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Asciano

66 stories | Newest story posted 6 hours ago
$9b Asciano takeover hits fresh ACCC competition hurdle

The $9 billion carve up of the Asciano logistics business hits a significant hurdle, with the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission raising a broad range of concerns about the deal.

Toll and Asciano strengthen rail relationship with North Queensland agreement

Australia’s largest provider of transport and logistics services, Toll Group (Toll), has reached agreement for leading rail operator Pacific National Rail (PN Rail)

Pacific National Superfreighter 3MP5 derails at Rawlinna in Western Australia

There are reports tonight of a Pacific National freight train derailment at Rawlinna in the far east of Western Australia.

DJ Qube, Brookfield Agree Joint A$8.92 Billion Bid for Asciano

Canada's Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP has teamed up with Australia's Qube Holdings Ltd.

Asciano board accepts Qube takeover bid; Brookfield misses counterbid deadline

Asciano's board has recommended investors accept a $9.

Asian Rail News

50 stories | Newest story posted 9 hours ago
Kuala Lumpur LRT3 preliminary designer chosen

Systra is to undertake preliminary design for Line LRT3 in Kuala Lumpur, the company announced on May 24.

Varanasi metro approved

INDIA: The central government has approved plans for a metro to be built in Varanasi at a cost of Rs123·5bn.

Hyundai Rotem selected to supply Korail high speed EMUs

SOUTH KOREA: National rail operator Korail has selected Hyundai Rotem to supply 30 high speed electric multiple-units for the Gyeongjeon Line linking Busan and Masan, which is due to open in 2020.

Delhi Metro presents driverless train

An official presentation saw the ceremonial flagging off of a test train on Delhi metro Line 7 on May 17 by Minister for Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Bangkok MTS to order Siemens and CRRC trains

Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Co has approved two orders for a total of 46 four-car trainsets to operate on the Bangkok Skytrain elevated metro.

Aurizon

100 stories | Newest story posted 6 days ago
Drones dive down on Aurizon tracks as rail group takes to technology

Aurizon has turned to drones and other companies to help repair its rail tracks and trains as it uses technology and industry partnerships to reduce costs.

Aurizon opens Enfield intermodal terminal

Aurizon began operations at the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre in western Sydney on May 9.

Aurizon eyes intermodal growth with Enfield opening

Aurizon will start operations at the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre (ILC) in Western Sydney from Monday 9 May 2016.

A freight train leaking gas has closed the North Coast Rail Line in Queensland at Curra

The North Coast Line Queensland is closed at Curra (north of Gympie).

Aurizon to achieve new efficiency gains with long-term rollingstock maintenance deal

Aurizon will deliver a new phase of cost reductions and efficiencies in its Engineering & Maintenance business through a proposed long-term maintenance and parts supply deal with Progress Rail Services, part of Caterpillar’s global group of companies.

Cityrail News

314 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
'Idiot' commuters caught on film dicing with death

Idiotic commuters have been caught on shocking video risking their lives for a shortcut, by jumping in front of trains and crossing tracks all over Sydney.

Sydney train flasher allegedly had 1400 child abuse images

A man accused of exposing himself on a Sydney train was allegedly found with more than 1400 child abuse images on his phone.

Woman mistakes PM for a train conductor

A video shows the hilarious moment a woman gets onto a Sydney train and mistakes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for a train conductor.

Sydney stations skipped to keep timetable on track

COMMUTERS are being forced to disembark at the wrong station or wait for the next service with trains deliberately skipping stations an average 80 times a month.

Rail plans take flight for Western Sydney airport

THE Federal Government is making good on its promise to help build a heavy rail link to Western Sydney airport as part of its multi-billion infrastructure spend announced in the Budget today.

Gunzelling Reports

589 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
Gheringhap Sightings w/e 21/5/2016

There were 78 sightings for this week; this is one sighting more than last week, making a total of 1461 sightings for this year to date.

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 14/5/2016

There were 77 sightings for this week; this is the same number of sightings as last week, making a total of 1383 sightings for this year to date.

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 7/5/2016

There were 77 sightings for this week; this is 14 sightings more than last week, making a total of 1306 sightings for this year to date.

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 30/4/2016

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 30/4/2016

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 23/4/2016

There were 68 sightings for this week; this is nine sightings less than last week, making a total of 1166 sightings for this year to date.

International Rail News

3413 stories | Newest story posted 11 hours ago
Renewable power for Santiago metro

President Michelle Bachelet visited the site of the future Estadio Nacional station on Line 6 of the Santiago metro on May 23, to announce the signature of two agreements that will see the network take 60% of its power requirements from renewable sources.

Bulgaria completes upgrading of routes to the border

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Minister of Transport Ivaylo Moskovski attended a ceremony on May 15 to mark the completion of a 10-year project to enhance the route from Plovdiv to the Greek and Turkish borders near Svilengrad.

Acela influences Alstom’s HS2 concept train

Alstom unveiled a high speed train concept design at a parliamentary reception in London on May 24.

Competition concerns trigger German ticketing changes

National incumbent operator Deutsche Bahn has agreed to make changes to its ticket sales arrangements to facilitate competition in the market, following an investigation by the federal competition office.

CRRC opens European office in Budapest

HUNGARY: The CRRC Industrial Investment Co subsidiary of Chinese rolling stock manufacturing conglomerate CRRC has opened a European office in Budapest.

Letters to the Editor

124 stories | Newest story posted 2 weeks ago
Memories from a day’s trainspotting in Sydney in the 1960s

In my youth, I spent many hours sitting on railway stations recording the passing parade of steam trains.

PUFFING BILLY PAEDOPHILE- Robert Whitehead exposed

A victim told the court "Whitehead was part of a paedophile ring and had friends in high places.

When rail reigned, L.A. had several grand train depots

When rail was king, downtown Los Angeles was home to several grand train depots.

Lachlan Valley Rail Freight - a history of train 4168 to Sydney

Many of you will remember that the Lachlan Valley Rail Freight company began operating their no.

The history of NSW mail trains from Bourke to Dubbo

The first western mail train was No.

Model Railways

13 stories | Newest story posted 2 months ago
Trainorama 830 class 847 review

After what seems an eternity, 

Just arrived, 830 class, 849 at a special price of $285

The continuing production run of the 48 Class and 830 Class is proceeding smoothly with the next delivery expected in the first quarter of 2016.

Response to Austrains' announcement of a C30 tank and C30T

Austrains' principal John Eassie has announced on the Austrains website that he intends to produce HO scale models of the NSWGR 30 Class 4-6-4 tank loco

Statement from Ixion Model Railways Ltd

Ixion Model Railways Ltd recently announced the acquisition of the rights, design and tools to the Shrike Models HO scale NSWGR C30T 4-6-0 model locomotive from the new owner of those rights.

Hornby boss quits after third profit warning in five months

Hornby’s chief executive, Richard Ames, has quit less than a week after the model railway maker issued a third profit warning in five months and said it risked breaching a lending agreement with its bank.

Narrow Gauge

44 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
Ashpans & Exams

Sparks!

216 NQR - Part 2

The restoration of 216 NQR, being run by our Tuesday volunteer team, is progressing well.

Bogie in Brief

What, you may wonder, is the next step in the development of the new Fox bogie?

Garratt Goings-on

The boiler was recently removed from the boiler cradle, in order for work on the piping and brake rigging to continue.

216 NQR - Part 1

216 NQR, in it's current form, was recently deemed to have reached the end of its working life.

New South Wales Rail News

2281 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Timeless photographs of Sydney's iconic Wynyard railway station capture the spirit of early 20th century living in Australia

A timeless collection of black-and-white photographs dating back to the 1920s shows the immense construction effort behind Sydney's iconic Wynyard Station.

Sydney Heritage Red Rattler to run after 14 years

After 14 years in development hell, Sydney's heritage Red Rattler electric train will finally carry paying passengers this coming June long weekend as part of the THNSW Transport Heritage Expo.

Driving a stake through the heart of Newscastle

RUNNING light rail down Hunter Street would “drive a stake through the heart of Newcastle”, an alliance of community groups including Save Our Rail has heard.

NSW Government abandons leaving railway stations unstaffed

The NSW Government backtracks on a decision to remove staff from regional train stations, saying the announcement was premature.

Wyong mayor Doug Eaton chats with Malcolm Turnbull over a Central Coast light rail plan

WYONG mayor Doug Eaton says a light rail project linking Gosford and The Entrance is not only a great idea, but even the Prime Minister is “enthusiastic”.

New Zealand Rail News

202 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Most freight trips too short for rail - expert

Infrastructure lobbyists are sceptical a Green Party plan to shift half of New Zealand's freight off trucks and onto rail and boats is achievable.

CentrePort looks to boost rail freight to 100 wagons daily

CentrePort is looking to switch from road to rail, having been accused of losing log freight to Napier Port.

Transdev signs Wellington operating contract

Greater Wellington Regional Council signed a contract on March 15 for Transdev Wellington Ltd to operate suburban rail services in the capital.

Work begins on Auckland’s City Rail Link

Preliminary work for the City Rail Link in Auckland started on December 21 with a ceremony on the corner of Victoria Street and Albert Street.

Wellington chooses suburban rail operator

Greater Wellington Regional Council announced the selection of a joint venture between Transdev and Hyundai Rotem as preferred bidder for a contract to operate the capital’s suburban rail services on December 17.

Northern Territory Rail News

206 stories | Newest story posted 2 months ago
Red Centre salt mine progresses on back of major supply agreement

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.

Northern Australia rail project takes important step

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.

Chinese eye Top End rail investment

China's influential National Development and Reform Commission has asked the federal government for a shortlist of priority projects – including rail infrastructure – as part of a big investment push into Northern Australia.

NT Govt to look at rail between Katherine and Kununurra

A feasibility study to investigate the construction of a railway between the town of Katherine, in the Northern Territory, and Kununurra, in Western Australia, will be commissioned by the NT government.

Northern Territory Government to spend $1m exploring feasibility of Tennant Creek to Mt Isa rail project

The Northern Territory Government has committed $1 million to investigate the feasibility of building a rail line from Tennant Creek (NT) to Mt Isa (Qld).

Opinion

48 stories | Newest story posted 2 weeks ago
LaCrosse Excursions Canceled

The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum regrets to inform our loyal passengers that we have been forced to cancel all trips to LaCrosse for the foreseeable future.

India’s growing coal glut stalls mines

Coal India – which produces about 80 per cent of coal mined in India – has confirmed growing mountains of coal stockpiled at mines and power stations has led to several mines temporarily halting production.

The ‘sky rail’ saga: can big new transport projects ever run smoothly?

Tensions are rising in Melbourne over plans to use 

Rails stolen from right underneath train in Africa

Might be a hoax but reported as a track stolen from under a parked train in South Africa.

Sell public assets, governments advised

A sell-off of public assets, Paris-style transport networks for Australia's biggest cities and a user-pays road system could be on the cards if the recommendations of a 15-year infrastructure blueprint are adopted.

Other Transport News

354 stories | Newest story posted one week ago
EgyptAir flight MS804 disappears from radar on flight from Paris to Cairo

A distress signal was issued "in the vicinity" of where the missing EgyptAir flight MS 804 disappeared while travelling from Paris to Cairo above the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday.

Roads to nowhere: record infrastructure spending wasted on pork barrelling

A decade-long roads building binge has squandered much of the money on pork-barrelling in Australia's marginal regional electorates while cities have been a secondary priority.

SkyBus fares hit new high as company jacks up price of ticket to Melbourne Airport

SkyBus fares between Melbourne Airport and the CBD will rise on Wednesday, extending the margin by which Melbourne has Australia's priciest city-to-airport public transport, even as major roadworks make the journey more time consuming.

CityLink-Tulla Widening a "failure of duty of care"

The health of more than 1600 students at Strathmore Secondary College may be at risk from the CityLink-Tulla Widening project in what experts call a "failure of duty of care".

Holden to axe hundreds of staff in Adelaide with the end of Cruze car production in October

Hundreds of staff will be axed from Holden's Elizabeth factory in Adelaide's north from October when production of its Cruze car comes to an end.

Press Releases

215 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
SRHC Special Heritage Train to Echuca Steam Rally

[justify]The Seymour Railway Heritage Railway invites you on a Heritage Train tour to the Echuca Steam Rally travelling in historic comfort on 11th June!

State budget takes first step in correcting generations of neglect

The Rail Revival Alliance applauds the State government on its rail initiatives in the 2016 State Budget.

South & West Gippsland Transport Group April 26 Pre-Meeting Documents

There was a meeting at the Austral Hotel Korumburra last night and a couple of draft documents have been compiled so far.

Indian Pacific Services cancelled due to freight train derailment in Western Australia

For guests booked to travel on the Indian Pacific departing from Perth on Sunday, 24 April 2016 please note service changes due to a freight train derailment in Western Australia.

Appointment of Australian Rail Track Corporation Director

The Government has appointed Mr Vincent Graham as a Director of the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Board for a three‑year term.

Queensland Rail News

1519 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago
Bruce Highway to take on more freight traffic if North Coast rail line not upgraded

MORE trucks carrying huge volumes of freight could be forced on to the Bruce Highway unless $2.

Turnbull makes rail pledge for Queensland

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's first promise to Queensland during the official election campaign is for a Townsville project - but it's not money for the northern city's high-priority football stadium.

Brisbane rail bottleneck to cost $69b

South-east Queensland faces a $69 billion brake on the economy due to a looming transport crisis, with Brisbane CBD's sole rail bridge to reach capacity in 2021, two years before the scheduled completion of the Cross River Rail tunnel.

Pisasale wants a rail line to Redbank Plains

THE extension of the Springfield rail line to Redbank Plains is a key piece of infrastructure that Ipswich needs, mayor Paul Pisasale insists.

Brisbane proposal to transform Roma Street rail yards

A $2 BILLION plan to transform the heart of Brisbane by developing a world-class entertainment and park precinct above the Roma St rail yards will be handed to the State Government this week.

Rail Events

76 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago
Queensland Senator supports inland rail via Warwick

THEY are from different tiers of government but Southern Downs Mayor Tracy Dobie and Senator Matt Canavan agree on one thing - Warwick should be included in the proposed inland rail route.

South & West Gippsland transport group minutes for meeting May 19 2016

Minutes for Meeting Thursday 19th of May 2016 at the Austral Hotel Korumburra

ERS 2016: more collaboration and faster innovation needed

Reaching an audience in excess of 350 people, the second European Rail Summit organised by the Railway Gazette Group took place in Brussels on April 27-28 against a backdrop of legislative progress on various elements of European rail policy.

Canadian capabilities on show at InnoTrans 2016

Canadian exhibitors are to be strongly represented at InnoTrans 2016, with their numbers having trebled over the past eight years.

Józef Michalik

Józef Michalik has succeeded Maciej Duczyński as Vice-President of the Supervisory Board at Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag.

Rail News

3127 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago
David Waboso

London Underground Capital Programmes Director David Waboso is to join Network Rail as Managing Director of the cross-industry Digital Railway programme.

Shorten vows $1b for Metronet rail, rejects freight link

Bill Shorten will commit $1 billion to the part-funding of WA Labor's Metronet rail project, if elected, while simultaneously pledging to cut all federal support for the Barnett Government's Perth Freight Link.

Labor to promise $1b for WA's Metronet rail

Bill Shorten will commit $1 billion to the part-funding of WA Labor's Metronet rail project, if elected, while simultaneously pledging to cut all federal support for the Barnett Government's Perth Freight Link.

Bert Groenewegen

Bert Groenewegen, currently Chief Financial Officer of cable operator Ziggo, becomes CFO of Dutch national passenger operator NS on September 15.

Budget sets stage for focus on inland rail

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has defended the Government's lack of action on backpacker taxes in the 2016 budget, echoing the Treasurer's comments that the Government would have more to say soon.

Railpage Australia News

93 stories | Newest story posted one week ago
Railpage completes installation of railcams at Mount Lofty Railway Station

Railpage is delighted to announce the completion of our latest railcam installation at Mount Lofty Railway Station located in the Adelaide Hills.

Voting open for May 2016 photo comp

Voting is now open for our monthly international photo competition.

Submissions open for May 2016 photo comp

Submissions are now open for our monthly international photo competition.

April 2016 photo comp

Congratulations to T347 who has won the April 2016 photo competition with 21 votes.

Voting open for April 2016 photo comp

Voting is now open for our monthly international photo competition.

Railway Preservation

16 stories | Newest story posted last month
Victorian Colonial Express

After many years in storage, authentic 1890s passenger carriages are now back on the rails on the Victorian Goldfields Railway

Heritage rail society is back on track

Thousands of Canberrans are expected to converge on the ACT's heritage railway museum from this Friday for one of the most ambitious 

Volunteers returning rail to the Yarra Valley

ONE of Australia’s largest volunteer projects is bringing rail back to the Yarra Ranges.

Heritage railway steams ahead in WA's Wheatbelt after years of delay

A rail project to revive the old days of steam engines and diesel locomotives is underway in Western Australia's Wheatbelt.

Kaniva welcomes vintage rail enthusiasts

KANIVA welcomed 150 rail enthusiasts to the town on Saturday.

Railway Stories

47 stories | Newest story posted last year
Zig Zag Railway battling adversity to finally get itself back on track

It has been the most frequently asked question from tourists in the area this summer when is the Zig Zag Railway reopening?

Hello everyone from the wilds of Central Burma!

I’m writing to you from Nay Pay Daw, the new capital built from scratch just 10 years ago in a fertile area of rice fields, lakes and rolling hills.

Puffing Billy keeps Australian steam train history alive

Puffing Billy keeps Australian steam train history alive

Art That Makes You Wish You Were There

“Some travel posters show you what you’ll see,” said Nicholas D.

Is This The Most Amazing Model Railway Ever Made? All 9 MILES of it!

Model trains have come a long way since your Dad bought you that Hornby ’00’ gauge set for Christmas way back in 1972.

South Australian Rail News

519 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Archer Exploration Limited Leigh Creek Magnesite Project rail expansion

MINERAL exploration company Archer has taken a big step towards expanding infrastructure at the Leigh Creek mine site to extract magnesite from the area.

Chris Burns calls for new rail line to Techport at Osborne

DEFENCE Teaming Centre boss Chris Burns has called on the State Government to build a rail line from Osborne Railway Station to Techport to cater for submarine workers.

Adelaide train line at risk of being suspended for weeks following major failure last month

Electric train services on Adelaide’s Seaford Line could be halted for weeks, after last month’s major failure left the line relying on a single, rare component.

Gawler rail disruptions after pedestrian hit by train at Elizabeth

Train services on Adelaide's Gawler line are not running after a woman was hit by a train.

Tasmanian Rail News

290 stories | Newest story posted 2 months ago
Light rail plan should be back on the agenda

THE decision by Infrastructure Minister Rene Hidding to rule out light rail for the northern suburbs corridor as unviable economically is based on previous feasibility studies reviewed by Infrastructure chief executive Alan Garcia.

Call to establish passenger rail in Tasmania

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has pressed the need to restore passenger rail in the greater Hobart area.

PM supports northern suburbs rail project

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull sees merit in a Hobart northern suburbs light rail project — but says the State Government needs to provide a firm proposal.

Rail corridor seen as vital for city growth

DEVELOPMENT of the disused rail corridor will be key to the future growth of Hobart and Glenorchy, says the group given the task of moving the project forward.

New Tasmanian rail log containers to ease road traffic

Tasmanian freight operator TasRail says 40 new custom-built log rail transporters should cut the number of trucks on state roads.

Train Simulator News

56 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago
BR 7MT Advanced Released for TS2016

This collection includes highly detailed BR 7MT locomotives in six variants, with black and green liveries in clean, intermediate and heavily weathered conditions.

BNSF Mainline Power Now Available

Dekosoft Trains announces its latest release: BNSF Mainline Power.

1960s Diesel Super Power!

Born of the 1960s, Union Pacific’s “35 Trio” – the Electro-Motive GP35, DD35, and DD35A – are now ready for Train Simulator service

LGV: Marseille – Avignon Out Now

Grace, Speed, Comfort – the definition of the perfect railway journey of tomorrow.

Chatham Main Line: London Victoria to Gillingham

Built throughout the 19th Century as a means to connect the Bustling City of London to the thriving Medway Towns and the beautiful Kent Coast, the Chatham Main Line holds a unique history and has played host to some of the country’s most cutting edge and iconic third rail traction.

Tram and Light Rail News

905 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago
St Petersburg airport tram plan

RUSSIA: A fast tram line is to be built to serve Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg.

Newcastle Council and Jeff McCloy both criticise Newcastle light rail plan

THE state government decided on separated running for the Newcastle light rail – and kept that decision from the public – before starting an “inadequate” process of consultation on the project.

More Bombardier LRVs ordered for Karlsruhe

GERMANY: Karlsruhe tram-train operator AVG signed a €59·5m contract with Bombardier Transportation on May 18 for the supply of a further 12 Flexity Swift ET 2010 light rail vehicles.

Property Council rebukes Hunter Business Chamber over claim of 'support'

FRACTURE has formed between two key stakeholders in the Newcastle light rail, with the Property Council delivering a stinging rebuke to the Hunter Business Chamber for a “misleading” suggestion that both groups back delaying the project.

Canberra light rail contract signed

The Australian Capital Territory government and Canberra Metro consortium signed the PPP contract for the first phase of the Canberra light rail project on May 17.

Victorian Rail News

3956 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Sky rail gets cold shoulder from Kingston Council

AFTER overwhelming public pressure, Kingston Council has voted to formally oppose sky rail as an option along the Frankston railway line.

Mernda rail extension plans to elevate tracks raises concerns

THE $588 million Mernda rail extension has divided opinion after the State Government revealed designs showing part of the track will be elevated.

Thousands of rail faults force Metro to find a new way to manage failures

The most critical infrastructure that keeps Melbourne's trains running - the tracks, signals and overhead equipment - is so fault-ridden and obsolete that it would need a fourfold increase in government funding to fix and replace it all, Metro Trains has calculated.

Mildura Railway works on track for standardisation

EIGHTH Street and San Mateo Avenue were closed to the public across the weekend as crews worked to upgrade the Mildura rail line.

Doncaster to wait at least 30 more years for rail line

Residents of a Melbourne suburb that has been waiting 125 years for a rail line have just found out they'll have to wait at least another 30.

Western Australian Rail News

795 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Minister says WA transport plan to be released soon

Almost eight years after promising to create an integrated transport plan for Perth, Western Australia's Transport Minister Dean Nalder says he hopes to release the plan for public comment as soon as possible.

Perth airport rail link contract signed

Public Transport Authority of Western Australia announced on April 28 the finalisation of the A$1·176bn contract to build the Forrestfield-Airport Link in Perth.

Rawlinna Derailment – Update #2

Restoration work has  progressed well and the forecast has been revised forward to 6pm WST, 25 April for a return to services.

Sydney QC to step in on rail dispute

A SYDNEY-based Queen's Counsel lawyer and retired Federal Court judge is to arbitrate in the CBH Group freight rail access dispute with Brookfield Rail.

CBH says growers support AGC rejection

WA grain handler the CBH Group says the majority of its grower shareholders overwhelmingly support its decision to reject the Australian Grains Champion proposal to corporatise the co-operative.

Yarra Trams

96 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago
Camberwell Junction track maintenance

As part of the modernisation of Melbourne's tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria are repairing tram tracks and overhead wires at Camberwell Junction.

Melbourne tram derails, veers into house after collision with car

A woman was trapped in her car after it collided with a tram in Melbourne overnight causing the tram to derail and crash into a home.

Yarra Trams supports Sacred Heart Dine with Heart Month

Yarra Trams is proud to support the Sacred Heart Mission Dine with Heart Month again in 2016.

Whitehorse Road track maintenance

As part of the modernisation of Melbourne's tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria are renewing tram tracks and overhead wires on Whitehorse Road in Balwyn.

April 2016 performance results

Yarra Trams' service delivery in April was fairly consistent with the same time last year, with 98.

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