Nokia to modernise METRONET comms system

Nokia has been chosen by the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) to design, build and maintain a next generation railway communications system for the METRONET public transport program over the next decade in Perth.
Western Australian Rail News

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Rail Safety Week kicks off

Rail Events
Rail Safety Week kicks off today to educate Australians to ‘Stay Rail Safe’ and remind pedestrians, commuters and rail workers that they can all play an active role in rail safety.

STB Says CPKC Merger Will Have Few Environmental Impacts

A draft Environmental Impact Statement released last week by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board stated that the proposed Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern merger would have little impact on the environment.

Tenders called for Maryborough Station rejuvenation

Victorian Rail News
Delivery of Stage Two of the Maryborough Railway Station Activation project in Victoria has moved a step closer with the advertising of the project tender.

Midland line shutdown postponed

Western Australian Rail News
The planned temporary shutdown of Perth’s Midland Line, to facilitate critical works on the upgraded Bayswater Station, has been postponed.

Solar power for Inland Rail signalling

Inland Rail Project
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has turned to environmentally friendly solar power to provide electricity to its new Inland Rail signalling system at Coolleearlee, NSW, the first time Inland Rail has used a solar solution on the network.

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