Big contract wins for NRW with Rinehart's Atlas Iron and Queensland rail work

NRW has added to its bulging order book after securing a $60 million contract extension that will see it continue mining services at Gina Rinehart’s Atlas Iron in the Pilbara.
Western Australian Rail News

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ACCC expresses concerns over Aurizon’s One Rail takeover

Aurizon
Last year in October, Aurizon agreed to acquire One Rail for A$2.35bn ($1.75bn).

Queensland’s rail revolution on track

Queensland Rail News
In 2022, the Palaszczuk Government’s rail revolution is on track, with this year’s budget delivering a $3.5 billion pipeline of new rail projects, over and above Cross River Rail, as Queensland’s population booms.

England’s freight-only Ashington line to open for passengers

UK
Significant progress has been made in the campaign to upgrade the freight-only Ashington branch, north of Newcastle in the north-east of England, and turn it into a mixed traffic route serving several communities in Northumberland.

DB to operate Delhi – Meerut RRTS commuter railway

Asian Rail News
National Capital Region Transport Corp has awarded Deutsche Bahn International Operations a 12-year contract to operate and maintain the future 82 km Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System.

Major milestone reached in £500,000 restoration of Swanage Railway’s T3 steam locomotive

Railway Preservation
The Swanage Railway has reached a significant milestone in the restoration of LSWR T3 No. 563.

Two more Chinese high speed routes opened

Asian Rail News
The 424 km Xiangyang – Wanzhou section of the Chongqing – Zhengzhou high speed rail corridor and the 195 km Zhengzhou – Puyang section of the Zhengzhou – Jinan route opened on June 20, and on the same date Beijing Fengtai station reopened following a multi-year modernisation.

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