Unions criticize practice of furloughing in the rail industry

Some rail unions are becoming more vocal about the rail industry’s practice of furloughing employees, saying the cuts in staffing that have resulted because of precision scheduled railroading (PSR) are stretching the workforce too thin.
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New Train Service to Kandy

Asian Rail News
Sri Lanka Railways will introduce a new train service on 25th of November 2019 between Colombo Fort and Kandy especially targeting office commuters.

A Global Hub Turns to TOD

Canada
Montreal might be fondly known as Canada’s cultural capital, with Instagram-worthy historic streets, a global reputation for arts and festivals and a seemingly endless supply of cuisine that always inspires.

Harcourt Miniature Railway making tracks to be Australia's largest miniature railway

Narrow Gauge
A network of rail lines is gradually spreading across a 65 acre Harcourt block, the first shoots of a mammoth plan.

Harcourt trains: community petitions for rail service

Victorian Rail News
HARCOURT residents are making sure their needs are at the front of politicians' minds, as they lobby for rail services to resume to the town.

Aurizon was offered G&W rail assets for $627m

Aurizon
Genesee & Wyoming provided better terms and conditions for the sale of its Australian rail business to Macquarie Group than it did to Aurizon after putting the rail assets on the block for $627 million, the Queensland rail company has alleged.

Homes to be acquired for 'huge' Bell Street sky rail in Preston

Victorian Rail News
Premier Daniel Andrews says the state government’s latest level crossing removal job is going to be "huge", taking out four railway crossings in one of Melbourne’s worst traffic snarls at Bell Street in Preston "in one hit".

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