Message from our CEO: COVID-19 response

These are exceptional times. Events over the last few days such as the cancellation of large-scale events, including the Grand Prix, announced on Friday, self-isolation for all visitors to Australia announced on Sunday and the Premier's announcement of a State of Emergency.
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ATSB Preliminary Report into Wallan incident

Victorian Rail News
Today the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released a Preliminary Report into the tragic derailment of a NSW TrainLink Service near Wallan, Victoria on 20 February 2020.

Message from our Chief Operating Officer

Yarra Trams
As we all come to terms with the growing challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, our priority is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people and passengers.

Fitch Downgrades NYMTA Bonds, Removes “Rating Watch Negative”

The TRB bonds will be sold via negotiation, and the sale date and par are both subject to market conditions.

[EU / Expert] Number of unregistered Vectrons is growing

This week we saw ‘a’ 193 583 for the first time. A locomotive in Siemens’ standard livery for ‘stock’ locomotives, white and a grey frame.

Using Arduinos for total layout control / operation

Model Railways
We (2 club members) are constructing an n-scale layout, a 7.5 scale mile folded dogbone with continuous running, a lower deck with staging (complete) and an upper deck for some switching interest (in progress).

First Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX With Fuel-cell Range Extender

Bus Transport News
Daimler Buses and (SWEG) (Southwest German Transport Company) have signed a letter of intent to bring the first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX with a fuel-cell range extender out of series production onto the road.

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