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More parking for $25 million Waurn Ponds train station

Posted yesterday

MORE parking has been designated for the $25 million new railway station in Geelong’s south, which will be officially renamed today.

Thailand’s $75bn transport infrastructure upgrade plan receives approval

Posted yesterday

Thailand's transport infrastructure is set to undergo transformation over the next eight years, following the approval of a $75bn master plan by the country's ruling military, according to Railway Technology.

Adelaide weather: Train crashes into fallen gum tree as wild winds cause havoc

Posted yesterday

A severe weather warning has been issued for Adelaide and the south-east coast of South Australia following wind gusts of up to 110km/h.

Print timetables return for South Coast rail users

Posted yesterday

Printed timetables will soon be available again at train stations on the South Coast line, a Transport for NSW spokeswoman said.

Walk this way for a rail connection

Posted yesterday

LIGHT rail is expected to arrive and depart from Beresford Street, on the southern side of a new Wickham transport interchange, the state government says.

Badly behaved rail users hit by Protective Service Officer fines on Melbourne’s rail network

Posted yesterday

PROTECTIVE Service Officers on Melbourne’s rail network have issued more than 29,000 fines to misbehaving transport users since hitting platforms in 2012, new data reveals.

Railway infrastructure near Donetsk is damaged - Ukraine

Posted yesterday

The fighting damaged infrastructure of the Donetsk Railway to the East of the city, according to the materials of Ukranian Railways.

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Asciano 34 stories
Aurizon 33 stories
Cityrail News 110 stories
Gunzelling Reports 496 stories
New Zealand Rail News 166 stories
Opinion 5 stories
Other Transport News 311 stories
Press Releases 194 stories
Queensland Rail News 1291 stories
Rail Events 41 stories
Rail News 2604 stories
Railway Stories 43 stories
Tasmanian Rail News 251 stories
Victorian Rail News 3077 stories

Asciano

34 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago
  • Jobs will flow as timber brings life to rail terminal

    Australia’s leading forestry and logistics service providers are working together on a three-year deal for the export of approximately 175,000 tonnes of timber per annum from the Bathurst region.

  • Asciano timber deal a boon for Bathurst

    Bathurst Rail Intermodal Terminal reopens with hopes of attracting additional cargo types.

  • Asciano to axe 500 jobs

    Rail operator Asciano will axe about 500 jobs in order to cut costs.

  • Coal train fire sparks investigation

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating a fire on a Pacific National coal train at Awaba at Lake Macquarie earlier this month.

  • Asciano open to contract talks: report

    Asciano chief executive John Mullen has expressed a willingness to engage in discussions with coal miners over their rail contracts amid reports some of the the world's biggest resources companies are running their Australian mines at a loss because the fixed costs of rail contracts mean leaving the mine operational is more cost-effective than closing it, The Australian Financial Review reports.

Aurizon

33 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 23 July

Cityrail News

110 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Gunzelling Reports

496 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago
  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 26/7/2014.

    There were 89 sightings for this week; this is three sightings less than last week making a total of 3257 sightings for this year to date

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 19/7/2014

    There were 92 sightings for this week, six of them were B/G Velo transfers and four B/G light loco movements; this is ten sightings less than last week making a total of 3168 sightings for this year to date.

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 12/7/2014.

    There were 102 sightings for this week, 17 of them were diverted B/G trains due to RRL works; this is three sightings more than last week making a total of 3076 sightings for this year to date.

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 5/7/2014.

    This week the ARTC timetable advised that the PN, AM/MA3 Patrick’s trains will no longer run.

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 28/6/2014.

    This week saw the start of a new ARTC timetable, all AB/BA trains now run via Broken Hill.

International Rail News

1632 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Letters to the Editor

79 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 9 July

New South Wales Rail News

1927 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

New Zealand Rail News

166 stories | Newest story posted Sunday, 13 July

Northern Territory Rail News

196 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago

Opinion

5 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 22 July
  • Rail corridor or theme park ride?

    Having attended the Simon Richardson transport meeting on Thursday evening I am a little concerned that some of these private proposals for use of the corridor would turn our shire into another Coffs or Gold Coast with a ‘theme park’ atmosphere.

  • Old silos find new lease on life

    It's often the first thing you see on the horizon as you drive into a small country town - the big white silo that symbolizes the town's farming history.

  • Opinion: Save Our Rail Community group railroaded into action

    SAVE Our Rail has begun discussions which could lead to taking a more political position up to the 2015 state election.

  • Why a very fast train system will never fly

    A business commentator evaluates the latest report on high-speed rail and concludes that it would offer a faster, more-convenient alternative to air travel but it won't happen.

  • The passing of John F Dunn

    The sad news of John's death has spread rapidly, via friendship circles and hobby circles.

Other Transport News

311 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 18 July

Press Releases

194 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 18 April

Queensland Rail News

1291 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Rail Events

41 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 26 May

Rail News

2604 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Railpage Australia News

68 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 23 June

Railway Stories

43 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 27 May

South Australian Rail News

457 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Tasmanian Rail News

251 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 7 July

Tram and Light Rail News

686 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Victorian Rail News

3077 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Western Australian Rail News

636 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 23 July
  • MinRes launches $70m rail project

    Mineral Resources has launched a $70 million rail expansion for its Carina iron ore mine in WA's Yilgarn region north east of Southern Cross.

  • Brookfield takes rail honour

    WA's multi-user rail freight network is in the best shape of its life, according to the company which has an exclusive long-term lease over the State-owned asset.

  • Rail cost discrepancy in CBH ERA submission

    CBH has provided feedback to the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) saying that it doesn't want any content in the ERA determination regarding Tier 3 rail lines to be made confidential - and now it's clear why.

  • Farmers drive Tier 3 protest

    Farmers drove a convoy of trucks through Perth on Tuesday to demonstrate their opposition to the closure of Tier 3 rail lines the previous day.

  • Shire fears impact of grain freight rail line closure

    The Shire of Perenjori has expressed concerns about increased truck movements as a result of the closure of WA's tier three grain freight network.

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