Inland Rail breaks ground on Narrabri to North Star

Progress on the Australian Government Inland Rail project continues, with the second section of the 1,700 kilometre Melbourne to Brisbane freight line between Narrabri and North Star (N2NS) now under construction.
Inland Rail Project

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UK rail sector facing extreme skills shortage, industry body says

UK
With huge projects under way including Crossrail and High Speed 2 (HS2), alongside the reveal of the National Infrastructure Strategy later this week, the shortage could have significant impacts on the industry when it needs skilled employees the most.

Rail strike axes train services on South Coast line

New South Wales Rail News
Transport for NSW is expecting all Friday peak hour services on the South Coast line to be running to the timetable.

Reconnecting railways communities awarded funding to restore Beeching rail links and forgotten stations

UK
Towns and villages across England, which were left isolated when their railways were closed, are one step closer to having their connections restored and transformed.

BEML Gets a Contract to Supply 72 Coaches for Line 2B & 7 of Mumbai Metro

Asian Rail News
The BEML Ltd. has received a big order from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 72 more coaches (12 train-sets of 6 cars) to operate on Mumbai Metro’s upcoming 18.6 Line-2A (Yellow Line) and 16.5 km Line-7 (Red Line).

Prime Minister Modi to lay foundation stone of Agra Metro Rail Project on first December

Asian Rail News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Agra Metro Rail project from Delhi on 1st December 2020.

Students travelling home for Christmas have change of journey fees waived

UK
The Department for Transport has announced that change of journey fees for students travelling home for Christmas will be waived.

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