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Is it the end of the road for Australia's love affair with the car?

Posted 26 minutes ago

For the first time in history, young Australians are less likely to be buying a car and, even though we have more cars than ever before, we're driving them less, so have we hit peak car?

Gheringhap Sightings w/e 22/11/2014.

Posted 3 hours ago

There were 82 sightings for this week; this is two sightings more than last week, making a total of 4672 sightings for this year to date.

Sydney and Brisbane tell Melbourne: build airport rail link

Posted 3 hours ago

We've got one, why haven't you?

Qld government funds coal rail line

Posted yesterday

The G20 barriers were still in place, the interstate police contingents had not left Brisbane, and US President Barack Obama’s “Brisbane” speech calling for protection for the Great Barrier Reef was still resonating when Premier Campbell Newman announced he had brokered a deal with Indian mining company Adani.

Aurizon sets up Perth hub

Posted yesterday

Aurizon Holdings chief executive Lance Hockridge says the company has set up a project hub in Perth to work on its defining Pilbara iron ore rail and port project but warned of "a number of commercial hurdles" before it could push ahead with the billion-dollar investment.

Man leads police on chase through Central Station rail tunnels

Posted yesterday

A young man has been arrested after leading police on an hour-long chase through Sydney's busiest rail tunnels.

Rail line improvements

Posted yesterday

Upgrades to the rail line between Hamilton and Woodville will take place this weekend as the state government ramps up its preparation to truncate the Newcastle line.

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Asciano 37 stories
Aurizon 42 stories
Cityrail News 132 stories
Gunzelling Reports 513 stories
New Zealand Rail News 172 stories
Opinion 11 stories
Other Transport News 321 stories
Press Releases 194 stories
Queensland Rail News 1337 stories
Rail Events 48 stories
Rail News 2639 stories
Railway Stories 46 stories
Tasmanian Rail News 254 stories
Victorian Rail News 3273 stories

Asciano

37 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 12 August

Aurizon

42 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Cityrail News

132 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Gunzelling Reports

513 stories | Newest story posted 3 hours ago

International Rail News

1688 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Letters to the Editor

80 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 1 October

New South Wales Rail News

2037 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

New Zealand Rail News

172 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago
  • Tram plan way off track as a cheap link to airport

    If Auckland transport planners are seriously considering trams as a cheaper form of rail service to the airport, they should come to their senses.

  • Steam rail society loses storage area

    You can hear a train coming a mile away, but for the Feilding Steam Rail Society the news it would be losing the use of the town's railyard came out of the blue.

  • 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.

Northern Territory Rail News

199 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 13 October

Opinion

11 stories | Newest story posted 6 days ago

Other Transport News

321 stories | Newest story posted 26 minutes ago

Press Releases

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

Queensland Rail News

1337 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Rail Events

48 stories | Newest story posted Saturday, 15 November

Rail News

2639 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Railpage Australia News

69 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 25 August

Railway Stories

46 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 3 November

South Australian Rail News

464 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 14 November

Tasmanian Rail News

254 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Tram and Light Rail News

710 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Victorian Rail News

3273 stories | Newest story posted 3 hours ago

Western Australian Rail News

672 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago