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.
Aurizon have today announced their quarterly volumes together with notes and some guidance as to the up coming period.
There were 82 sightings for this week; this is four sightings more than last week, making a total of 435 sightings for this year to date.
There were 78 sightings for this week; this is 18 sightings less than last week, making a total of 353 sightings for this year to date.
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!
Q: WHERE HAS ALL THE RAIL FREIGHT GONE?
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.
Greater Wellington Regional Council hasfinalised a short-list for the tendering of its new rail contract.
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
Labor’s state election victory in Victoria has fatally undermined Melbourne’s most controversial tunnel, the now-doomed
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.
Digging has stopped on Melbourne's controversial East West Link, but Treasurer Joe Hockey still holds out hope Victoria will build the tunnel project.
On Track Models is pleased to announce our next Victorian model will be the Sprinter Railcar.
From the agricultural food producers are increasing their lobbying and advocacy to extend the broad gauge into NSW and to reopen lines that have ben closed to export their agricultural commodities to Asia via Melbourne Port and Geelong as it is more cost effective and time efficient to send their produce to Melbourne and Geelong than Sydney.
The Napthine Government has granted the Mt Alexander Shire $822,000 towards the Walking and Cycling Strategy Implementation (Castlemaine to Newstead Trial) and the Vic Track spokesperson assured that the rest of the rail line between Castlemaine and Newstead wasn't going to be ripped up in the Castlemaine Express.
Peter Ryan the Minister for Regional Development, lacks any credibility with his response to Jacinta Allan’s criticism of the Napthine Government’s changes to zone 1 and 2 in Melbourne.
A MAN with more than three decades' experience in international railways says duplication is not the answer, as the pressure for a State Government rail commitment swells.
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.
The Shine the Light on Country Rail was an enormous success with groups being represented from Rail Revival Alliance, Leongatha, North
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.
COMMUNITY pride will hopefully prevent vandals from attacking the Bordertown Railway Station after extensive restoration work is complete.
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.
TasRail reported a train derailment at Colebrook on Sunday 9 November, 2014.
The East Coast mainline runs from London to Edinburgh and then on up to Aberdeen.
A WORKER has been killed on the rail line at Guildford, halting rail services between Midland and Perth.
From Monday 6 April 2015, the 1.
Western Australia’s A$2 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link has progressed to the expressions of interest (EoI) stage, with industry invited to lodge tenders for the design and construction of the project.
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