Infrastructure Australia has released its 2020 Infrastructure Priority List, highlighting a pipeline of 147 critical initiatives worth more than $58 billion.
Australia's independent infrastructure adviser has warned the rail link between Sydney and Canberra must be improved in the next five years, strengthening longstanding calls from the ACT and NSW governments for serious investment in the corridor.
Infrastructure Australia is seeking submissions for the next update of the Infrastructure Priority List (IPL), which will be published in February 2020.
Some months ago I observed the Melbourne-bound XPT service stopped north of Wagga.
The 50th anniversary of Australia's longest rail journey, the Indian Pacific coast-to-coast crossing, is being marked with special surprises along the way for about 230 travellers.
National telecoms company Zamtel has signed a memorandum of understanding to provide Zambia Railways Ltd with voice and data communications as well as digitalisation technology.
This follows the completion of RSR’s preliminary investigation into a collision between a Prasa train and a freight train at Horison to the west of Johannesburg on February 12, which resulted in one death and several injuries.
Common needs and interests lead to alliances aiming at attaining common objectives.
An agreement for Russia’s United Wagon Company to supply 100 wagons offers fresh hope for investment in National Railways of Zimbabwe.
The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority board chaired by Tanzania and Zambia’s permanent secretaries responsible for transport has directed the railway’s management to ‘aggressively seek additional freight traffic in order to capture more business’.
Following the recent successful first flight of the world's largest twin-engine jetliner, Boeing are moving forward to prepare the plane for public service in 2021.
Qantas will cut capacity across its international and domestic network in response to the coronavirus crisis, which the airline now expects will deliver a blow of up to $150 million to its profit this year.
AIRBUS has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator.
Whether it’s taking off your shoes when you perhaps shouldn’t, invading someone else’s armrest space or overindulging in the free alcoholic beverage service.
Experts are hailing a British Airways flight as the fastest subsonic New York to London journey.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support the rehabilitation of Cairo Metro Line 2 and the Tanta–El Mansoura–Damietta project, both in Egypt.
A cooperation agreement has been signed between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation (MOIC).
Etihad Rail has awarded a joint venture of L&T Construction and Power China International a 1·876bn dirham contract to design, build and commission seven freight handling facilities on Stage 2 of the national rail network.
UK-based railway engineering company, XRAIL Group, has secured a major funding package from HSBC UK to help expand its business further into Saudi Arabia.
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.
The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) is to build simulation facilities for all railway lines.
Russian armoured vehicle and rolling stock manufacturer Uralvagonzavod highlighted its railway products at a defence sector show for the first time during the DefExpo 2020 event in Lucknow.
Odakyu Electric Railway is testing the use of Nokia’s SpaceTime scene analytics to provide real-time warnings of obstructions at level crossings.
West Japan Railway has successfully tested automated train operation on a section of the Osaka Loop Line, as a precursor to introducing ATO on its busiest routes in the Osaka region.
At least 30 people were injured as two trains collided head-on at Pak Tho station in Ratchaburi on Monday.
Aurizon Holdings Limited revenue has increased by $73.
The company credits the result from improved Ebit performance.
Aurizon is cutting costs and lengthening contract terms as it prepares for competition from US railways giant Genesee & Wyoming in Queensland, and weaker coal haulage volumes.
Rail freight operator Aurizon says it is on track to meet its full-year earnings guidance after its bulk business powered to a strong first half.
Coal trains have been disrupted in central Queensland, near the town of Middlemount.
A rail expert says a true fast train — which can reach up to 250kph — is unrealistic in Australia and expectations should be downgraded for an easier-to-build, 'fast.
A rail expert says a true fast train — which can reach up to 250kph — is unrealistic in Australia and expectations should be downgraded for an easier-to-build, 'fast.
The chief executive of Australia's largest property developer, Stockland's Mark Steinert, has joined calls for the federal government to commit to funding a Sydney to Canberra high-speed train and other rail projects
Despite piles of reports, oodles of analysis and a substantial application of common sense, the federal government is proceeding at a glacial pace with plans for fast rail at scale.
This blog has discussed at length the fate of High Speed Rail in Australia.
One of Melbourne’s shortest bus routes is the 706 between Chelsea and Mordialloc.
BYD Europe and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) have jointly announced that one of West London’s best-known bus services, route 94, is going fully electric with the delivery of 29 pure electric, 100% emissions-free BYD ADL Enviro400EV double decks.
Millions in additional funding is needed to avoid the "imminent and serious collapse" of Northern Ireland's public transport network, it has been warned.
Last September I wrote about bus routes 302 and 304 from Doncaster/Box Hill to the City via the Eastern Freeway.
Blackpool Transport is approaching the fifth year of its fleet renewal partnership with Alexander Dennis and has reported that annual savings resulting from the programme have increased to £300,000.
Although police have cleared a two-week protest blocking a segment of Canadian National’s NYSE: CNI) rail line near Belleville, Ontario, it’s still unknown when operations along Canada’s rail supply chain will return to normal.
The mining giant—Canada’s biggest rail shipper—noted in its cancellation statement Feb.
Something strange happened over the weekend to Transport DSquare in Montreal.
This long-standing partnership has resulted in custom-designed vehicles for Calgary’s unique operating environment.
Canadian National (NYSE: CNI) expressed relief Monday that a rail blockade that had prevented freight trains from moving between Toronto and Montreal is over.
We've all been guilty of saving a seat for a friend at a cinema or pub but it's a truth universally acknowledged that you shouldn't do it on public transport.
Commuters heading into the city from multiple directions are facing major delays on Tuesday due to urgent overhead wiring repairs at Hornsby, a train with mechanical issues at Lidcombe, and a medical emergency on the Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra line.
Passengers travelling on the north shore, northern and western train lines are facing delays due to urgent overhead wiring repairs at Hornsby.
Urgent wiring repairs at Hornsby see delays for the T1 and T9 lines, while the NSW building commissioner warns owners of defective buildings won't be bailed out by the government.
Courageous and quick-acting passengers are praised after jumping underneath a train to rescue a young girl who fell through the gap as her distressed mother watched on.
Freight operator Lotos Kolej has placed orders for an electric locomotive and flat wagons with co-financing from an EU programme which aims to increase the use of intermodal freight and move containerised traffic from road to rail.
We have been patiently waiting for that one to appear on our radars.
We have been patiently waiting for that one to appear on our radars.
Following a European tender, Rhein-Main transport authority RMV has awarded incumbent Hessische Landesbahn the next contract to operate Wetterau West-Ost passenger services in the area north of Frankfurt.
The test results grant the Russian group of railcar companies the right to start with the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) the official certification procedure and fulfil its contract to supply 270 rolling stock units to the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe.
There were 100 sightings for this week; This is 4 sightings more than last week.
There were 96 sightings for this week; This is 3 sightings more than last week.
Today is Sunday the 19th of January, 2020.
Today is Monday the 20th of January, 2019.
There were 93 sightings for this week; This is 7 sightings more than last week.
A $10 billion rail project from Melbourne to Brisbane will devastate Queensland communities if it is built on a notorious flood plain, farmers say.
NSW Farmers has teamed up with the freight and grain industry to protest against new environmental rail rules it says will will force the grain harvest onto the road.
FARMERS are calling on federal National Party to immediately revoke plans to route the Inland Rail over the agriculturally important Condamine River floodplain.
MORE than 200 farmers and other community members are expected to gather in Brisbane today to protest what they say is a flawed Inland Rail route across the Condamine River floodplain.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is powering ahead with the first 103.
This is a pivotal moment for the coronavirus and global supply chains — and all indications are that the situation is headed downhill.
In the lifespan of Britain’s railways, cyber-attacks are a very new risk for the rail industry to consider as part of its risk assessments.
Transport emissions account for one quarter of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions, and their levels are still rising.
Alstom will acquire 100% of Bombardier Transportation’s shares at between €5.
This follows the recent decision by Trafikverket to award SJ a contract to operate only the Stockholm – Duved portion of the service which currently originates in Gothenburg.
As part of Infrastructure Victoria’s research in preparing advice to government on recycling and resource recovery, we have identified six countries around the world with strong recycling performance.
For three generations, Syd’s coffee stall has been serving up hot drinks and food in Shoreditch, but tomorrow it closes for the last time.
Melbourne’s economy is booming, with the city set to overtake Sydney to become Australia’s largest economy in 10 to 15 years.
This coming Sunday morning (15th Dec) will see the UK’s second highest chimney demolished – right next to the Dartford Crossing.
In genteel Pimlico can be found a statue of the Greek god, Priapus, protector of gardens, fruit plants, livestock… and male genitals.
Himself has begun painting the 3mm 2-8-0 tank, which means stripping the whole chassis down again so it can be sprayed black.
He’s leaving it a bit late for a mid-life crisis, but it might be a plausible explanation for Himself’s latest purchase.
I had a discussion with Damon at The Credit Valley Railroad Company, our local Railroad shop in the suburbs in the Toronto, Canada area.
I have completed researching a prototype industry to model after.
I spent a very enjoyable few hours in the company of Himself at the Model Rail Scotland show at the SEC in Glasgow this weekend and I have to say I think its been the best one yet.
The Amberley Museum is looking for donations towards oiler repairs and an overhaul of resident 101-year-old steam locomotive, Peter.
The construction of a 39km cane rail extension from Cordalba to Wallaville by Isis Central Sugar Mill is on track for completion by the 2020 crushing start.
For those that don’t subscribe to social media, you might have missed the multitude of excellent photos and videos over recent weeks, showing the Garratt undergoing testing by the railway’s Workshop team.
A few years ago a dream was announced, to create a narrow gauge railway in South London for visitors to the Victorian steam engines at Crossness.
Steeped in history, literally and metaphorically, the Snowdon Mountain Railway (SMR) has been carrying sight-seeing tourists and locals to the summit of the UK’s second-largest peak for more than 123 years.
Four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in Sydney’s CBD and inner suburbs are being removed, following the successful completion of twin 30km metro railway tunnels.
To resolve a standoff on noise and CO2 emissions from grain haulage, an alliance of grain freight businesses have held a roundtable with NSW Environment Minister Matthew Kean.
New England Rail Trail is on Armidale Regional Council's agenda for Wednesday's meeting with a recommendation council endorse the establishment of a governance structure to commence the design, scoping and planning of the project.
MORNING BRIEFING: Transport NSW urges travellers to check for updates on train services to Victoria, and warning for Sydney residents to monitor for damage caused by construction of the Western Harbour Tunnel.
Construction could start on Tamworth's long-delayed intermodal rail hub as early as March, according to General Manager Paul Bennett.
Train services on Auckland's Onehunga and Southern lines are suspended after a person was hit and killed by a train.
The ceremony clears the way for work to begin to drive 66 concrete piles between 8m and 38m-long into the ground to support a 127m-long, 25m-high curved retaining wall for the portal
A supplier has been chosen for the tunnel boring machine for New Zealand’s City Rail Link project, as a ground-breaking ceremony begins construction at the southern tunnel portal.
Auckland commuters can now earn money while
“The current rail operating contract for Auckland metropolitan services has been in place since 2004,” says Mr Mark Lambert, executive general manager of Integrated Networks.
Train services across the NT were disrupted for four hours yesterday after two boys jumped from a moving train.
Federal cabinet documents kept secret for 20 years reveal a radical legislative proposal to acquire Aboriginal land to ensure the construction of the 1,400 kilometre rail line from the Red Centre to Darwin.
The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), a $5 billion lending organisation, has appointed senior investment official Chris Wade as its new chief executive officer.
The Board of Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, commencing 20 January 2020.
The Federal Government has delivered 85 per cent of the measures outlined in its 20-year Northern Australia White Paper – Our North, Our Future – since its publication in 2015.
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What You Need to Do About Define Electrolyte in Chemistry Before You Miss Your Chance
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A successful business model in modern conditions is definitely characterized by mobility, openness, automation of numerous processes.
In 1919 two small aircraft firms were set up in the UK and through many mergers became British Airways, which is now marking its centenary with a vision of flight in another century hence.
In Paris, the shared mobility revolution is well underway.
The bike path down the centre of Sturt Street is in many ways the crown jewel of Ballarat's future cycling network.
As urban populations grow, city streets will overtake rural roads as the major scene of fatal traffic crashes in many countries.
The full environmental and community impacts of the North East Link remain unknown because approval was based on a draft plan, not the final design, the councils launching legal action against the approval say.
Transurban’s half-year profit rose by 11 per cent amid higher traffic on its toll roads in Australia, with the toll road operator working with contractors to resolve an impasse over the troubled $6.
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An eastbound fully loaded Pacific National freight train has narrowly missed being derailed at the Prairie Creek rail bridge.
Pacific National has released images showing the construction process for its Parkes Logistics Terminal.
Pacific National has formally opened its new Parkes Logistics Terminal at the intersection of Australia’s east-west railway and the future Inland Rail route.
The Ibex braking system is set to enter service on two new CRRC wagons ordered by Pacific National in Australia for a year-long trial later this month.
Today we reach our 2.
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on a Special Heritage Train Tour from Southern Cross to Seymour, then travel to Mt Buller for a day in the snow or enjoy a Kelly Gang History Tour.
The Andrews Labor Government’s $600 million Mernda Rail Extension is six months ahead of schedule, with the first test trains to Mernda to be running by the end of September.
There are few places left on earth that are as untouched and wild as the Australian outback, a landscape that has captivated imaginations and attracted thrill-seekers for millennia.
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on board a special Heritage Train tour to Tocumwal travelling the “freight only” railway line.
Just two weeks after swallowing port logistics firm Chalmers, Qube has seen a slight fall in net profits on a much larger rise in revenues and profits before non-recurring items.
Qube Logistics has offered an insight into its warehousing development in Adleaide, comprising a new 10,000 square metre insulated facility at Outer Harbor in South Australia.
Australian Amalgamated Terminals (AAT), a wholly-owned
Qube Managing Director Maurice James tells Rail Express about the flagship project at Moorebank Logistics Park, what’s next for the site, and his thoughts on the road to rail freight shift.
Minister for Cross River Rail, Kate Jones, has announced a major reform package for the project including establishing a compliance unit to hold contractors to account, and dismissing the board overseeing the project once their current term expires in April.
The minister responsible for Queensland’s biggest public transport project has taken drastic action amid fears it has run off the rails and is heading towards a multibillion dollar blowout.
The Australian Defense Force has been a major traffic source for QR's North Coast Line, transporting armoured vehicles and equipment on purpose built QFX/QFC container wagons into the 1990s.
Queensland’s Palaszczuk Government is outlaying $371 million to invest in Smart Ticketing – to design, develop and implement one of the most advanced ticketing solutions in the world.
An Italian tourist who has since fled the country and returned home is wanted for questioning after
Thank you to everybody who made it to the Digital Systems Presentation by Stephen Lemon in November 2019.
Rail Baltica project team invites to take part in the Rail Baltica Forum “Connected Baltics in a Connected Europe”, which will take place in Brussels on 5 March 2020.
The Year in Infrastructure Awards are an integral part of Bentley’s annual Year in Infrastructure Conference.
A cross-section of Europe’s most senior rail professionals will come together in Roma in May at SmartRail Europe.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has appointed four new members to its Young Leaders Advisory Board (Y-LAB), alongside two reserve members.
By John Merrick, Senior Technical Director, Arcadis
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on a special diesel hauled heritage train tour trip to the Gippsland region.
Nomination for the following 3 RTSA awards are open until June 28
As rail organisations around Australia move towards their digital future, ways of working and approaches to implementation will vary, as has been the case of Australia’s distinct rail network since its foundation.
With the huge pipeline of rail projects around Australia showing no sign of slowing, the sector must act fast if it is to build its workforce and meet growing demand.
The former politician and acclaimed journalist brings his colourful ensembles and passion for rail travel to Australia.
I do not travel to Lincoln as often as I used to do before I retired, but I have kept some interests there and occasionally have to attend meetings in the city.
Improving rail passenger service in Western Pennsylvania has been the subject of multiple studies since 2005.
Tasmania has natural and cultural treasures like no other state in Australia It has a wild and magical natural beauty, a quirky and stimulating art scene, a living industrial and colonial heritage and a small collection of extraordinary railway journeys.
Are you looking for the next destination to discover in Vietnam?
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.
Coal hoppers have been converted to convey many bulk products on the QR network, grain, sugar, lime, fertilizer etc.
The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust have announced that they will be holding a series of roadshows across Great Britain in 2020, to promote the building of Britain’s most powerful steam locomotive, LNER P2 No 2007 Prince of Wales.
This Write up is about the Queanbeyan Railway Station.
This Special feature is about a Newcastle/Hunter based Railway Photographer.
This is a write up about the Gawler Central Railway Station.
It looks a million dollars… And it works perfectly!
We’re feeling a bit annoyed that someone decided to pilfer the aluminium reproduction number plates from loco T 392
An historic steam engine making its way to the Bellarine Peninsula will add a new dimension to the region's popular mobile dining experience, the Q train.
After a long day in much nicer, but still a little wet and windy weather, we have one end more or less installed.
Hello and welcome to another blog post from the Maldon Workshop at the Victorian Goldfields Railway.
Blockades continue to be a problem for many on Canadian rail.
Trenitalia’s approach to introducing Additive Manufacturing to accelerate spare parts availability
Missouri lawmakers want to Hyperloop rail passengers.
Finally the News letter is complete.
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New Elkhart Location Featured in the News!
Thinking through my year’s travel plans.
Arrived as Southern Cross station at 0700, the ticket and website said to be there at least one hour before departure.
Preparing for winter is a crucial task at Network Rail.
Glasson Dock sits at the mouth of the Lune Estuary to the Southwest of the City of Lancaster.
United Wagon Co has obtained certification for two designs of six-axle articulated hopper car with 25 tonne axleload bogies.
The United Wagon Company (UWC), which is the largest producer of freight cars in Russia, has announced that it has received RC FRT certification for two models of six-axle articulated hopper cars running on 25 tonne axle load bogies.
Wagon manufacturer RM Rail has obtained certification for its Type 11-1268 van design, and expects to begin series production in March.
The trains cross the border via a bridge over the River Tumen between Tumangang in North Korea and Hassan in Russia, which is south of Vladivostok.
United Wagon Company (UWC), Russia’s largest manufacturer of freight cars, has announced that it has signed a contract with Arkhbum to supply 25 flat cars on bogies with a 25 tonne axle load for the transportation of timber.
Steven Marshall and the Liberal Government have cut funding to the Overland Train Service.
Three consortia shortlisted to bid for the Marshall Government’s privatisation of Adelaide’s rail services have been invited to tender, including a group that was last year accused of trying to help Transport Minister Stephan Knoll “spin” the sale.
Having completed the sale of Genesee & Wyoming Australia, the freight rail operator is now known as One Rail Australia.
A complex headstock design has been brought to life with InfraBuild’s 3D modelling software.
The deal was originally due to have been settled at the same time as the sale of US-based Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWI) to Brookfield on December 31 2019.
Two people on a motorbike are lucky to be alive after a near miss with a tourist train in Devonport on Sunday.
A community-based action group is advocating for a passenger rail solution in Hobart, where the only public transport option is the bus.
TasRail has awarded a track maintenance contract incorporating project management, site management and supervision for a range of below rail infrastructure components.
Samantha Hogg will leave TasRail as chair and Stephen Cantwell will take over from 1 January 2020.
Metro Tasmania has received $7.
Waterfall Security Solutions and Cylus have partnered to deliver a joint solution to protect critical rail systems from cyber attacks.
By overcoming efficiency, scalability issues
Siemens Mobility has revealed plans for a UK rail industry-leading research hub, set to open in Goole, East Yorkshire.
A REVIEW that NSW Minister for Transport Andrew Constance said found safety risks to cyclists near Newcastle's light rail amounts to an "extraordinary admission", Labor contends.
Avoca’s sporting clubs have access to a brand-new minibus to ensure players and supporters can travel safely to and from matches and events thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Flexible Local Transport Solutions program.
With 'Metro Exodus', there is now a computer game playing in a dystopian near-future railroad world.
Hey everybody, I'd like to announce the start of bi-weekly Trainz Livestreams.
Two new High Iron Simulations scenario mini-packs put the Electro-Motive GP40-2 to work coast-to-coast!
It’s not very often that you can donate something to a new home, which will in fact build a new home.
Tehnika’s Matt Burey explains the benefits of a single supervisory interface for light rail vehicle operations.
Newcastle light rail has passed its one year anniversary, with over a million trips in its first 12 months of operating.
New tram-style buses will hit the roads in the Black Country after the £88 million scheme was finally signed off by transport bosses.
ACT Minister for Transport Chris Steel has announced new details about the Woden light rail, including the addition of 1.
What are the core challenges that rolling stock operators face during winter?
We work hard to predict and plan for any potential problems caused by snow and ice on the railway, and have measures to address them quickly.
The Spanish-based global manufacturer of specialist railway products, components and systems opened the Newport factory in September 2018 to build suburban and metro trains, high-speed trains and trams.
The UK Government has announced £20m in funding to provide accessibility improvements in the country’s 124 stations.
The Prior Information Notice (PIN) follows the announcement by the UK government of the Preferred Route Option for the section of East West Rail between Bedford and Cambridge, and its approval of a transport works order for the section between Oxford, Bedford, Milton Keynes and Aylesbury, paving the way for construction to begin on this section.
Railway Age’s Feb.
Knapton holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Smith College and an MBA from Chapman University in California.
There is a great deal of confidence in the North American railway freight business model.
The Bakersfield to Palmdale Project Section aims to provide a connection from the Central Valley to the Antelope Valley and Los Angeles County
Feinberg, MTA said, “brings a wealth of experience to the position, having previously served in a number of high-ranking leadership posts under President Obama.
Wallan Incident Advice #8 – Track repairs nearing completion – updated 27/2/20 5:00pm (AEDT)
Northern Suburbs Transport capacity – Infrastructure Australia
The State government will conduct a thorough review of the troubled $440 million Murray Basin Rail Project upgrade.
Wallan Incident Advice #7 – Repair and Recovery – updated 26/02/20 10:15am (AEDT)
A joint government and industry group will advocate for the Victorian rail freight sector.
Churchlands Senior High School principal Neil Hunt has spoken of his “absolute disappointment” in a group of his students who allegedly assaulted and robbed a man at a northern suburbs train station.
Promises by politicians to build public transport infrastructure can often tick a lot of voters' boxes at election time — boosting property values, reducing traffic congestion, easing the commute burden.
When there is demand for two train stations in the community, but they sit in electorates held by two different parties, residents can find themselves stuck in a political power play.
The Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2019 has been passed by both houses of state parliament in Western Australia.
A Railway Amendment Bill put forward last year has been passed by the Western Australian government on Tuesday evening.
The bitter pay dispute between Yarra Trams and the Rail, Tram and Bus Union has finally come to an end.
The light rail operator has become the latest voice to hit out at Melbourne’s free tram zone, urging against any push to expand the scheme.
Tram strikes that were set to disrupt the Australian Grand Prix have been cancelled, with Public Transport Minister Melissa Horne staging a surprise intervention into negotiations.
A newly upgraded tram terminus has reopened in the north of Melbourne.