Melbourne airport rail link can transform Victoria

MELBOURNE airport’s rail link will be designed to enable new high-speed regional train services running to Geelong and Ballarat, Premier Daniel Andrews says.
Victorian Rail News

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Woman commits suicide by jumping before metro train

Asian Rail News
A 23-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide today by jumping before a metro train at Kashmere Gate metro station, police said.

Qube looking for hub expansion

New South Wales Rail News
Qube looks to a massive Moorebank Intermodal logistics park in Western Sydney to revolutionize freight movements through Port Botany.

Hyundai Rotem EMU maintenance contract extended

Europe
Hyundai Rotem’s contract to maintain the 10 nine-car inter-city electric multiple units it supplied to Ukrainian Railways has been extended for a further five years, the Korean company announced on November 22. The extension from 2011 to 2017 is worth 65bn won.

Progress Rail to acquire Downer EDI’s freight activities

New South Wales Rail News
Downer EDI announced on November 21 that it had signed an agreement to sell its freight business to Progress Rail for A$109m.

'It can be really humiliating': Train station staff speak out about abuse, assaults

Victorian Rail News
Most days, Jane* sees her colleagues get either spat on, yelled at or hit.

Way forward seen as Hudson Bay Railway dispute escalates

International Rail News
Investment group Fairfax Financial Holdings has expressed interest in partnering with the Missinippi Rail and One North first nations consortia to acquire the flood-damaged Hudson Bay Railway, the Port of Churchill and associated assets from short line group OmniTRAX, the federal government announced on November 16.

ARA emphasises the Value of Rail20 hours ago in Rail News

LNP takes Cross River Rail ‘off the table’yesterday in Queensland Rail News

Siemens to develop Queensland ETCS hubyesterday in Queensland Rail News

Preferred North East Link slammed by Banyule Mayoryesterday in Other Transport News

Artesyn enters Indian rail marketyesterday in Asian Rail News

More trains but stations from the 1860syesterday in New South Wales Rail News

SW student’s Augusta rail idea on a rollyesterday in Western Australian Rail News

Battle to stop Tennant Creek to Mount Isa railway projectyesterday in Northern Territory Rail News

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