Hunter engineering firm Downer EDI has signed a billion dollar rail maintenance contract at a time when union officials are questioning job cuts at some of its Newcastle sites.
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.
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.
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.
You can see an aerial view of this CSX freight passing over double diamonds!
On Wednesday, 7 January I caught a Velocity from Melbourne to Bendigo, 2.
Unbelievable shot of this commuter train “BLASTING“ through standing water in Buenos Aires, Argentina!
Hawke's Bay Regional Council will consider alternatives to leasing the Napier-Gisborne railway line, such as re-opening the line's Wairoa-Napier section in a joint venture between KiwiRail and Napier Port.
Kids jumping off a rail bridge are grinding trains to a halt and risking life and limb.
World-leading passenger transport operator, Keolis Downer, and New Zealand’s premium rail operator, KiwiRail, have announced a partnership for the tender to operate and maintain Wellington’s Regional passenger rail services from 2016.
A BOLD vision has been unveiled to build a new railway station and tourism precinct in the heart of Alice Springs.
THE “idiotic” annihilation of a four-wheel drive that became stuck on a railway track in Katherine on Sunday morning provides a graphic safety reminder for motorists, according to the boss of the freight company whose 7100-tonne manganese train caused the damage.
A young man has had his new four-wheel drive dragged more than a kilometre by a freight train after trying to cross a track in the Northern Territory.
The resurgence of uranium mining in Queensland is gaining momentum, and talk is growing about the economic opportunity that could provide for ports in neighbouring states and territories.
The trend is clear and it's been that way for a while.
The new Victorian Andrews government has lost no time putting its stamp on the future shape of Melbourne, funding the planning stage of the Melbourne Metro Rail tunnel – while fretting about the $9 billion cost.
Labor should put tolls on the level crossings they remove and use the money to help pay for projects such as the metro rail tunnel, one of the state's leading transport thinkers says
The companies contracted to build Melbourne's East West Link road project are taking legal action to force the new Victorian Government to sign off on the construction plan.
The United States’ Drug Enforcement Agency is spying on millions of Americans and keeping constant tabs on them as they travel around the country.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will consider allowing the Victorian Government to use money allocated for the East West Link for other major projects.
On Track Models is pleased to announce our next Victorian model will be the Sprinter Railcar.
For the 10 year celebrations a special train will depart Maldon at 2.
From the end of June and the whole of July, 6029 AD60 Garratt will make the southern states home.
Historic trains will be running on parts of the Hunter rail network over the weekend, giving travellers the opportunity to enjoy a nostalgic transport experience.
Be a part of History on board Australia’s first ever LGBTI Train departing Melbourne on the morning of Saturday 15th November.
Polar bears and passenger trains on the same web cam.
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What was expected to be a fond farewell of the Hitachi Electric Train was today marred by an attack on the train by vandals near Rushall Railway Station in Melbourne’s inner Northern Suburbs.
Essendon Model Railway Group has launched a model railway webcam which is now online at Railpage.
It has been the most frequently asked question from tourists in the area this summer when is the Zig Zag Railway reopening?
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
“Some travel posters show you what you’ll see,” said Nicholas D.
Model trains have come a long way since your Dad bought you that Hornby ’00’ gauge set for Christmas way back in 1972.
BHP Billiton could yet play a role in the development of OZ Minerals' Carrapateena mine in South Australia, with OZ suggesting the economics of a crucial rail link to the project would be helped if BHP's Olympic Dam mine were tied in.
TasRail has been selected by Australian Bauxite Limited as the preferred provider of land transport services for the proposed Bald Hill project.
TasRail confirms a low speed derailment of a south bound train caused a total of 10 wagons to come off the tracks last night.
Work to redevelop crucial rail and freight transport facilities at the Port of Burnie is set to commence within weeks.