, moderators and administrators, wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful and safe New Year.
Railpage has available for download the new 2018 version of the All Australia Tracks Google Earth overlay.
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.
CN freights and CP wayfreights still passed through Harrowsmith in the 1970's.
This wintry east-looking view shows the interlocking tower that governed the short joint section described in the first post in this series, shared by CN and CP trains in the steam era and thereafter (top photo - CNLines Yahoogroups files).
G'day again, I returneth with another dreary post for the world too scoff at and make snide remarks about.
Nearly ten years ago, Ron Keith collared me at the local train show.
Harrowsmith station, 1910Harrowsmith, Ontario is a village north of Kingston.
The Standard Steam Locomotive Company Limited has announced that they have been awarded the Made in Sheffield mark for their project to build steam locomotive 72010 Hengist.
David Elliott, the G5 Project’s engineer, turns 70 today, and the group haven’t let the coronavirus pandemic put their plans on hold.
Nexus, who operates the Tyne and Wear Metro, have announced that they are supporting their local heritage line, the Tanfield Railway, by supplying them with railway equipment.
Mark Sexton has been appointed by the Mid Norfolk Railway Trust Council as the railway’s first full-time Traction and Rolling Stock Manager.
Class 33, 33108, and Class 40, 40106, have been announced by the Severn Valley Railway this morning as joining in the action at the Spring Diesel Bash.
A new book has been released by The Crowood Press and author David Tucker recording rail journeys in Scotland.
Will New York receive a downpour of federal funding to serve the ‘subway desert’?
Staycations are set to be popular in 2021 as the UK recovers from its third national lockdown, so it may be an appropriate time for a book to be revised and updated.
East Anglia and The East Coast Railways DEALS
Great praise should be given to Alan and Christine Hammond who wrote ten books chronicling the times and lives of the passengers and railway employees of the Somerset & Dorset railway (S&D) in its last years.
Long-distance passenger services were hit particularly hard, falling by 42.
I had spent my life – 44 years – in Tegucigalpa, the capital of
New Elkhart Location Featured in the News!
Thinking through my year’s travel plans.
Arrived as Southern Cross station at 0700, the ticket and website said to be there at least one hour before departure.
The last single-track section of the route to the Caspian Sea port of Astrakhan has been eliminated as part of an RZD programme to increase capacity in the region.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has conducted tests to determine the technical feasibility of increasing the weight of freight trains at the border-crossing point between Grodekovo, north of Vladivostok, and Suifenhe, China.
Operator Russian Railways and shipper Maersk have operated a first container train carrying Japanese goods bound for the UK along the Trans-Siberian route between Vostochny and St Petersburg.
Russia will resume railway service with Belarus after a months-long halt imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Only locomotives powered by electricity, natural gas or other alternative energy sources will be purchased by national railway RZD after 2025, according to Deputy General Director & Chief Engineer Sergey Kobzev.
These are the rail crossings the State Government says pose serious risks – and bring the most headaches – to motorists.
A council’s option for the multimillion-dollar Hove railway crossing is the most disruptive and expensive, the State Government says.
The Labor Party says a whistleblower in the South Australian Transport Department is being hunted by a private investigator over a series of information leaks about its passenger rail network privatisation contract with Keolis Downer.
Keolis Downer has begun operating and maintaining the Adelaide commuter rail network.
The latest extension of the Mount Gambier Rail Trail has recently been completed with the trail now covering the city from the east to west boundary and completing the conversion of the entire former railway line.
Premier Peter Gutwein and State Growth Minister Michael Ferguson need to tell Tasmanians this week when they will start work on Hobart’s crucially needed northern suburbs light rail or admit they have broken yet another promise.
Michael Ferguson,Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
More than 1000 people have signed a petition asking the Dorset Council to cease and desist all activities leading to the destruction of the North East rail corridor between Lilydale Falls and Scottsdale.
For more than 150 years, steam locomotives have travelled along the banks of the Don River in Tasmania, first transporting coal and eventually tourists — now, enthusiasts say without a major injection of funds, the "tourist icon" train line will cease operating.
Although not the first Tasmanian 12CSVT to be set aside for preservation - that honour goes to 2144 (ex ZC19 ex 1318) - the most significant of the extant Tasmanian 12CSVT's, 2118 (ex ZA6), has been delivered, by road, to it new home - the Tasmanian Transport Museum in Glenorchy.
From system start-up to life-long service support
The EE-26 employs electronic closed-loop control “to provide higher reliability, real-time diagnostic capability and a platform for future advancements,” the companies—both of which are subsidiaries of Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse—said.
4SECURail, a two-year Shift2Rail (S2R) initiative developing tools and processes to support a cooperative approach to cybersecurity in the European rail sector, has achieved its mid-term objectives.
As capital projects grow bigger and more complex, connected data is filling the need for better decision-making in real time.
A study suggests remanufacturing bearings rather than making brand new ones is often the way to go
Dovetail Games and Rivet Games has announced that the Arosa Linie: Chur – Arosa is coming to Train Sim World 2.
Train Simulator 2021 has now arrived on PC with a new collection of routes, improved Steam Workshop feature and a Deluxe Edition that includes a brand-new experience with the West Coast Main Line South.
Welcome to the primary metropolitan transportation choice for New Yorker's besides walking, the subway!
Become a driver on the London Underground, take control of high-speed services in Germany, and haul freight across an epic US mountain range.
Rivet Games has released their Engadin Line add on for Train Simulator, and have very kindly sent RailAdvent a copy to review.
ENGINEERING and design firm Stantec, Canada, has completed its acquisition of Australia-based transport planning and engineering firm GTA Consultants.
“This action highlights how we are turning our effort to foster affordable housing near transit into real progress on the ground,” said Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff.
According to a report from the Journal de Montreal, two firms have removed themselves from the $10 billion project because of, well, ugliness.
Back in 2015 Hogan rejected plans for a $2.
CONSTRUCTION of Panama Metro’s $US 2.
Managing Director of Hull Trains, Louise Cheeseman, has drawn up a strategy as the operator announces plans to resume services from 12th April 2021.
Rail passengers in England and Wales have been hit by above inflation fare rises despite the collapse in demand.
Network Rail Consulting (NRC) has announced that its Australian subsidiary’s System Integrator contract for the Digital Systems Program with Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) has been extended to 2024.
The Department for Transport is looking to obtain a Direct Award for the Northern franchise (Northern Trains Limited).
The Llangollen Railway PLC directors have invited the bank to appoint receivers after accounts have shown losses in recent years.
Jonté Robinson, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Sound Transit
In the company’s recently released 2020 annual report, he credited BNSF CEO Carl Ice and “his number two,” Katie Farmer, for their “extraordinary job in controlling expenses while navigating a significant downturn in business.
It marks the final LIRR Expansion Project grade crossing that is being eliminated.
A 6% decline in operating expenses contributed to a 5% increase in overall fourth-quarter net profit for BNSF (NYSE: BRK).
This facility will test the Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs) at high speeds under numerous conditions, as required by the Federal Railroad Administration as part of their safety standards.
We are supporting Victoria’s tourist and heritage (T&H) railways by implementing a strategy,
A PASSENGER train from Mildura to Maryborough would operate at a profit "almost immediately", according to Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty.
A man on a train claiming to have a bomb has forced the closure of platforms 6-9 at Flinders Street Railway Station.
A partnership between ARTC and Lockheed Martin Australia delivers “next generation” rail freight technology
Victoria has delivered a bumper grain harvest but farmers in the state’s north-west say an over-budget rail upgrade project has left behind an outdated freight system that is hampering the transport of goods and forcing thousands more trucks onto the roads.
Patmore Feeds is building its first pelletising plant at Cuballing in WA to help satisfy demand from the sheep and cattle sectors.
Two members of the train crew sustained serious injuries after an incident where a road train and a freight train collided.
An investigation into the crash, which left one man in a critical condition, has been launched.
Western Australia's 2020 grain growing season defied the pundits to produce 16.
The Wooroloo fire in WA took its toll on the rail sector, but a key rail freight network operator says the recovery occurred swiftly
Sunday 28 February from 12pm
Due to a burst water main in Chapel Street near Carlisle Street
Route 19 trams have resumed along their normal lines following an earlier disruption.
Route 72 trams have resumed along their normal lines following an earlier disruption.
Monday 22 February to Thursday 25 February, first to last tram