The federal government is talking up transport infrastructure spending as a way out of the pandemic.
Work is about to start on a 3.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) is calling for swift policy reforms to ensure Australia can capitalise on the imminent rail construction boom and has recommended nine areas of action to drive growth across the rail supply chain.
Australia has a rare opportunity to drive innovation and build export potential, according to a key industry group.
Two major rail concepts require more “development” to prove their credentials, Infrastructure Australia maintains
ETHIOPIA has released its first National Transport Policy, which has been developed to address the ever-increasing demand for transport infrastructure and services across the country.
SOUTH Africa is looking to open the core railway network to third-party freight operators and grow the railway sector as a means of stimulating economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The CEO of the African Rail Industry Association (ARIA) – Mesela Nhlapo – has said in an interview that the South African government’s move to introduce third-party access to the country’s railway network is one of the most significant policy developments in recent years.
THE Ghanaian government will spend at least $US 2bn on ongoing and approved railway projects, according to president, Mr Nana Akufo-Addo.
The government has given notice that it intend to transfer control of operations on the country’s standard-gauge railway to Kenya Railway Corp from May 2022.
After slamming on the brakes for the New Year holiday, China’s air traffic recovery has resumed, with traffic from the country’s 25 busiest airports practically recovered to pre-pandemic levels and 133% above where it was at the beginning of April last year.
Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts to help increase flight tracking all around the world.
March 2021 looked very different than March 2020 for commercial air traffic.
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Figures released by T&E show that the most polluting airlines were among the biggest beneficiaries of public bailouts following the pandemic.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a €145m loan to finance key railway upgrade works in Egypt.
ETIHAD Rail and Ras Al Khaimah’s Stevin Rock, one of the largest quarrying companies in the world, have signed an agreement under which Etihad Rail will transport raw materials from Ras Al Khaimah, the northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to Abu Dhabi.
EGYPT and Sudan have agreed to construct a line from Aswan, Egypt, to Halfa, Sudan, to connect the two countries’ rail networks.
An agreement for the transport of construction materials from Ras Al Khaimah to Abu Dhabi was signed by Etihad Rail and quarrying company Stevin Rock on April 1.
Two trains collided about 365 kilometres south of Cairo, after someone reportedly activated the emergency brakes, killing at least 32 people and leaving 108 injured, according to Egyptian authorities.
The threat of court sanction would be enough to ensure the new owner of a key east coast freight facility did not exploit its powerful position to the detriment of competitors, the judge behind a landmark case has said.
An investigation into a train derailment on the Nullarbor last year has found the tracks failed to restore to the normal position after an east-bound train departed the line two hours prior.
Former BHP Billiton coal boss Dean Dalla Valle will replace David Irwin as chief executive officer of Pacific National, the bulk and intermodal operator announced on Monday.
EXPORTS of agricultural, mineral and timber products through Victorian ports face big disruptions from two rail industry battles over wage and work conditions.
DRAWN out negotiations between Victorian grain train drivers and freight business Pacific National (PN) is costing the grains industry millions of dollars due to train delays and cancellations.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded two civil contracts worth $S 526m ($US 392.
INDIAN Railways (IR) completed construction of the arch to support the world’s highest railway bridge on the 326km Udhampur – Srinagar – Baramulla Rail Line (USBRL) on April 5, 17 years after the first tender for the project was floated.
TAIWAN Railway Authority held an event on April 1 at Kiryung station in northern Taiwan to mark the entry into service of new 10-car EMUs built by Hyundai Rotem ahead of the train’s debut on the line between Keelung and Miaoli on April 6.
Indian Railways has completed the construction of the arch of Chenab Bridge, the world’s highest railway bridge located in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Smart self-driving bullet trains will start to run between Beijing-Shanghai, Beijing-Harbin, Beijing-Guangzhou, Chengdu-Chongqing routes before July 1, further entrenching the advantage of China's high-speed railway in the world, said China State Railway Group Corp on Wednesday.
The $205 million sale of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal (the Terminal) to Pacific National completed today, with all conditions satisfied and outstanding funds transferred to Aurizon.
Aurizon, Australia’s largest rail freight operator, is inviting community groups and charities located across the Company’s operations to apply for cash grants of up to $20,000 through the latest round of its Community Giving Fund.
Aurizon transferred a previously stored grain set from Acacia Ridge to Willowburn (Toowoomba) yesterday in apparent preparations to haul grain off the South Western Line.
Two locomotives, 48 wagons, and drivers are on loan from Aurizon to CBH Group to help the grain handler get a record braking harvest to port.
The impact of the challenging trade environment has been a factor in lower coal volumes moved during the first half of the 2021 financial year
The ‘International High Speed Rail Voices’ report published by High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) demonstrates the transformational role high-speed rail is playing in revolutionising travel across the globe, driving policy makers’ economic and environmental decisions, whilst creating international links that will become ever more important in our increasingly globalised world.
Brisbane has all but secured the Olympic victory it first tried for 29 years ago, but that goal will now trigger a debate about the infrastructure south-east Queensland needs to host the world’s biggest sporting event.
A report calls for investment in faster rail services across Australia to connect CBDs to neighbouring regional centres, but says high speed rail isn’t the immediate answer.
The ARA launched its Faster Rail Report in February 2021.
Having been the bid manager for the under bidder in the Sydney - Canberra High Speed Rail Tender and, later, the consultant project director of the Commonwealth's East Coast Very High Speed Train Study, I found the recently released 2000 Cabinet papers of considerable interest.
Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”) has announced that Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (“BVG”) has exercised options for 198 Enviro500 double deck buses, to be delivered to the German capital by the end of 2022.
A Korean left-hand-drive electric bus was spotted undergoing testing in Iskandar Puteri, Johor.
Solaris has delivered three 'Urbino 18' electric buses to Stadtwerke Bonn Bus und Bahn (SWB).
A return to normal fare this week with a look at individual bus routes and their timetables.
The British government is investing a total of £54 million in H2 technology development, including the amount meant for the Wrightbus hydrogen buses.
To meet the demand for safer, more efficient and increasingly sustainable mobility, railways are taking the next step forward towards autonomy.
CN said it moved 2.
Engage Construction Management and Consulting Inc.
More shippers and other stakeholders have lent their support to the proposed merger between Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP) and Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU).
Canadian railway CN (NYSE: CNI) moved 2.
In an average week, five people fall into the gap between the train and the platform on the Sydney Trains network.
A crew of 250 workers has relocated 900m of a major railway line in Sydney, Australia, in an operation that took just 48 hours.
TALGO has appointed Mr Gonzalo Urquijo Fernández de Araoz as the company’s new CEO, effective immediately.
Siemens Mobility has won two contracts from Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Government to upgrade the rail network in Sydney.
Rubber gap filler technology is being trialed at Circular Quay, to improve safety and accessibility across the Sydney Trains network.
2020 was a pivotal year because of the pandemic, the abysmal federal governmental response, and the amplified call for racial justice following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the state.
The nation and the world are entering their second year of living with the COVID-19 virus.
Passenger traffic on the national rail network has recovered to around 50% of pre-pandemic levels, RENFE Present Isaías Táboas has reported, adding that RENFE is anticipating that the figure would reach 70% by the end of 2021.
Today (23 March) the railway has come together to mark a year since the UK entered its first lockdown.
The toolkit includes downloadable and sharable background materials, talking points, posters, social media graphics and messages, and other resources.
A Strategic Rail Review is to be commissioned to examine the potential for enhancing and expanding the island of Ireland’s rail networks, the republic’s Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan and Northern Ireland’s Minister for Infrastructure Nichola Mallon have announced.
VR FleetCare, Finland, has signed a contract with Norwegian operator Vy Tog for the extensive modernisation and commercial upgrade of eight BDcmz 874.
SNCF Voyageurs has placed orders totalling €190m for Alstom to supply 12 hydrogen-electric multiple-units for use in four regions, with options for a further two trainsets.
Work has formally begun on a €50m scheme to modernise and electrify the 12·1 km line between Klagenfurt and Weizelsdorf, with completion planned by 2023.
GERMAN state-owned rail freight company DB Cargo and leading intermodal operator Kombiverkehr, which is owned by 230 freight forwarding companies, plus DB Cargo, have agreed an expansion programme to move more freight by rail rather than road.
NS Intermodal 22K (running as 934 on CP tracks) blasts through CPF 477 with three SD60E’s as power in January 2021.
In one of my most action-packed videos ever, we catch a very strange 930, a race at Cliff Haven, a chase with D11, and 252 in an April snowstorm.
This past week, I had the chance to do some railfanning in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
A railroad I haven’t talked about before on my blog is the Batten Kill.
There were 68 sightings for this week; This is 12 sightings less than last week.
Wangaratta’s North East Windsport Club will soon welcome new members with disabilities thanks to a change room facilities upgrade made possible by a donation from Inland Rail’s Community Sponsorships and Donations program.
Trans4m Rail will conduct rail bridge demolition and replacement works near Gil Gil Creek and Crooble Road, south of Crooble, between April and September 2021.
We ran a series of information sessions in March across our North East communities to take locals through our draft Urban Design Framework and get their feedback.
This Site Establishment Management Plan details the strategy for managing all potential environmental impacts for all site establishment works associated with Trans4m Rail’s Construction Ancillary Facilities, intersections and access road.
This Construction Noise and Vibration Management Plan details the key mitigation measures that will be implemented by Trans4m Rail in order to minimise and manage the noise and vibration impacts during construction.
French multinational rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has announced the acquisition of local brake linings manufacturer Flertex as part of a strategic plan.
New wayfinding signs and art projects are in place at Castro and West Portal stations, and – drumroll, please – Wi-Fi availability, thanks to routers being installed in stations and cellular antennas being installed in the tunnels.
Campinas, one of the largest cities in Brazil’s São Paulo state, launched a process to contract companies to carry out studies to build an 18km passenger rail link connecting to the airport.
Manufacturer T’Trans has resumed wagon production with an order for MRS Logística.
AN auction for a 30-year concession to operate São Paulo Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) suburban Line 8 Diamond (Júlio Prestes – Amador Bueno) and Line 9 Emerald (Osasco – Grajaú) will be held on April 20, the São Paulo secretary of metropolitan transport, Mr Alexandre Baldy, has announced via social media.
Yesterday, the government announced an ambitious new plan, a grabbag of housing policies ranging from okay to highly laudable designed to lower the price of housing.
Reading is credited with heling make the well-known Northeastern Design Caboose a reality.
Australians with rooftop solar panels could soon be charged for exporting electricity to the grid, under new rules being recommended by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC).
This problem is not unique to the railroad industry.
Sydney’s burgerphiles were rapt with drool-worthy anticipation last July, when American meat maestros Five Guys announced their intention to open the brand's first Down Under franchise in early 2021.
Supplying high quality cars long requested by Amtrak modelers, Rapido Trains has expanded its HO-scale passenger rolling stock with Bombardier-built “Horizon” models.
Iowa Scaled Engineering’s Motorman is an automatic reversing train shuttle controller for use with standard DC and Digital Command Control (DCC)-equipped locomotives.
InterMountain Railway Co.
White River Productions has acquired Diesel Era, North America’s premier publication about diesel locomotives.
Tangent Scale Models kicks off a new freight car series with its all-new combination door boxcar replica.
The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway has received a grant worth £5,000 from the Lincolnshire County Council’s Business Recovery Fund.
The Ruislip Lido Railway has announced that their railway will be opening it’s doors again from Monday 12th of April 2021.
A previously unseen collection of the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway photos has been published after more than 50 years.
The Fancott Miniature Railway, found at the Fancott Pub in Fancott, Bedfordshire has launched a Just Giving page to raise funds to improve track as well as build a ticket office for the railway.
Hawaiian Sugar Co.
With a local subsidiary now established in Australia, Holland, L.
The NSW transport minister says the state's new intercity train fleet will be operational within weeks, but the railway workers' union says that's an "April Fools' Day joke".
St Peters and Erskineville train stations will receive major makeovers, worth about $40 million, as part of the integration of Sydney Metro City & Southwest.
“The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has resumed full rail operations on the Hunter Valley Network between Newcastle and Moree following a closure due to localised flooding.
The ARTC has thanked the community for its patience while the Hunter Valley rail line was impacted from wild weather.
NEW Zealand national railway KiwiRail launched the Te Huia commuter rail service from Hamilton to Auckland on April 6.
NEW Zealand transport minister, Mr Michael Wood, has announced the formation of an Establishment Unit to progress the stalled Auckland light rail project.
Important works should ensure the Auckland rail network is kept to a high standard.
The Prime Minister, Maori King and leaders of local government were among those to attend the first service of the Waikato – Auckland commuter train.
The release of the latest Auckland Transport Alignment Project two weeks ago included this comment about light rail.
Rail authorities are getting projects done while promoting cross-cultural awareness.
With the worsening situation with regard to Covid 19 and South Australia The Ghan passenger train has been stopped at Alice Springs.
The Territory Labor Government is constructing a new two-lane sealed road and a new 45 metre span bridge on Port Keats Road over Saddle Rail Creek.
The Northern Territory government has released a request for quotation for the development of a concept design for a rail passenger terminal as part of the Katherine Logistics and Agribusiness Hub.
The Defence Department has ruled out building a rail line into the Tindal RAAF Base as part of its $1.
The first phase of the pilot project found the copper killed up to 99.
If khapra beetle was to establish in Australia, many trading partners would reject stored produce from Australia, causing huge losses and affecting the economy.
Australia is the first country in the world to have a certification scheme for regenerative and sustainable farmers, and their produce
In a dramatic turnaround from a run of drought-affected summers, sorghum crops in the eastern summer farming regions are on track for a promising finish as the main harvest approaches.
It doesn't take much to convince us that a doughnut is a good idea – but if it's support of conservation efforts for the hardest-working insects around, well, we'll take a dozen.
NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet.
This year has begun with more uncertainty than 2020.
Urban highways are obsolete technology.
In the midst of one of the strongest freight markets in years, there are still fewer workers employed in the truck transportation sector than a year ago.
After a few months of relatively weak employment growth in truck transportation, the industry added jobs in March and posted stronger revised numbers for February, according to figures released Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Paul Scurrah has been selected as the next Managing Director & CEO of freight operator Pacific National, succeeding Dean Dalla Valle who had announced his intention to step down earlier this year.
Paul Scurrah is the new MD and CEO, while Mike Cory has been appointed as chief operating officer.
Paul Scurrah appointed as Managing Director and CEO
Pacific National 4BM4 lead by locos NR39/NR43/ANXx has derailed at Gana Glen, New South Wales just north of Coffs Harbour.
Significant investment and job generator during COVID economic recovery.
Hosted by Grain Trade Australia (GTA), the Australian Grain Industry Conference (AGIC) will present its AGIC Asia 2021 conference as a virtual event on March 3.
Funding for the Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative (PBRI) has been renewed in 2020, the International Year of Plant Health, which will strengthen coordination across the Australian plant industry sector on biosecurity research, according to minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud.
Ports Australia has welcomed three new members from both local and international corporations.
In an industry-first, Ports Australia has launched a detailed trade statistics resource, which collates and exhibits the ports sector’s trade data.
Today we reach our 2.
There’s no doubt that the coming generation of intermodal terminals will take the next step forward in efficiency, backed by the latest in automation technology.
The port and rail giant Qube Holdings had a good year in 2020: strong revenue, healthy profits, bonuses for executives and dividends for shareholders.
Maurice James has spoken out in the past about the need for rail to play an increased role in the movement of freight RAIL and logistics operator Qube has announced its managing director Maurice James is to step down from his role on 30 June.
Qube has reported a net profit drop of over 50 per cent due to the impact of COVID-19, bushfires, and floods during the 2020 financial year.
Despite the continued uncertainty and impact of Covid-19, Qube is in a strong financial position.
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting outside a Brisbane train station that left a man with leg injuries.
The group says the health effects of coal and climate change mean the controversial Carmichael mine must be stopped.
Commuters may not see the claimed benefits of Brisbane’s multi-billion dollar Cross River Rail when it opens in 2025 with authorities walking back on a previous pledge to cut travel times and refusing to reveal timetable details.
Proponents of Brisbane’s Cross River Rail say tunnel boring machines are set to reach the Roma Street cavern mid-year.
A leading Queensland developer said while securing the 2032 Olympics would transform southeast Queensland, the state needs to get on track with fast rail plans to handle population growth.
A webinar on May 6 is set to reveal how to unlock the potential of your organisation’s data with predictive maintenance strategies.
Michelle Cowan from West Coast Eagles AFLW will deliver the keynote address at the Women in Rail lunch.
An industry webinar on 22 April is to discuss rail trends and challenges, strategies for planning and the role of Digital Twins.
A new art installation has been unveiled in Darlington to help celebrate the town’s rich railway heritage.
Developed for transportation professionals in planning, operations, civil engineering, signaling and vehicle engineering, Light Rail 2021 will feature a comprehensive review of the specialized engineering and operational issues associated with LRT—the fastest-growing passenger rail mode.
With number of workers in the sector at an all-time low, Labor leader says pandemic has shown the country must return to its sovereign capabilities
Ports Australia has welcomed a new Deputy Chair, following the retirement of outgoing Deputy Chair, Chris Leatt-Hayter, from his role as CEO at Fremantle Ports in late 2020.
Creating certainty in the delivery of rail projects
RISSB is driving harmonisation of the Australian rail industry, and enhancing safety, productivity and efficiency.
In the last five years, 20,000 jobs have been created in the rail industry.
Several years ago, I interrupted a cross-country ride on Amtrak’s Southwest Chief to hop off for a 24-hour look at Dodge City, Kansas.
I’m getting my second vaccine shot in ten days.
I really enjoy looking at photos I’ve taken on some very memorable rail journeys (especially when I’ve spent months under “house arrest”).
The One Way Road Out of Lockdown?
Hawaiian politics at the local level can produce some remarkable characters and, while I can’t prove it, I’ll bet that we have more than our fair share.
From Railpage to all our loyal users, moderators and administrators, wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful and safe New Year.
Railpage has available for download the new 2018 version of the All Australia Tracks Google Earth overlay.
Railpage is calling for 6 or so volunteers to become core team members of the RP testing team for the new developer software releases.
Submissions are now open for our monthly international photo competition.
As a corporate entity, the Central of Georgia Railway “lived” for nearly 150 years.
The Box Tunnel in Wiltshire is one of our finest Victorian structures.
Almost since the dawn of the iron horse, there has been an urge to merge railroad companies.
Another selection of the steamiest photographs to ever grace the interwebs.
We talk a lot about Main Line railways but what are they and how do they differ from other lines?
LMS Black 5 steam locomotive No.
Preparations to reopen the East Lancashire Railway have been hampered by flytipping and vandalism, according to the railway.
The Leighton Buzzard Railway Museum has announced that it is one of 2,700 organisations to receive financial help as part of the second round of funding from the Culture Recovery Fund.
The Clan Project, constructing steam locomotive 72010 Hengist, has released an update on their appeals, orders made, and new additions to the management team.
Rail enthusiasts have had the chance to take a step back in time, with the iconic steam locomotive 3801 making its return to the train tracks in regional NSW.
Fancy watching a new railway film or series?
Shift5’s mission is to make the world’s fleets smarter and safer.
DCLI Chief Commercial Officer Ryan Houfek and Senior Vice President Government and Public Relations Mike O’Malley discuss the intermodal market, focusing on rail’s critical role in the transportation supply chain and logistics, with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C.
The March digital issue of Britain’s best-selling rail title, The Railway Magazine, is on offer this Easter weekend for just 99p!
Inside, you’ll find more feature stories.
“Everything I've done has prepared me for ice swimming.
Long-distance passenger services were hit particularly hard, falling by 42.
I had spent my life – 44 years – in Tegucigalpa, the capital of
New Elkhart Location Featured in the News!
Thinking through my year’s travel plans.
Russian Railways has completed the 25 kV 50 Hz electrification of its 365 km line from a junction with the Trans-Siberian Railway at Karymskaya to Zabaikalsk on the Chinese border.
Transmashholding company LocoTech-Signal has opened a research laboratory in Moscow where it will test the HMR9 computer based interlocking developed by Progress Rail’s Italian subsidiary ECM and adapt it to suit conditions in the 1 520 mm gauge region.
SOUTH Caucasus Railway (SCR), a Russian Railways (RZD) subsidiary which has a 30-year concession to operate the railway in Armenia, has signed contracts with Transmashholding (TMH) for the supply of 27 passenger coaches and two two-car EP2D dc EMUs as part of its rolling stock renewal programme.
SINARA Transport Machines (STM) has announced that it will produce its new 2TE35A asynchronous traction diesel freight locomotives at the Ural Locomotives facility in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region.
MOSCOW Metro received 551 new metro cars in 2020, including 335 new-generation Moskva-2020 cars that are now in service on lines 5 and 6, the deputy mayor for transport, Mr Maxim Liksutov, announced during an update to the Moscow Government Presidium on Moscow Transport’s work over the last year.
A series of unfortunate events will close the Gawler line from April 25 to the end of November.
Mount Gambier locals welcome extensions and lighting installations to the Rail Trail that runs through the city along the former railway line.
A new $700 million indoor stadium has been promised by South Australia's Liberal State Government,
An emotional protest against a planned 1.
An Independent Senator has called for the Prime Minister to make it clear the federal government is willing to do "whatever it takes" to ensure the Whyalla Steelworks survives its latest challenge.
The Port of Hobart will be the state’s international gateway to the Southern Ocean thanks to TasPorts’ planned multi-million-dollar redevelopment for Macquarie Wharfs.
Premier Peter Gutwein and State Growth Minister Michael Ferguson need to tell Tasmanians this week when they will start work on Hobart’s crucially needed northern suburbs light rail or admit they have broken yet another promise.
Michael Ferguson,Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
More than 1000 people have signed a petition asking the Dorset Council to cease and desist all activities leading to the destruction of the North East rail corridor between Lilydale Falls and Scottsdale.
For more than 150 years, steam locomotives have travelled along the banks of the Don River in Tasmania, first transporting coal and eventually tourists — now, enthusiasts say without a major injection of funds, the "tourist icon" train line will cease operating.
Stefan Heaton talks about how technology is speeding up the process of filling talent gaps in rail businesses.
Hydrogen power for rail is one of the options aimed at driving sustainability and ‘intelligent mobility’.
The backbone to the next generation of rail infrastructure projects will be a common data platform.
Software for managing railway infrastructure maintenance activities in Mallorca and generating information to support a move towards predictive maintenance has been developed and deployed by contractor Azvi, technology start up MainRail Solutions, the CEIT technology institute and software specialist Inycom.
One Big Circle has been awarded a contract to detect conductor rail and electrical cables faults on third rail electrified routes by combining its Automated Intelligent Video Review on-train technology with thermal cameras to detect hot spots of more than 80ºC.
Recently I discovered a new online game called Train Station 2.
Dovetail Games and Rivet Games has announced that the Arosa Linie: Chur – Arosa is coming to Train Sim World 2.
Train Simulator 2021 has now arrived on PC with a new collection of routes, improved Steam Workshop feature and a Deluxe Edition that includes a brand-new experience with the West Coast Main Line South.
Welcome to the primary metropolitan transportation choice for New Yorker's besides walking, the subway!
Become a driver on the London Underground, take control of high-speed services in Germany, and haul freight across an epic US mountain range.
Stepping off a plane and on to a sun-yellow Gold Coast tram will be a reality within the decade, with funding for the light rail extension set to be fast-tracked in support of the 2032 Olympic Games bid.
Mannheim: Construction of a 1.
The Plzeň regional authority has awarded GW Train Regio a contract for the operation of local passenger services on two lines in the Šumava mountains totalling 99 route-km.
THE Council of the Pilsen Region, Czech Republic, has selected Czech railway operator GW Train Regio to operate regional passenger services on the Southwest part 1 Pošumavi network under a 10-year contract, which will commence in December 2023.
Multiple improvements are happening throughout our oldest light rail line.
Northern has announced that they have temporarily withdrawn 22 of their 101 Class 195/331 trains, built by CAF, as a fault has been detected.
Network Rail has announced that the lifts at Derby station are back in use following a revamp.
Train operator c2c is looking for feedback to help improve their Train Travel app.
Ian Riley’s Ex-LMS Black 5 No.
Industry body the Rail Delivery Group said more than 1,000 daily weekday services have been added to timetables since mid-February.
One can only wonder what messages Creel and Ottensmeyer were sending to each other in the private chat of the conference platform: “How cool would it be if we could announce it right now?
The minimum information adopted in the final rule “represents what the Board has determined will have the greatest impact on the ability of rail users to review and verify the accuracy of demurrage charges and facilitate the resolution of disputes between railroads and their customers,” STB said.
Terminal and switching facility operator TRRA, Railway Age’s 2020 Short Line of the Year, will now use CrewPro software to handle crew scheduling and hours-of-service (HOS) requirements.
A visit to the state legislature’s website reveals that this self-appointed transit grim reaper introduced an amendment in the Transportation Finance and Policy Committee on March 23 that would “end the NorthStar (sic) Commuter Rail line and direct operational savings from NorthStar into a redevelopment fund to aid businesses damaged from civil unrest last summer.
There was a long period, about 20 years ago, between the demise of The Met and the commencement of Metlink, when passenger information in Melbourne was terrible, especially for buses.
SSR is a privately owned and accredited freight rail operator that hauls grain and coal, provides intermodal service and offers equipment maintenance service and repairs.
Major works are about to stay with a ‘big dig’ at one of Melbourne’s busiest level crossings and there will be delays and street closures in the area.
Buses will replace trains on the Craigieburn line for the next nine days as part of the Glenroy level crossing removal.
The two companies operating Melbourne’s train and tram services pocketed $16 million in taxpayer-funded bonuses for exceeding their performance targets during the pandemic – despite there being almost no passengers.
Patrick and DP World have signed ten-year leases with Fremantle Ports for two existing container terminals in Fremantle.
THE CBH Group was not charged more than 'ceiling costs' of more than $486.
Works are underway to prepare for the new east-west railway in Perth.
Due to a freight train derailment near the Avon Yard in Northam, Prospector, MerredinLink and AvonLink services have been affected until further notice.
Patmore Feeds is building its first pelletising plant at Cuballing in WA to help satisfy demand from the sheep and cattle sectors.
Route 86a and 96 trams have resumed along their normal lines following the earlier disruption.
Due to a tram fault near Stop 27 Essendon Tram Depot
Due to a collision in Raleigh Road near Rosamond Road
Due to a car accident on Abbotsford Street
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