Light rail services have returned to normal operation.
Two major railway expansion projects have plunged into uncertainty as China has decided not to finance one of those and the Chinese contractors for both the projects have refused to work following downward revision of the contract prices.
The ACT Government is moving ahead with its flagship public transport projects, releasing the first tender for physical works for light rail Stage 2A to Commonwealth Park and awarding a multi-million dollar contract for works associated with the new Woden interchange and CIT project.
Further consultation is required with industry to define what is critical infrastructure, according to the Australian Logistics Council.
Light rail to Woden procurement has begun.
THE Nigerian government is set to retake the initiative with its standard gauge railway (SGR) project by allocating funds to cover the cost of the Kano – Kaduna section following delays by the Export-Import Bank (Exim) of China to approve a $US 5.
KENYA plans to spend Shillings 32bn ($US 297.
THE first freight service on Guinea’s Dasheng Railway operated from Shengtu mining area on May 26, ahead of the full opening of the line next month.
THE South African government intends to spend Rand 1.
TANZANIA has begun testing the electrical systems on the first section of its standard gauge railway (SGR) from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro, the first electrified line in east Africa, following the construction of a transmission line.
On this episode of AvTalk, we welcome aerospace journalists John Walton and Jon Ostrower to discuss United Airlines’ order for Boom’s Supersonic Overture jet, and the likelihood of the aircraft ever entering service.
If you’ve been checking in with the blog over the past couple of months you’ll know we’re big fans of the Fokker 50.
On this episode of AvTalk, we try to fit in as many Breeze Airways puns as we can as Jason fills us in on the airline’s inaugural flight.
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.
India has officially begun ‘Vande Bharat Mission Phase 2.
UAE’s Etihad Rail and digital freight service provider Transportr have signed an agreement to streamline service provision in the logistics sector.
Can rusting locomotives and crumbling stations become a vibrant transportation network again?
EGYPT’s National Company for Railroad Industries (NIRC) and Hyundai Rotem have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to share expertise and knowledge, and increase the localisation of production in Egypt.
EGYPTIAN National Railways (ENR) has awarded Hyundai Rotem a Won 122.
“In the past year, the Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran took significant positive steps to develop cooperation with the railways of the neighboring counties and regional railways, and to continue cooperating with international railway organizations, despite the pandemic and the intensification of sanctions.
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.
Japanese rail firm JR East has upgraded a kerosine-fired generation unit to use gas at its Kawasaki in-house power complex to work towards its net-zero emissions target by 2050.
An express train barreled into another that had derailed in
A long-delayed project to construct the first railway on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is gaining traction, with contractors securing 693.
As birthday presents go, a 435km railway line that is expected to open this month in Tibet will be among the most lavish.
TAIWAN Railways Administration has awarded a €231m contract to install electronic interlockings at 68 stations and covering 450km of Taiwan 1100km network to Siemens Mobility.
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
It’s been labelled a “national disgrace” that needs fixing but Gladys Berejiklian has said COVID squabbles has shown it may never happen.
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.
Sightseeing buses have returned to Cambridge for the first time in over a year, Stagecoach has announced.
Last month, Go North East launched a series of seasonal services to help give the staycation market a boost, and the company has now gone one step further and has celebrated the final few days of English Tourism Week over the bank holiday weekend.
Yeah, another lot of bus shots!
11 fully electric buses, powered by 100% renewable energy, entered service in Leicester on 11th May to bring zero-emission public transport to Leicester for the first time.
Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”), has announced that it has delivered a new, fully accessible Plaxton Panther coach to Norfolk-based Sanders Coaches Ltd.
NORTH American Class 1s Canadian National (CN) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) have welcomed the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) decision to issue a timetable for reviewing the voting trust in connection with the companies’ merger agreement.
Crosslinx wanted to renegotiate its contract with Metrolinx due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced that changes to the Rules Respecting Track Safety have been approved by Transport Canada.
The total number letters from stakeholders supporting the CN-KCS combination, the proposed voting trust, or both, since CN announced its proposal on April 20, has now reached more than 1,400, including one from Gov.
This brings the total letters submitted to 960-plus, CP said.
How an Australian business is ensuring a safer boarding experience for rail passengers.
Australia’s Sydney Metro has confirmed two new metro stations at Pyrmont and Hunter Street in the central business district (CBD).
The stations for the Sydney Metro West line which will link Parramatta and the city will be built at Pyrmont and Hunter Street.
More than a dozen buildings will be acquired by the NSW government to build two new CBD rail stations as part of the Sydney Metro West line, catering for 3 million people.
Liverpool's burgeoning population lives just 26 kilometres from Sydney's CBD, and on a good day a train trip can take just under an hour, but experts say it could be faster.
Passenger journeys in the UK fell to their lowest levels since 1872, when records began, due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to official statistics released by the Office of Rail and Road today.
PASSENGER levels in Britain for the 12 months from April 2020 to March 2021 during the Covid-19 pandemic were only 22% of the previous year’s figures according to the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) has started Covid-19 vaccination for its workers from Thursday.
Federal dollars allocated to the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in response to COVID-19 made up for a loss of $20 million dollars in operating expenses in 2020, said Rajan Gautam, Secretary Treasurer/Deputy General Manager of Finance, [this week] at a meeting of the RTA Board of Trustees.
With Victoria experiencing a COVID outbreak, what implications are there for freight.
A detailed report on the revival of domestic and international overnight passenger services on the French network indicates a potential market of 5∙7 million trips a year.
An ex-employee of a unit of Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier, now owned by French firm Alstom, has been charged in Sweden on suspicion of bribing an Azerbaijani official to secure a rail equipment contract worth around $340 million.
THE president of the European Commission, Ms Ursula von der Leyen, has announced that member states have collectively allocated €85bn to sustainable transport as part of the National Recovery and Resilience Plans being developed to support the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
PRIVATE operator European Sleeper says all shares offered to prospective investors on May 27 were reserved within 15 minutes by more than 350 investors.
LTG Infra, the company responsible for the implementation of the Rail Baltica project in Lithuania, after consultations with the market, clarified the requirements and announced a renewed tender for the construction of a railway bridge across the Neris river.
A few new MSC shipping containers on the Visy train the other day.
To ease in the photo upload process, posts from my recent trip to Syracuse will be posted at a later time.
Snapped this cool 22G1 shipping container repaint on the weekend heading north on MB4.
Only a couple of days after arriving home from our trip, I heard that 931 had a CN ET44AC trailing.
There were 72 sightings for this week; This is 5 sightings less than last week.
Martinus Rail CEO and founder Treaven Martinus recently addressed the Inland Rail conference in Albury about bringing real benefits to regional centres.
Early unpublished results from a CSIRO analysis suggest that shifting freight from road to an Inland Rail could save around $170 million in transport costs a year.
Roads Australia (RA) and the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) are calling on the Federal Government to update the Priority Skilled Occupations List to include specialist skills that are critical to the delivery of major road and rail construction projects, as these sectors will be impacted by the lack of access to skilled overseas workers.
The ability of the Inland Rail project – a 1700km freight rail line connecting Melbourne and Brisbane via reigonal Victoria, NSW and Queensland – to dramatically reduce truck movements was a hot topic of discussion at this week’s Inland Rail Conference in Albury-Wodonga.
The 2021 Inland Rail Conference has highlighted the likely benefits of the project.
ICTSI Rio Brasil 1 operates the Container Terminal 1 at the Port of Rio de Janeiro and serves the import, export, and industrial oil and gas hubs in the largest economic region of Brazil.
The government of Brazil’s Minas Gerais state is adopting a new regulation to facilitate procedures for companies to operate short-distance rail networks, a measure that could attract significant investments to the rail sector in the state.
Knorr-Bremse has acquired on-train sanitary system supplier Evac, which has supplied more than 100 000 toilets to customers in more than 40 countries in Europe, the USA and China.
Transatlantic startup carrier Norse Atlantic Airways and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) have agreed to a pre-hire agreement for US-based flight attendants.
National tourism promotion fund Fonatur has selected a consortium led by Alstom’s Bombardier Transportation México subsidiary as preferred bidder for a contract to supply rolling stock, communications systems and depots for the Tren Maya project,
I was invited to do a Zoom presention to the St.
RISSB is working with stakeholders to respond to some of the greatest challenges facing rail.
There are many and varied standards and documents used by road asset owners and managers.
The NSW Government welcomes NSW social housing’s addition to Infrastructure Australia’s 2021 list of national infrastructure priorities; viewing it as another positive step forward and opportunity to work in another strong, strategic partnership, to help solve common problems.
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.
After running trains on Corey’s O gauge layout for a while, we shifted focus to his HO scale layout, which he calls “Littleville on the Little D&H”.
After our short burst of CSX trains on National Train Day, we headed to get my HO scale RS11 from Corey Ward, a fellow D&H fan who lives in the Capital/Saratoga area.
I was recently sent this video of the Strasburgh Model Railroad Club, and I thought it was worth sharing as my trip to Strasburg was not long ago.
Mark Perry shot a string of CN 222600 series mechanical reefers in Thompson Manitoba in 1982.
Somehow I’ve been convinced that true modellers glaze windows with real glass.
The Leighton Buzzard Railway has announced that their line will welcome passengers from Saturday 22nd of May 2021.
For my starting point we have to go back to 2011 when I retired from full time employment.
An opportunity to drive miniature trains all day has become available at Newby Hall near Ripon, in North Yorkshire.
SR Bulleid Pacific has returned to the Swanage Railway after a £350,000 overhaul by Southern Locomotives Ltd, the locomotive’s owners.
The Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway have announced that they have received £210,000 thanks to the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
The Australian market is an important growth area for SNC-Lavalin.
The Australian market is an important growth area for SNC-Lavalin.
An engineering team took on the challenge of developing a craneage plan for Crows Nest station, after consultation with Sydney Metro.
Rail links north from Timaru remain severed over a week after
The redevelopment of KiwiRail’s Hillside workshops to create a wagon assembly facility is to begin this year, following the confirmation of NZ$85m of government funding from the national budget.
Kiwi authorities are ramping up efforts to create an improved rail network in New Zealand’s largest city.
KiwiRail has completed a two-year project to realign a section of its Christchurch – Picton main line on South Island to bypass the line’s oldest tunnel which had been damaged by an earthquake.
Significant progress has been reported towards clearing a backlog of containers at the Port of Tauranga.
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.
Our tree canopies are struggling for space with small lots, renovated homes, new townhouses and apartment blocks, all of which are accommodating Victoria’s growing population.
Making an exception is different than changing one’s mind.
The City of Ballarat's chosen design firm, Hassell, has come back with a preferred design option for the Bridge Mall.
But this would upset powerful industries, so don’t hold your breath
What if we planned public transit with the goal of freedom?
Data released Friday from Cass Information Systems (NASDAQ: CASS) shows the freight industry advanced at a blistering pace during May.
Stevens Transport was founded by Steven L.
Not everyone is as clear-sighted about what they want in life as Pete, who pours almost all his income into saving heritage vehicles.
The new five-year Road Safety Action Plan, is part of the NSW Government’s commitment to driving the road toll down towards zero.
Truck transportation jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis fell in May from April, another sign that despite higher pay and a bevy of incentives like signing bonuses, getting drivers into the seats remains a challenge.
Significant investment and job generator during COVID economic recovery
Pacific National CEO has addressed the ARA/ALC Inland Rail conference in Albury, talking of the role of Parkes in the movement of freight.
Paul Fletcher got a closer look at the South Dynon freight terminal, an operation crucial for the movement of interstate freight.
Pacific National says giving back to the community is a key part of its St Marys Freight Hub plans.
Andrew Adam is stepping up from being COO to full CEO at DP World Australia.
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.
Chris Corrigan, golden boy of the Liberal Party, villain of Labor, has won a $1.
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.
Adani rail project is all set to connect Adani Carmichael Mine to the North Queensland Export Terminal, opening the potential of future projects in the coming time.
A LARGE consignment of slaughter cattle out of the Julia Creek district destined for processing on the Darling Downs is underlining the value of the new Morven livestock rail hub in the efficient and flexible delivery of northwestern Queensland slaughter cattle.
Train drivers are increasingly running red lights and putting commuters’ lives in danger.
The Australian Federation Union of Locomotive Employees has taken Queensland Rail and Aurizon to the Industrial Relations Commission over a workplace safety matter.
Queensland Rail has cut a key target to hire extra drivers to ensure trains turn up on time because it costs too much money.
Those who represent the “best of the best” in the railroad engineering field will be featured in the Railway Track & Structures July 2021 issue.
The most recent example of this is STB’s decision rejecting as “incomplete” the merger application filed by CSX Transportation, Inc.
The grants will fund a variety of crossing safety and trespass prevention public education projects—many of which will be conducted in conjunction with OLI’s observance of Rail Safety Week.
Pacific National CEO has addressed the ARA/ALC Inland Rail conference in Albury, talking of the role of Parkes in the movement of freight.
The one-hour event features Sonia Bot, Chief Executive of The BOT Consulting Group Inc.
How long is your commute to work?
A business with a focus on biodegradable lubricants looks to leverage a greener future.
Director of infrastructure at Donald Cant Watts Corke, Andrew Loh, discusses the benefits and complexities of public private partnerships.
How innovations in overcoming track fouling are set to optimise rail performance.
Sue McCarrey from the ONSR says a new report will provide a valuable resource for operators of all kinds, right around the country.
If you’re ready to plan an epic cross-country train trip, Amtrak has got you covered.
This is the kind of stuff that drives you crazy: Huge private corporations giving a giant middle finger to our government.
OK, I’ll admit that a few of the knives in my drawer could use sharpening.
From time to time over the years, I’ve thought about running for Congress.
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.
The Hay Inclined Plane at Coalport, Shropshire – a 2021 addendum.
The beach in Veracruz that formed the eastern boundary of the mining property I was looking at.
Welcome to the second last posting in the Delec series.
This dramatic derailment has been a mystery to me for quite awhile.
Portage railfanning that year did not include the one-two of the westbound Canadian and Super Continental each afternoon as in the year before.
After two formal appeals were turned down after the rejection of its second-round bid as part of the Culture Recovery Fund, the West Somerset Railway has launched an Emergency SOS Funding Appeal for £1 million to see it through till May 2022.
This June and July, a range of Pioneer services on the Severn Valley Railway will operate between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster with a range of diesel locomotives.
The P2 Steam Locomotive Company has confirmed regular open days at Darlington Locomotive Works will be taking place again shortly.
Volunteers have taken occupation of a new welfare building at Toddington station thanks to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust.
The West Somerset Railway has announced that the board have welcomed two new appointments.
Steam nostalgia and railway history at its best, Steam Days is the monthly magazine dedicated to all steam railway enthusiasts.
Another in my series of photos from ten years ago: April 2011.
Listen to more podcasts.
Lamphere has nearly 40 years of experience as a principal investor and financier in rail industry and other private equity transactions.
“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.
A hub station has been opened on the eastern side side of Moscow for use by long-distance trains passing through the capital and as an interchange for passengers who do not need to access the city centre.
A new station has opened at Vostochny in eastern Moscow, the first new long-distance station in the Russian capital for a century.
Russian Railways has awarded Transmashholding’s Demikhovo plant a contract to supply a further four six-car and four four-car EP3D electric multiple-units by the end of the year.
THE City of Taganrog, Russia, has signed a concession agreement to modernise the city’s tram network and acquire LRVs with Sinara City Transport Solutions Taganrog (Sinara GTR Taganrog), a joint venture of Sinara Transport Machines and Regional Concession Companies.
RUSSIAN manufacturer Transmashholding (TMH) subsidiary TMH-Energy Solutions and Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) subsidiary Rusatom Overseas have created a joint venture (JV) to produce hydrogen fuel cells for transport applications.
Railway stations right across metropolitan Adelaide are set to receive much-needed makeovers as part of a $111 million commitment (over 10 years) from the Marshall Liberal Government in the 2021-22 State Budget ($66.
Dozens of passengers have been booted off a train in outback South Australia after the Northern Territory
The tyrekickers are slowly coming out to play at the country’s No.
Despite the Transport Minister saying it’s not financially viable, the Adelaide Hills Council is pushing for a study into a CBD-Hills rail link.
Public transport complaints spike in the first three months of the year as commuters returned to trains, trams and buses in much lower numbers than before the coronavirus pandemic.
The government is “backing away a million miles an hour” from its passenger rail commitment, an independent candidate says, as she calls for the project to be put on the fast track.
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.
With a $664,580 grant in hand from the Australian Research Council, Monash University’s Department of Civil Engineering is undertaking a ground-breaking research initiative using robotic technology to improve the quality and productivity of construction – research that is expected to transform current labour-intensive methods.
How one company is helping keep rail networks operating and overcoming the maintenance gap.
Chatbots are one of the main real-world business implementations of artificial intelligence (AI) software today, with companies all over the world using them to reduce the need for expensive human interaction with customers.
The Australian rail industry is moving towards digitalisation.
The pace of automation and technology deployment is only expected to increase over the next few years as businesses aim to digitalise their operations.
Rivet Games Arosa Line DEALS
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!
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021—signed into law on March 11 by President Biden—specified that $250 million in pandemic-relief funding could be distributed to Small Starts projects in the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) CIG program.
GOLD Coast Light Rail developer GoldlinQ has celebrated 10 years of “successful delivery and operations” of Gold Coast light rail having been awarded the contract to design, build, operate and maintain Stage 1 of the Gold Coast light rail in June 2011.
Crews toiling away on the Finch West light-rail transit (LRT) project have reason to boast, as they have completed some important milestones, especially around the maintenance and storage facility.
TORONTO Transit Commission (TTC) has confirmed a $C 568m ($US 471.
More than 200 workers have been involved in building and moving the 64-metre long and 16-metre-wide bridge across James Ruse Drive in Rosehill.
Merseyrail has announced that it has been named Best Performing Regional Rail Operator at 2021’s Golden Whistle Awards.
Today (20 May 2021), we are announcing our plan for the transformation of Britain’s railways.
Three months of heated public debate comes to a head as the latest consultation for the East-West rail project closes.
A picture showing a girl lying on a rail track where trains pass at up to 85mph has prompted a safety appeal by Network Rail.
The Heart of England Community Rail Partnership helps improve the railway across areas including some of Britain’s most picturesque areas and best-loved tourist attractions.
This includes $557.
Siemens Mobility, Inc.
The oil train came apart on the snowy tracks north of Bellingham shortly after the locomotive engineer got the mile-long chain of petroleum tanks on wheels under way.
Former Surface Transportation Board (STB) Vice Chairman William Clyburn Jr.
Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern also named in letter to Surface Transportation Board
Bad weather overnight made rail travel to the CBD difficult for those living in parts of Melbourne’s north-east.
A report has recommended safety actions following a train accident in regional Victoria last year that claimed two lives and led to a number of injuries.
Detailed planning and design work is under way for Shepparton’s Regional Rail Revival project, but budget papers indicate the stage three works that will deliver nine daily services and speeds of 130 km/h won’t be completed until mid-2024.
More than 70 local, national and international businesses have expressed interest in the project.
Regional students will have more options to get to or from school with train services to better align with school bell times under a timetable change from the start of Term 3.
A shared painting exercise titled the ‘Sea of Hands’ to represent the Aboriginal Flag for National Reconciliation Week was featured by Perth train operator METRONET.
Yanchep Rail Extension contractors hope to use land near the future Alkimos station to screen sand.
Commuters on Perth’s busiest train line have been warned they will have to find another way into the CBD during an unprecedented month-long shutdown.
WESTERN Australia has frozen public transport fares for 12 months while introducing a two-tier ticketing system which will see commuters in Perth’s outer suburbs pay significantly less to travel from January 1 2022.
The Intermodal Group had the pleasure of hosting Transport Minister the Hon Rita Safioti, MLA, and members of her staff at the North Quay Rail Terminal this week.
Route 70 trams have resumed along their normal lines following an earlier disruption.
Saturday 12 June, from 2pm
Due to an overhead incident on Melville Road
Monday 14th of June, first to last tram