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Western councils - Wyndham, Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong

Posted 17 minutes ago

You are invited to a forum about Western suburbs transport issues in the forthcoming State election. You’ll be able to hear from the major parties and ask questions in a town hall style meeting.

Trackwork shuts down Hunter Valley rail for three days

Posted 27 minutes ago

Work begins today on $20 million worth of maintenance and upgrades during a major shutdown of the Hunter Valley's rail network.

Myki fines fail in court

Posted 1 hour ago

Most of the myki fines contested in court have been withdrawn or dismissed, amid claims the government department responsible for the problem-plagued technology is deliberately avoiding legal scrutiny.

Train on fire near Granville station in Sydney's south west

Posted 2 hours ago

A train is on fire near Granville station in Sydney's south-west.

Woman's head bashed in racial attack on train

Posted yesterday

A woman has been left traumatised after her head was smashed into the side of train carriage during an apparent racial attack in Melbourne's north.

Metro Trains avoids paying compensation for unreliable services despite a commuter crush and skipped stations

Posted yesterday

MELBOURNE commuters are being squashed on trains more often as others are left stranded by drivers skipping stations to dodge fines. But if you’re expecting compensation, forget it.

Doubters fear signal upgrade won't work on Melbourne's old and complex rail network

Posted yesterday

A half-billion dollar plan to run trains every two minutes along Melbourne's busiest railway line using cutting-edge high-speed signalling is in doubt because of fears the technology will not work on Melbourne's 19th-century rail network.

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Asciano 37 stories
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Cityrail News 116 stories
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New Zealand Rail News 169 stories
Opinion 7 stories
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Press Releases 194 stories
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Rail Events 42 stories
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Tasmanian Rail News 251 stories
Victorian Rail News 3152 stories

Asciano

37 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 12 August

Aurizon

38 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 22 September

Cityrail News

116 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago

Gunzelling Reports

503 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

International Rail News

1661 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Letters to the Editor

79 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 9 July

New South Wales Rail News

1982 stories | Newest story posted 7 minutes ago

New Zealand Rail News

169 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 15 August
  • Chinese rail workers 'paid $NZ3/hr in NZ'

    NEW Zealand's Labour party and the rail workers' union are demanding answers to claims Chinese workers brought to the country to fix asbestos-contaminated locomotives were paid as little as $NZ3 ($A2.

  • End of the line for rail option

    Ravensdown is no longer using trains for its Napier plant, meaning more trucks will use Marine Parade in spring and autumn ferrying fertiliser from Napier Port.

  • Christchurch rail services long overdue

    There were serious flaws in the assessment which led to the rejection of a northern rail transport option for Christchurch, writes CHRISTOPHER KISSLING.

  • NZ First proposes $300m swap from roads to rail

    A $300 million cash swap from roads to railways is at the heart of New Zealand First's transport policy for the election, including restoring the Gisborne-Napier line, and looking at extending the Wellington line to Levin and into Wairarapa.

  • Auckland rail staff to be equipped with lapel cameras

    Ticket inspectors on Auckland's public rail network will soon be kitted with personal lapel cameras as part of efforts to improve their safety.

Northern Territory Rail News

197 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 20 August

Opinion

7 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 19 September

Other Transport News

314 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Press Releases

194 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 18 April

Queensland Rail News

1316 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Rail Events

42 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Rail News

2615 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago

Railpage Australia News

69 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 25 August

Railway Stories

43 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 27 May

South Australian Rail News

461 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 29 August

Tasmanian Rail News

251 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 7 July

Tram and Light Rail News

693 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 22 September

Victorian Rail News

3152 stories | Newest story posted 1 hour ago

Western Australian Rail News

658 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago