Gallery: Teddy Bears Picnic and Mad Hatters Tea Party #SaveGandolfoGardens

Families with small children gathered in the Gandolfo gardens today for a Teddy Bears and Mad Hatters Tea Party to raise awareness of the threat by Level Crossing Removal Project to use this space as a laydown area for equipment and construction of the elevated rail viaduct.
Victorian Rail News

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Moreland Leader: Reaching for the Sky

Victorian Rail News
Moreland Leader last week ran a poll comparing station designs between the Level Crossing Removal Project early station artist drawings with the Upfield Corridor Coalition artist impressions which showed 65 percent support for the community driven designs.

Minister refuses to guarantee preservation of Gandolfo Gardens trees

Victorian Rail News
Transport Minister Jacinta Allan evaded the question on preserving the trees in the Gandolfo Gardens.

NEARS Announces Award Winners, Conference Details

Rail Events
They will be honored at NEARS’s Fall 2019 Conference in Burlington, Vt., on October 1-3, 2019. Early-bird registration ends on August 30.

Bombardier awarded Dresden LRV contract

Tram and Light Rail News
The contract also includes 24 years’ maintenance. The base contract is worth €197m, and includes an option for 10 additional vehicles and eight more years’ maintenance.

Outside of Atlanta, Gwinnett County eyeing MARTA – again

USA
Gwinnett County is a large (436 square mile) suburban/exurban county included in the metropolitan Atlanta area, northeast of the city center.  Proponents and opponents of extending the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) into the county have debated the issue for years.

Vision for Upfield Corridor presented at Town Hall meeting

Victorian Rail News
There was standing room only at the Town Hall Meeting organised by the Upfield Corridor Coalition to ask questions and discuss the Upfield Corridor Coalition’s Vision Statement for what the local community wants to see out of the level crossing removals in Moreland.

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