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Rail-corridor protections ‘still in place, for now’

Posted 3 hours ago

Rail-transport campaigners have welcomed the derailment of a bill which they say would have enabled the dismantling of the disused Casino-Murwillumbah rail line to make way for cycling and walking trails.

$15k keeps rail trail idea on track

Posted 4 hours ago

GOULBURN Mulwaree Council has thrown its support behind a proposed rail trail circuit, pledging $15,000 to fund a feasibility study on the concept.

Grave doubts about rail project chatter

Posted 6 hours ago

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia has queried whether a proposal to build a rail line from Yamba through the north to link with the proposed Melbourne to Brisbane line is feasible.

Border Rail Action Group ask MPs Sussan Ley, Cathy McGowan for help

Posted 6 hours ago

THE Border Rail Action Group will today start the process of bringing together federal MPs who they hope will put resolutions from Wednesday night’s meeting to a federal minister.

Gippsland train disruption blow to government re-election hopes

Posted 6 hours ago

Gippsland train services will be thrown into disarray during the height of next month’s Victorian election.

Parliamentary committee report sheds light on secret profit sharing deal between WA Government and private rail operator

Posted 9 hours ago

Revelations of a deal struck with Brookfield Rail to give the Western Australian Government a slice of grain rail profits has been described by farmers as 'a scandal of the highest order'.

Greens ramp up push for Doncaster rail link

Posted 13 hours ago

THE Greens say there will be money in the kitty for both the Doncaster and Rowville train lines if the State Government drops the East West Link.

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Asciano

37 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 12 August

Aurizon

39 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 13 October

Cityrail News

120 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Gunzelling Reports

506 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago

International Rail News

1671 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Letters to the Editor

80 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 1 October

New South Wales Rail News

2008 stories | Newest story posted 3 hours ago

New Zealand Rail News

170 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 10 October
  • Freight on rail wagons across strait 'obsolete'

    Moving freight by rail wagons on Cook Strait ferries was costly and obsolete, says an industry consultant, who believes KiwiRail should dump the idea.

  • 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.

Northern Territory Rail News

199 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 13 October

Opinion

10 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Other Transport News

317 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Press Releases

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

Queensland Rail News

1323 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Rail Events

45 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Rail News

2620 stories | Newest story posted Thursday, 9 October

Railpage Australia News

69 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 25 August

Railway Stories

44 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 13 October

South Australian Rail News

462 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago

Tasmanian Rail News

251 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 7 July

Tram and Light Rail News

701 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Victorian Rail News

3206 stories | Newest story posted 5 hours ago

Western Australian Rail News

664 stories | Newest story posted 8 hours ago