Posted in Other Transport News on 2014-10-14 15:46:31
There have been chaotic scenes in Chelsea this hour, with a light plane crashing into a suburban house.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-10-03 10:32:02
A person has died after being hit by a train near Toorak station on Thursday afternoon, causing major delays on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston train lines.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-09-25 22:59:22
The wait for a new train station in Geelong's south is nearly over.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-09-20 12:25:55
Metro is forcing train drivers to attend company-endorsed medical clinics for work-related injuries, leading to claims staff are being intimidated and threatened with disciplinary action if they choose their own doctors instead.
Posted in Queensland Rail News on 2014-09-19 21:51:39
Queensland Rail staff will be required to check toilets on trains entering Brisbane city for suspicious items as it continues its response to the raised terror threat alert.
Posted in New South Wales Rail News on 2014-09-19 21:38:26
The Epping to Chatswood rail line will be shut for months under the terms of a $3.7 billion contract signed this week for a private operator to run the adjoining north-west rail link to Rouse Hill.
Posted in Opinion on 2014-09-19 21:37:02
I wanted to write today about the Napthine government's terrific move to turn a rundown railway station in Brunswick into a place the community will be proud of.
Posted in Tram and Light Rail News on 2014-07-25 07:29:23
A KEY Melbourne tram route could be extended under a revamp of a rundown CBD intersection.
Posted in Other Transport News on 2014-07-18 08:58:56
MOSCOW — A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 with 295 people aboard was apparently shot down by an antiaircraft missile before it crashed and burned on Thursday in an eastern Ukraine wheat field near the Russian border.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-30 07:20:18
A father’s search for his daughter’s lost stuffed animal has gone viral on social media.
Max Sharples’s three-year-old daughter OIive left her plush rabbit Flopsy on a city-bound train from Werribee on Friday morning.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-19 17:18:06
Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have agreed to build out their mobile networks on Melbourne’s City Loop rail line after being labelled “greedy" by Victorian Premier Dennis Napthine, who refused to include inner city services in a $40 million plan to roll out free wi-fi on V/Line train services.
The state government today announced the country’s three biggest telcos had agreed to partner with the state and the VicTrack rail body to extend mobile coverage to the inner city rail tunnels.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-18 14:42:20
A MAN has been killed after he was struck by a train while crossing railway tracks in Melbourne’s southeast.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-16 16:25:26
Melbourne commuters will be able to say goodbye to mobile black spots on trains with Optus set to bring mobile coverage underground on parts of the network by the end of the year.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-12 10:05:40
With both the Victorian Government and State Opposition offering competing visions for an expansion of Melbourne's underground rail network, it is useful to get a sense of the scale of what is proposed.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-10 14:35:27
Melbourne's City Loop finally looks set to be in the loop when it comes to full mobile phone coverage.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-06 15:22:51
Metro's practice of skipping stations when trains are running late is sometimes a justifiable way for the operator to improve its on-time performance, Victoria's Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder said.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-06-04 21:22:35
The Murchison East train station has been razed by fire tonight and has collapsed.
Posted in Tram and Light Rail News on 2014-05-28 22:45:35
Years of work to improve sluggish travel times around Melbourne has done nothing to reduce the city's plague of late-running trams, with punctuality figures stubbornly hovering at the same low level for a decade.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-05-27 15:53:35
Richmond station, one of the busiest and ugliest railway stations in Melbourne, is being eyed up for redevelopment, with high-density apartments, office towers, shops and a hotel being considered.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-05-20 16:19:09
Metro Trains plans to partially demolish one of Melbourne's classic inner-suburban red brick railway stations.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-05-15 07:17:42
A GRAFFITI gang member has been made bankrupt after refusing to pay a court imposed $25,000 clean-up bill.
Posted in Tram and Light Rail News on 2014-05-12 20:57:09
The New South Wales Government has announced it will lease the Port of Newcastle to a consortium of financial investors for 98 years in a $1.75bn deal, of which $340m will be spent on the revitalisation of the Newcastle CBD, including the proposed new light rail.
Posted in Railway Stories on 2014-05-06 13:38:48
TO the casual onlooker, Michelle Delaney might just have stopped at Footscray’s Bunbury Street railway overpass to admire the city backdrop, but her eyes are firmly on the track.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-05-06 12:11:21
WORK on a rail tunnel between Southern Cross Station and South Yarra will begin in 2016, the State Government will announce.
Posted in Victorian Rail News on 2014-05-05 21:51:44
A pack of rats may have crippled Melbourne's train network, but work is under way to make sure the rodents can't trigger such problems again, the state's transport minister says.
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