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Gheringhap Sightings w/e 20/12/2014.

Posted 20 minutes ago

There were 83 sightings for this week; this is eight sightings less than last week, making a total of 5013 sightings for this year to date.

Expert disputes rail lines outlook

Posted 1 hour ago

Transport expert and Curtin University professor Peter Newman has rejected the claim that all future Perth rail lines will need to be built underground because there is not enough land.

Save Our Rail granted pre-Christmas court hearing

Posted 10 hours ago

The Save Our Rail group has been granted a Supreme Court hearing to apply for an injunction to stop the State Government cutting Newcastle's heavy rail line on Boxing Day.

Austrian partners local ÖBB rail firm on Vienna - Linz route

Posted 10 hours ago

Austrian Airlines (OS, Vienna) has partnered Austrian Federal Railways (Österreichische Bundesbahnen - ÖBB) in launching "AIRail"; an initiative which will allow the airline's passengers to use ÖBB connections between Linz central station and Vienna Airport.

Paid parking eases station jams

Posted 10 hours ago

Perth's train station carparks are not filling up as fast as they did before the introduction of paid parking this year.

China's high-speed rail traffic to grow within 20 years

Posted yesterday

By focusing on passenger needs, and efficient operations, China's high-speed rail (HSR) traffic is expected to continue rapid growth over the coming two decades, said a World Bank paper.

Luckily most people don’t bring their cars to central Melbourne

Posted yesterday

Sometimes in the city, it’s a bit like a Where’s Wally book.

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Asciano 38 stories
Aurizon 43 stories
Cityrail News 136 stories
Gunzelling Reports 513 stories
New Zealand Rail News 175 stories
Opinion 15 stories
Other Transport News 324 stories
Press Releases 194 stories
Queensland Rail News 1343 stories
Rail Events 50 stories
Rail News 2647 stories
Railway Stories 47 stories
Tasmanian Rail News 256 stories
Victorian Rail News 3301 stories

Asciano

38 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago
  • US players eye Asciano freight rail business

    AS ASCIANO'S talks with Chinese conglomerate China Merchants over the potential sale of a stake in its Patrick ports business drag on, it's understood some American groups are eyeing parts of the company's freight rail business.

  • Derailment at 'The Rock' on Southern NSW

    It has been reported on Railpage it appears that an 81 class operated by Pacific National has dipped forward in The Rock Railway Yard and is off the rails while attaching to a branch line grain consist (4x 48 class) from the Boree Creek Branch.

  • Delivery of seven N-ViroMotive locomotives to Australian rail operator Pacific National

    Rocky Condello, Director, Australian Operations for the US based locomotive manufacturer and supplier, National Railway Equipment Company (NRE), is pleased to announce that he has commenced delivery of seven N-ViroMotive locomotives to Australian rail operator Pacific National, an operating division of Asciano Limited, for operation in the BlueScope Port Kembla Steelworks.

  • Rail's reopening is a boost for Bathurst

    THE first train load of local logs bound for China pulled out of Asciano’s Kelso rail terminal yesterday afternoon.

  • 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.

Aurizon

43 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 2 December

Cityrail News

136 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago

Gunzelling Reports

513 stories | Newest story posted Sunday, 23 November

International Rail News

1701 stories | Newest story posted 9 hours ago

Letters to the Editor

80 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 1 October

New South Wales Rail News

2071 stories | Newest story posted 9 hours ago
  • Save Our Rail granted pre-Christmas court hearing

    The Save Our Rail group has been granted a Supreme Court hearing to apply for an injunction to stop the State Government cutting Newcastle's heavy rail line on Boxing Day.

  • Save Our Rail seeks court injunction to stop truncation

    The Save Our Rail community group is seeking a court injunction to stop the state government cutting Newcastle's heavy rail line on Boxing Day.

  • Interim report says Newcastle's inner-city rail should remain

    An interim report into controversial Newcastle planning decisions says the city's heavy rail line should stay put, until other options are looked at.

  • Push for rail trail in Mountains

    The Sustainable Transport Group has discovered a new "rail trail" from Blackheath to Mt Victoria, and is hopeful with funding, this and two others will form part of a long-term vision for a bike trail from Manly to Mudgee.

  • Report to recommend rail truncation delay

    A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry into planning decisions in Newcastle is set to issue an interim report recommending that the Boxing Day truncation of the city’s rail line be put off because of a flawed case for the project, including the lack of a cost benefit analysis.

New Zealand Rail News

175 stories | Newest story posted Thursday, 11 December

Northern Territory Rail News

200 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 5 December

Opinion

15 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago

Other Transport News

324 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago

Press Releases

194 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 18 April, 2014

Queensland Rail News

1343 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Rail Events

50 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 28 November

Rail News

2647 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago

Railpage Australia News

69 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 25 August

Railway Stories

47 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 10 December

South Australian Rail News

465 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 2 December

Tasmanian Rail News

256 stories | Newest story posted 6 days ago

Tram and Light Rail News

721 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Victorian Rail News

3301 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Western Australian Rail News

680 stories | Newest story posted 56 minutes ago
  • Expert disputes rail lines outlook

    Transport expert and Curtin University professor Peter Newman has rejected the claim that all future Perth rail lines will need to be built underground because there is not enough land.

  • Paid parking eases station jams

    Perth's train station carparks are not filling up as fast as they did before the introduction of paid parking this year.

  • Probe into snapped train power

    A report into the circumstances of a snapped powerline that halted Perth's rail services this year - and exposed the fragility of the city's transport network - has been completed.

  • Miling growers voice rail line concerns

    GRAIN rail lines must be viable to remain open was the clear message delivered by Premier Colin Barnett during a tour of the Wheatbelt last weekend.

  • New passenger rail line through Perth's north east on drawing board

    WA's Public Transport Authority (PTA) is considering constructing heavy rail line through Perth's north east as part of its long-term planning to cater for the city's burgeoning population, it has been revealed.