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Train crash at Altona leaves nine injured

Posted yesterday

Nine people were injured when two trains crashed near the Maidstone Street crossing in Altona at about 7pm on Friday.

Inland rail ‘nothing short of transformational’ for agriculture, says deputy PM Warren Truss

Posted yesterday

THE  inland railway will be “nothing short of transformational” for the agricultural sector, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has told industry leaders.

New CQ rail facility to create 200 jobs

Posted yesterday

More than 200 new jobs are set to be created in Central Queensland following a decision from Queensland's Coordinator-General that will ensure new infrastructure needed for a major mine expansion can be built.

New bulk grain export terminal to be built in Geelong

Posted yesterday

A BULK grain export terminal will be built in Geelong to provide a competitive new export pathway for grains in south-eastern Australia.

Regional rail trail ‘premature’, unlikely to be supported

Posted yesterday

A rail trail between Kandos and Gulgong is unlikely to be supported by the State Government, Mid-Western Regional Council was told on Wednesday. 

Airport rail use projections 'inflated'

Posted yesterday

The Barnett Government has been caught out using inflated patronage projections for its airport-Forrestfield rail link relative to previously published patronage projections for other rail projects.

Bowen locals offered first go at Adani jobs

Posted 2 days ago

The chief executive of Indian mining giant Adani has stuck by his commitment to give locals first crack at the 10,000 jobs that will be created by the company's mine, rail and port projects.

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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
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Victorian Rail News 3101 stories

Asciano

37 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 12 August

Aurizon

36 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago

Cityrail News

111 stories | Newest story posted 3 days ago

Gunzelling Reports

499 stories | Newest story posted 6 days ago
  • 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

1651 stories | Newest story posted 6 days ago

Letters to the Editor

79 stories | Newest story posted Wednesday, 9 July

New South Wales Rail News

1954 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

Press Releases

194 stories | Newest story posted Friday, 18 April

Queensland Rail News

1308 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Rail Events

41 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 26 May

Rail News

2608 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Railpage Australia News

68 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 23 June

Railway Stories

43 stories | Newest story posted Tuesday, 27 May

South Australian Rail News

460 stories | Newest story posted 2 days ago

Tasmanian Rail News

251 stories | Newest story posted Monday, 7 July

Tram and Light Rail News

689 stories | Newest story posted Thursday, 14 August

Victorian Rail News

3101 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

Western Australian Rail News

650 stories | Newest story posted yesterday

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