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Fremantle trains to resume from tomorrow morning after rail bridge cleared for service

Posted 2 days ago

TWO weeks after a storm put it out of action, the Fremantle rail bridge is now fit for use.

'Black hole of Melbourne' likely to swallow another vision for Jolimont rail yards

Posted 2 days ago

Premier Denis Napthine dubs it "the black hole of Melbourne" – the former Jolimont rail yards.

Local train maker cut out of the loop in Napthine government's multibillion-dollar rail boost

Posted 2 days ago

Scores of manufacturing jobs in Ballarat - which covers two of Victoria's most marginal seats - are under threat after a local train builder was quietly culled from the shortlist to make 25 new trains for Melbourne.

All abord for Rail Revival

Posted 3 days ago

More than 160 people  took to the rails to promote the cause of the Geelong - Goldfields Rail Link on Saturday the 30th August on board a special train chartered from Victorian Goldfields Railway

More mudholes on V/Line Albury track ‘unacceptable’: McGowan

Posted 3 days ago

MEMBER for Indi Cathy McGowan will hold further talks with Australian Rail Track Corporation officials after the emergence of more mudholes on the railway line between Albury and Melbourne.

ACT government rezones land for light rail

Posted 4 days ago

The ACT government has lodged an application to rezone seven sites on the light rail route to allow for new intersections, substations, a depot and road widening along the 12-kilometre tram line from Gungahlin.

Out-of-sync bus and rail connections hit Maroondah commuters hard

Posted 4 days ago

A SCATHING report into the state’s public transport has found that Maroondah residents are forced to endure poor synchronisation of bus and train connections.

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Asciano 37 stories
Aurizon 36 stories
Cityrail News 111 stories
Gunzelling Reports 499 stories
New Zealand Rail News 169 stories
Opinion 5 stories
Other Transport News 313 stories
Press Releases 194 stories
Queensland Rail News 1310 stories
Rail Events 41 stories
Rail News 2608 stories
Railway Stories 43 stories
Tasmanian Rail News 251 stories
Victorian Rail News 3116 stories

Asciano

37 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 12 August

Aurizon

36 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 20 August

Cityrail News

111 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 20 August

Gunzelling Reports

499 stories | Newest story posted Sunday, 17 August
  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 16/8/2014.

    There were 81 sightings for this week; this is three sightings more than last week making a total of 3506 sightings for this year to date

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 9/8/2014.

    There were only 78 sightings for this week; this is 12 sightings less than last week making a total of 3425 sightings for this year to date

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 2/8/2014.

    There were 90 sightings for this week; this is one sighting more than last week making a total of 3347 sightings for this year to date

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 26/7/2014.

    There were 89 sightings for this week; this is three sightings less than last week making a total of 3257 sightings for this year to date

  • Gheringhap Sightings w/e 19/7/2014

    There were 92 sightings for this week, six of them were B/G Velo transfers and four B/G light loco movements; this is ten sightings less than last week making a total of 3168 sightings for this year to date.

International Rail News

1653 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago

Letters to the Editor

79 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 9 July

New South Wales Rail News

1962 stories | Newest story posted 4 days 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

5 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 22 July
  • Rail corridor or theme park ride?

    Having attended the Simon Richardson transport meeting on Thursday evening I am a little concerned that some of these private proposals for use of the corridor would turn our shire into another Coffs or Gold Coast with a ‘theme park’ atmosphere.

  • Old silos find new lease on life

    It's often the first thing you see on the horizon as you drive into a small country town - the big white silo that symbolizes the town's farming history.

  • Opinion: Save Our Rail Community group railroaded into action

    SAVE Our Rail has begun discussions which could lead to taking a more political position up to the 2015 state election.

  • Why a very fast train system will never fly

    A business commentator evaluates the latest report on high-speed rail and concludes that it would offer a faster, more-convenient alternative to air travel but it won't happen.

  • The passing of John F Dunn

    The sad news of John's death has spread rapidly, via friendship circles and hobby circles.

Other Transport News

313 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 20 August

Press Releases

194 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 18 April

Queensland Rail News

1310 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago

Rail Events

41 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 26 May

Rail News

2608 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 22 August

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 5 days ago

Tasmanian Rail News

251 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 7 July

Tram and Light Rail News

690 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago

Victorian Rail News

3116 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Western Australian Rail News

655 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago