Victoria’s Parkway stations

Along some of the main freeways coming into Melbourne, you’ll spot signage for Parkway stations.
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Sustainable Resolutions for a New Year

Letters to the Editor
With such a difficult year behind us, it feels impossible to make resolutions fearing they may jinx an already chaotic 2021, or perhaps delay the desired ‘return to normalcy.’

Contracts awarded for Czech electrification project

Europe
Utrol, consisting of lead partner OHL ŽS, Eurovia CS and Elektrizace  Železnic Prauge, will carry out the electrification on the Uničov – Libina section, with work due to be completed in December. Services are due to begin operating under electric traction a year later.

Buckinghamshire footbridge to be replaced

UK
A picturesque footbridge over the Chiltern main line in Buckinghamshire is to undergo a major overhaul to make it safer and more reliable for passengers and the public.

Afghanistan’s Aqina – Andkhoy extension inaugurated

Arabian Rail News
The section, which includes 6km of sidings at Andkhoy, is an extension of the 88km line which runs from Atamyrat to the Ymamnazar border crossing point and Aqina, which opened in November 2016.

IN-BRIEF – Financial: Amtrak awarded Metrolink contract; Hitachi partners with HyperloopTT; VTG places €746m in bonds

USA
Japan: Hitachi Rail has launched a technology partnership with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) to integrate hyperloop’s capsule travelling system with Hitachi Rail’s ERTMS signalling system.

Part of rail bridge collapses near fatal Stonehaven derailment site

UK
Part of a rail bridge has collapsed near the site of the fatal Stonehaven train derailment.

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