Why making public transport free would ’cause more problems than it solves’

The Legislative Council’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee has recommended extending Melbourne’s free tram zone to help boost tourism in the city’s COVID-19 recovery.
Victorian Rail News

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Major shutdown for Sydney Harbour Bridge rail

New South Wales Rail News
No trains will run across the Sydney Harbour Bridge for the first 10 days of January 2021 because of maintenance work.

Signal passed at danger (SPAD) by passenger train TD8239, Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria, on 23 November 2020

Victorian Rail News
The ATSB is investigating a Signal Passed at Danger (SPAD) by passenger train TD8239, at Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria, on 23 November 2020.

Japan and China race to dominate the future of high-speed rail

Asian Rail News
Japan and China are racing to build a new type of ultra-fast, levitating train, seeking to demonstrate their mastery over a technology with big export potential.

Inland Rail Senate Inquiry chairman meets with rail group over concerns

Inland Rail Project
After they were unable to secure a meeting yesterday with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, landholders were able to express their concerns to the chair of the Senate Inquiry into Inland Rail.

Australian coal flotilla stuck off the Chinese coast tops 80 ships

New South Wales Rail News
The Australian coal flotilla stuck off the Chinese coast has swollen to more than 80 ships carrying blacklisted cargo worth more than $1.1bn, prompting the ­Morrison government to raise concerns about “discriminatory action”.

NSW rail strike

New South Wales Rail News
NSW commuters on the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Newcastle and South Coast train lines have been disrupted due to a rail strike.

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