The Wows of the Privatisation of the Railways

An interesting story in the January 2019 edition of the Railway Digest has the private rail operators
Victorian Rail News

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Pakistan-Iran rail service suspended

Arabian Rail News
The Pakistan-Iran cargo train service has been suspended for three days after nine bogies of a goods train derailed in Kaishangi are of Nushki district on Saturday.

Long Island Rail Road to study possible relocation of Yaphank station

USA
The LIRR weekday schedule lists only four eastbound trains and five westbound trains. LIRR officials have said daily ridership at the Yaphank station is 30.

9-hour rail block near Parel today

Asian Rail News
Commuters could be inconvenienced due to 9-hour-long ongoing rail block on main line of Central Railway for yard remodelling at Parel in connection with provision of terminal platform, and also provision of new route relay interlocking panel.

Aurizon coal trains grind to a halt on North West rail line as unions strike

Aurizon
AURIZON coal trains travelling between Mount Isa and Townsville will grind to a halt today as Rail Tram and Bus Union members strike in a bid to bring forward stalled wage and condition negotiations.

CAPE’S RAIL ENFORCEMENT UNIT MAKES 7 ARRESTS FOR VARIOUS CRIMES

Africa
Seven suspects were nabbed in Woodstock, as well in the Claremont and Rondebosch areas, for crimes like theft, attempted robbery, malicious damage to property and the possession of stolen property

Another Brick in the Wall

Rail Travel
Now and again when I'm browsing through the Great Rail Journeys brochure one particular trip stands out, and I've always liked the thought of their Grand Imperial Cities holiday, visiting some of the capitals of Europe.

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