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Asciano

86 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago
More than 100 passengers affected by train derailment

A train derailed at the Raglan Station Road Railway Crossing at 4pm Tuesday.

Pacific National sheds further jobs in Hunter Valley

121 full-time train crew jobs made redundant across a handful of depots, mostly Pt Waratah and Port Kembla, but some at Greta and other places too.

Queensland Rail train derailed east of Julia Creek

A TRAIN believed to belong to Pacific National derailed five kilometres east of Julia Creek on Wednesday morning.

The sad passing of termite a great contributor to our hobby

It with a sad heart that I wish to inform the Railpage community of the passing of one of our members, Tim Gray, @Termite who was well known through the railway community as a top bloke who loved all things railway.

Pacific National cuts 120-plus rail jobs: union

THE Hunter Region is wearing the brunt of big job cuts announced by freight rail company Pacific National.

Asian Rail News

222 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Thailand-Cambodia rail link delayed again

The train service between Thailand and Cambodia, which was expected to begin operations early this year, may be delayed due to compensation issues with people living along a one-kilometre stretch of track in Poipet town.

Vietnam Railways upgrades level crossings

VIETNAM: Italian company WEGH Group has won its first order from Vietnam Railways, covering the supply of equipment to upgrade 75 level crossings on the Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City main line.

Changsha – Zhuzhou – Xiangtan Intercity Railway opens

CHINA: The Changsha – Zhuzhou – Xiangtan Intercity Railway in Hunan Province opened for passenger services on December 26.

Chinese locomotives for Serbia rolled out

SERBIA: Two electric locomotives which the state electricity generator ordered last year have been rolled out at CRRC Zhuzhou’s plant in China.

Coal-laden goods train derails in Maharashtra, rail services affected

A coal-laden goods train proceeding towards Balharshah derailed at Wihirgaon station in Maharashtra in the early hours on Friday affecting rail services.

Aurizon

117 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago
K&S deal sees Aurizon intermodal volumes soar

A new, 20,000 TEU per annum deal has helped east coast rail operator Aurizon announce a 10% rise in intermodal volumes in the first half of FY17, balancing out slight declines in bulk and freight.

Pam Bains

Aurizon Vice-President Network Finance Pam Bains has been promoted to Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, replacing Keith Neate.

Longreach Regional Council exploring lease of saleyards

Expressions of interest for proposals to lease and upgrade the cattle selling and spelling facility at Longreach have been called by the Longreach Regional Council.

Aurizon loses major Mt Isa freight contract to PN

ABC Townsville is reporting Aurizon has lost Glencore's Mt Isa freight contract to PN yesterday, resulting in major job losses the length of the Mt Isa line.

Andrew Harding commences as Managing Director and CEO

[center]Aurizon’s new Managing Director & CEO Andrew Harding commenced today.

Cityrail News

393 stories | Newest story posted 13 hours ago
Spike in reports of suspicious behaviour after we launch our campaign

NSW’s top police brass is calling for the official roll out of The Saturday Telegraph’s “Report the Rail Grubs” campaign to clean up our public transport system and help women feel safe again.

Macarthur region commuters are frustrated that unairconditioned trains are still being used even in the current heatwave

Macarthur region residents travelling to and from the city to work each morning have been left frustrated by sweltering conditions on older trains in the Sydney Trains fleet.

Elderly man on mobility scooter dies being hit

Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 11:00am Monday after a northbound train hit the man on a mobility scooter.

Report the rail grubs

VILE sexual predators are using the state’s public transport system to prey on women and even young girls in a sickening crime wave that has forced police to call on the public for help.

Sydney rain guard Erin Duffy missing

SOCIAL media community pages have gone into overdrive, with the search for missing Sydney woman Erin Duffy.

Gunzelling Reports

620 stories | Newest story posted 6 days ago
Gheringhap Sightings w/e 14/1/2017

There were 91 sightings for this week; this is seven sightings more than last week, making a total of 175 sightings for this year to date.

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 7/1/2017

There were 84 sightings for this week; this is 27 sightings more than last week, making a total of 84 sightings for this year to date.

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 31/12/2016

There were 57 sightings for this week; this is 36 sightings less than last week, making a total of 4030 sightings for this year to date.

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 24/12/2016

A very Happy Christmas to you all from Gheringhap Loop

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 17/12/2016

There were 101 sightings for this week; this is three sightings less than last week, making a total of 3880 sightings for this year to date.

International Rail News

4137 stories | Newest story posted 16 hours ago
Captrain Deutschland orders cross-border locomotives

Captrain Deutschland Group has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract to supply six Traxx multi-system electric locomotives in early 2018.

Trenitalia awarded 10-year inter-city contract

A 10-year ‘universal service contract’ for Trenitalia to operate socially-desirable day and night inter-city services was signed on January 19.

Choo-Choo! New China-Europe Rail Link

2017 will be the year that China-Europe rail services shift supply chain patterns.

Procurement of High Speed 2 trains begins

The process to procure rolling stock for High Speed 2 was initiated on January 20, when the Department for Transport issued a periodic indicative notice regarding the acquisition of up to 60 trainsets.

Angry slum dwellers disrupt rail services

Angry slum dweller on Thursday afternoon staged a protest at Titwala railway station.

Letters to the Editor

154 stories | Newest story posted last month
Public transport is like a computer

[table][tr][td][font=Calibri, sans-serif]Here’s a thought, via a possibly dodgy analogy: public transport is like a computer.

How And Why Rail Was Jump-Started For The 21st Century

“Rail was something for old fat people, and with the Silk Road it's becoming sexy and trendy again,” Karl Gheysen succinctly summed up the revolution that the rail freight transport industry is currently going through in Europe and Asia.

Why public transport has such brightly-coloured seats

“By the time you leave the house in the morning, you’ve engaged with 20 different textiles without even thinking about it”.

Hackers are holding San Francisco’s light-rail system for ransom

San Francisco Municipal Railway riders got an unexpected surprise this weekend after the system’s computerized fare systems were apparently hacked.

Modern approach to wheelset maintenance plan optimisation

‘The wheelset is not a component like any other; it is at the centre of the railway system, its safety and its performance’, writes former SNCF Rolling Stock Director Alain Bullot in his foreword to this treatise on wheelset maintenance.

Model Railways

14 stories | Newest story posted 2 months ago
Model train prices are rising because of pound's devaluation

The pound's recent devaluation after June's Brexit vote has already led to some price rises, and model railways are one business feeling the effects.

Trainorama 830 class 847 review

After what seems an eternity, 

Just arrived, 830 class, 849 at a special price of $285

The continuing production run of the 48 Class and 830 Class is proceeding smoothly with the next delivery expected in the first quarter of 2016.

Response to Austrains' announcement of a C30 tank and C30T

Austrains' principal John Eassie has announced on the Austrains website that he intends to produce HO scale models of the NSWGR 30 Class 4-6-4 tank loco

Statement from Ixion Model Railways Ltd

Ixion Model Railways Ltd recently announced the acquisition of the rights, design and tools to the Shrike Models HO scale NSWGR C30T 4-6-0 model locomotive from the new owner of those rights.

Narrow Gauge

48 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
Ashpan Part II

The air box has been modified somewhat from the original concept, in order to increase clearances around the rear pony truck.

NQR Revised

Whilst attempting to better cater for massive patronage growth, the need for us to call into service every available item of rolling stock is becoming more the norm than the exception.

Rich In History

One of the benefits of working with Puffing Billy locomotives is the chance to discover the rich industrial heritage that come with them, such as the eccentric strap (above and below) which currently resides on 6A, and yet is clearly marked '5'.

D21 - The Return Journey

When D21, the trusty Belgrave yard shunter, came in for its last exam,  it was deemed time to re-tyre the wheelsets based on the level of wear  and how close they were to the condemning limit.

Ashpans & Exams

Sparks!

New South Wales Rail News

2357 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Grain train derails at Emerald Hill near Gunnedah

Investigations are continuing as to why a grain train derailed north of Gunnedah on Monday.

Mike Baird resigns: Save our Rail president Joan Dawson accuses premier of 'decapitating' Newcastle

Save our Rail president Joan Dawson has welcomed the resignation of Mike Baird, saying the former premier has left a “disgraceful” legacy in Newcastle and his decision to truncate the heavy rail line had “decapitated” the city.

Granville train disaster: NSW marks 40 years since worst rail disaster in Australian history

The friends, families and rescuers of the 83 victims of Sydney’s Granville train disaster have begun marking the 40th anniversary of the crash, with a bell rung out once for each person killed.

Fire closes the railway line for Canberra

[color=#000000][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI, Segoe UI, Segoe, Segoe WP, Tahoma, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif][size=2]A large fire has closed the railway line between Goulburn and Canberra.

Approval given to 15.5km Sydney Metro CBD and harbour rail line

THE green light has been given to a massive new $12bn rail project in Sydney which the NSW Government has said “will rival any megaproject across the globe”.

New Zealand Rail News

221 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
First train runs from Blenheim since NZ earthquake

For the first time since New Zealand was hit by a magnitude 7.

KiwiRail to end electric freight haulage

Following two years of studies, national railway KiwiRail announced on December 21 that it had decided to cease electric haulage of freight trains on the North Island Main Trunk line in favour of using diesel locomotives.

KiwiRail criticised for backward step

KiwiRail has announced it will replace its electric train fleet on the North Island main trunk line with diesel locomotives, a decision criticised as a big backwards step by the Green Party and Labour.

NZ Inland port construction begins

Construction has begun on Ports of Auckland’s new inland port at Horotiu, just north of Hamilton.

Real progress made on ferry and rail operations

KiwiRail’s ferries the Kaitaki and Kaiarahi are now back to over 75% capacity on the Cook Strait and hope to be running full operations by the end of the week.

Northern Territory Rail News

207 stories | Newest story posted 2 months ago
'Jesus loves nachos' graffiti now an icon

ONE of the most well known if imponderable landmarks in the Northern Territory outback town of Katherine is a ancient piece of graffiti on the town’s famous railway bridge.

Red Centre salt mine progresses on back of major supply agreement

A salt mining company has signed an agreement with Indonesian business PT Damarco Internasional to supply 70 per cent of salt produced from its Central Australian mine.

Northern Australia rail project takes important step

A new rail project crossing the Northern Territory and Queensland border has taken another move forward after the governments agreed to progress the Mount Isa to Tennant Creek railway.

Chinese eye Top End rail investment

China's influential National Development and Reform Commission has asked the federal government for a shortlist of priority projects – including rail infrastructure – as part of a big investment push into Northern Australia.

NT Govt to look at rail between Katherine and Kununurra

A feasibility study to investigate the construction of a railway between the town of Katherine, in the Northern Territory, and Kununurra, in Western Australia, will be commissioned by the NT government.

Opinion

79 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Pedestrians hit, gunshots heard in Melbourne CBD

Shots have reportedly been fired and pedestrians have been run down during a police chase in Bourke Street in the middle of Melbourne's CBD.

There’s still life in the High Speed Rail dog

Back in July 2016, Consolidated Land and Rail Australia (CLARA) Pty Ltd – an Australian private group – 

2 Days From China To Europe By Rail

I’ve written extensively about the 

IEA forecasts stall in global coal demand

The International Energy Agency has delivered a weaker outlook for coal over the next half-decade, with a growth in alternate fuels to drive down global demand.

Other Transport News

370 stories | Newest story posted one week ago
Commuters will need to contribute more to fund transport

Cost-recovery for public transport has reached unsustainable levels and must be overhauled to support sustainable transport services in Australia’s capital cities according to a new report released by the Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF).

Bus catches fire on George Street

A bus has caught fire on George Street in the Sydney CBD, impacting traffic as firefighters work to extinguish it.

Qantas will now fly you to Bali all year

QANTAS has had so much success with its summer-holiday flights to Bali, it’s decided to keep the spirit of the summer holidays happening all year round.

Qantas confirms direct flights from Perth to London

Qantas will operate non-stop flights on its new 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft between Perth and London from March 2018.

Large says trucks will make some streets "virtually uninhabitable”

IN A letter to the editor, outspoken Rockhampton resident Barry Large has called out former MP Robert Schwarten on his alleged lack of action when it comes to taking cattle trucks off our main roads and poor flood-proofing in the region.

Press Releases

228 stories | Newest story posted yesterday
Transport Minister's response to heat rail stress on Win News Thursday, 19 January 2017

On Win News on Thursday, 19 January, the Transport Minister's response to the issue of heat stress in the rails causing reduced speed for rail freight and passenger services was disingenuous, contrived, lame and lacking in any capacity to take action on the issue.

Two added to ARTC board

The Australian Rail Track Corporation board has two new members after the Government appointed David Saxelby and Jennifer Seabrook to the body.

Qld Adviser appointed to lead Inland Rail consultation

Inland rail is a once in a generation project and the Coalition government is committed to engaging communities along the proposed route as the alignment is finalised.

Infrastructure Australia 15 Yr Plan to guide Infra Policy

The Australian Government has committed to five key initiatives in its response to the IA 15 Year Plan, released today.

Protecting And Improving V/Line

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening public ownership of V/Line, to protect it from any future attempts by the Liberal and National Party to privatise it and run it in to the ground.

Queensland Rail News

1644 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago
Queensland Rail fails to uncover mystery emoji tweeter

Queensland Rail (QR) says it has not been able to identify the person who posted a laughing face emoji from its Twitter account during last year's rail crisis.

Premier to meet minister and Qld Rail boss

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will meet Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Queensland Rail on Wednesday to ensure the new timetable is up to scratch, amid opposition calls for more to be done.

Sunshine Coast railway line upgrade set for approval

A MAJOR rail upgrade needed to increase capacity on the busy Sunshine Coast line is ­expected to be given the green light by the state’s infrastructure authority.

Queensland Rail cops $300,000 in fines for failing to run its trains on time

QUEENSLAND Rail will cop fines of more than $300,000 for failing to run its trains on time, even after slashing services in a desperate bid to get major driver shortages under control.

Good number of prime cattle are expected to travel by rail

After years of struggling to book cattle trains in south west Queensland, livestock producers have now been provided a full service schedule.

Rail Events

97 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
Granville Disaster: Dodgy wheel was 'covered up'

The locomotive that hauled 83 passengers to their death in the Granville Rail Disaster had a defective wheel that the NSW government knew about and later covered up, according to the author of a book on Australia's deadliest train crash.

Puffing Billy paedophile Robert Whitehead: the secret he took to the grave

When Victorian railway sex predator Robert Whitehead died in jail last year, he took a big secret with him.

ACCC green-lights Qube’s AAT acquisition

Court-enforceable undertakings from transport and logistics group Qube have satisfied the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that the full takeover of Australian Amalgamated Terminals (AAT) should proceed.

Victims of Cameroon train crash sue French rail

Victims of a rail crash that killed at least 79 people in Cameroon have filed a lawsuit against train operator Camrail and its French owner Bollore Group, accusing them of negligence and involuntary manslaughter, their lawyer said.

Flinders st station ticket evasion arrest

Kid arrested by thuggish ticket inspectors at Flinders st station in Melbourne.

Rail News

3386 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago
Carlos Aguilar

Dallas – Houston high speed line promoter Texas Central Partners has appointed former CH2M Hill Senior Vice-President Carlos Aguilar as CEO.

Fast train to Brisbane: $780m rail line on track

Duplication of the North Coast rail line between Beerburrum and Nambour heads a list of big ticket projects for the Sunshine Coast announced with the release of the second Building Queensland Infrastructure Pipeline report on Monday.

ALC backs inland rail over fast train push

Any Very Fast Train (VFT) proposal should go straight to Infrastructure Australia for a thorough cost-benefit analysis, the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) urges.

Resource exports to hit $200bn in FY17

It’s good news for miners, as Australia’s chief economist has forecast Australia’s resource and energy exports to hit $204 billion in FY17, which would be an increase of 30%.

High speed rail consortium to seek green light from Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull will be asked to consider giving the green light to developers who want to forge ahead with a project for high-speed rail on Australia’s east coast.

Railpage Australia News

119 stories | Newest story posted 5 days ago
Voting open for January 2017 photo comp

Voting is now open for our monthly international photo competition.

Submissions open for January 2017 photo comp

Submissions are now open for our monthly international photo competition.

Voting open for December 2016 photo comp

Voting is now open for our monthly international photo competition.

Railpage adds new railcam on Bendigo BG Line

Railpage has added a new Railcam to the list of accessible cameras now online.

Submissions open for December 2016 photo comp

Submissions are now open for our monthly international photo competition.

Railway Preservation

23 stories | Newest story posted 2 months ago
SRHC Heritage Trian to Tocumwal

Seymour Railway Heritage Centres  “Santa’s Express” Tour to the Tocumwal Foreshore Markets this December will be hauled by Blue and Gold B74 and freshly painted T357.

It's back to the future for Flinders Street Station

Mustard must have seemed the perfect colour for Flinders Street Station in 1980.

Streamliners is celebrating 65 years of diesel locomotives in Australia at the Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre

IT has been a train lover's feast at the Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre over the October long weekend.

Zig Zag gets its locomotive on

THE historic Zig Zag Railway is on its way to reliving its former glory with the first train in more than four years travelling the iconic tracks.

6029 Wollongong shuttles CANCELLED

We are very sorry to report that we have had to cancel the Wollongong Shuttles planned for this weekend and the Nowra Shuttles planned for the 8th and 9th October.

Railway Stories

48 stories | Newest story posted 4 months ago
Moving mail by rail made for fond memories

A clerk sorted mail on a Railway Post Office car in Kansas City in 1932.

Zig Zag Railway battling adversity to finally get itself back on track

It has been the most frequently asked question from tourists in the area this summer when is the Zig Zag Railway reopening?

Hello everyone from the wilds of Central Burma!

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

Puffing Billy keeps Australian steam train history alive

Art That Makes You Wish You Were There

“Some travel posters show you what you’ll see,” said Nicholas D.

South Australian Rail News

545 stories | Newest story posted 4 days ago
Rowan Ramsey railway upgrade

THE Adelaide to Tarcoola rail upgrade has seen the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) employ 38 staff members at the Port Augusta Flashbutt Welding Depot, with hopes of up to 130 jobs to be created at the peak of the project.

SA Government 'wasted' $150,000 on consultants

The Opposition questions the skill level of the South Australian Transport Department after Freedom of Information documents reveal the Government paid consultants to deal with train driver enterprise agreement negotiations.

Seaford railway line power outage cause still a mystery

The exact cause of an electrical fault that resulted in major disruptions to train services in Adelaide in April still has not been determined, a report by the SA rail commissioner says.

Genesee & Wyoming completes Glencore acquisition

Genesee & Wyoming Inc announced on December 1 that its subsidiary Genesee & Wyoming Australia had completed the acquisition of Glencore Rail for A$1·14bn.

Bowmans Rail wins Leigh Creek intermodal deal

The South Australian Government has awarded a $200,000 grant for Bowmans Rail to establish an intermodal terminal just outside of Leigh Creek in central eastern South Australia.

Tasmanian Rail News

312 stories | Newest story posted one week ago
Tasmanian rail operator at odds over derailment

A transport safety authority's report into a freight train derailment in Tasmania is questioned by the rail operator's CEO, who admits he has not read the report "completely".

Tasrail's bottom line 'hit by floods, mining closures'

TasRail's CEO vows an unexpected $5.

Rail enthusiasts urged to jump on board new Footplate Experience on West Coast Wilderness Railway

A NEW West Coast Wilderness Railway trip called Footplate Experience is set to excite enthusiasts far and wide.

Partitioning TasRail an option

A parliamentary committee has recommended the Tasmanian government consider splitting TasRail into two.

North-West rail corridor funding miss

THE rail corridor at the centre of the stoush between Police and Infrastructure Minister Rene Hidding and independent MLC Ruth Forrest has failed to get funding.

Train Simulator News

61 stories | Newest story posted last month
DB BR 10 Steam Loco Add-On

The Pro Range is aimed toward the serious train simulation enthusiast looking for a complex machine to master.

Three Country Corner Scenario Pack 01

Three Country Corner Scenario Pack 01 includes 10 challenging and enjoyable scenarios for the Three Country Corner route on Steam, covering freight and passenger operations in this scenic cross-border region of Western Europe.

NJ Transit® GP40PH-2B Loco Add-On

The Electro-Motive GP40, introduced in 1965, has proven to be one of North America’s most versatile and successful locomotives, with more than 1,200 units constructed by 1972.

Atlantic High Speed Route & TGV Atlantique

Experience the high speed TGV Atlantique on the 220km Atlantic High Speed route running south-west from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps station in Tours, passing through the two high speed stations at Massy-TGV and Vendome-TGV.

Tram and Light Rail News

1022 stories | Newest story posted 6 days ago
Gold Coast tram hits fire truck, derails

A tram has been derailed on the Gold Coast after a collision with a fire truck.

Fears over extension of Gold Coast’s light rail network

THERE are fears the extension of the Gold Coast’s light rail network will bring an explosion of violent teen gangs from the wrong side of the tracks.

Unlocking Canberra light rail's full potential

When Chief Minister Andrew Barr announced during the 2016 ACT election campaign that the Land Development Agency would be split into two – one focusing on suburban development and a new authority to focus on urban renewal principally along the Northbourne corridor – he presented an opportunity, which if supported by government, community and industry, could provide an unprecedented economic boost to the ACT.

First tram tracks laid for George St Light Rail

Transport Minister Andrew Constance is confident the state government and Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore will come to a mutually agreeable design for the light rail line and pedestrian boulevard down George Street.

SA Government to spend an extra $20m on more trams

The South Australian Government will spend an extra $20 million to buy more trams as well as building a new 100-metre line from North Terrace to the Festival Centre.

Victorian Rail News

4251 stories | Newest story posted 14 hours ago
Push to upgrade rail

The additional incoming daily Shepparton train service will be a full one with extra seats and no change necessary at Seymour, Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed confirmed yesterday.

Melbourne Metro project faces threat from heritage bid

A BID to enshrine St Kilda Rd’s famous tree-lined boulevard as a national heritage icon could throw plans for the $11 billion Melbourne Metro rail tunnel into disarray.

Minister defends action on V/Line delays

Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan has defended the state government’s handling of V/Line delays, after Greens leader Greg Barber called for the regional rail provider to be hauled before a parliamentary committee.

Geelong port terminal: Shut-out at Geelong angers grain growers

SOUTHWEST Victorian grain growers are angry they have been blocked from delivering wheat to Geelong’s GrainCorp port terminal for up to three weeks.

Lowered rail option chosen for Grange Road removal

Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Authority has chosen to lower the railway to remove the Grange Road level crossing at Alphington, in Melbourne’s north-east.

Western Australian Rail News

827 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago
Nationals pledge new rail link through key regional seat

The WA Nationals want to use funds from their proposed state mining tax to resurrect a long-touted plan to connect Perth's passenger rail network to the regional city of Bunbury.

Brookfield Rail signs up for Perth Airport Line

Brookfield Rail has signed an eight-year lease for 2300sqm on the top floor of Perth Airport’s A-grade Bravo building.

WA Labor vows to build Metronet stage one in first 8 years

WA Labor commits to completing the first stage of its promised Metronet rail network within eight years of taking office, but the State Government rubbishes the plans.

Roy Hill to recruit 600 workers

Roy Hill chief executive Barry Fitzgerald has reportedly said the iron ore miner is looking to hire between 500 and 600 new staff over the next 18 months as it ramps up production at its new Pilbara mine, rail and port operation.

WA think tank says more money needed for public transport

A West Australian think tank says traffic congestion in Perth will worsen unless both major political parties commit to more public transport in key parts of the city.

Yarra Trams

133 stories | Newest story posted 12 hours ago
World first: solar to power Melbourne tram network

Melbourne's tram network will be powered by a new large scale solar plant to be built in regional Victoria.

Elizabeth Street tram works - 25 Feb to 1 March 2017

As part of the modernisation of Melbourne's tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria are renewing tram tracks at the Elizabeth Street Tram Terminus.

December 2016 performance results

Yarra Trams delivered 98.

Track maintenance - Swanston Street Monday 9 January 2017

As part of the modernisation of Melbourne's tram network, Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria are repairing tram tracks on Swanston Street in the CBD between A'Beckett Street and Victoria Street.

Accessibility Update - Q4 2016

Accessibility, diversity and inclusiveness are at the core of our values of Zero Harm, Think Like a Passenger, Respect for People and Continuous Improvement and our philosophy of improving the travel experience for all our passengers, underpins strategic plans our decision making.

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