Chief Minister Andrew Barr's statement that "the immediate focus should be on making the train faster and not on developing a high speed network" in reference to the future of the Canberra-Sydney rail link.
Federal shadow transport minister, Catherine King, reiterated her party’s promise to create a body to conduct research on the future of the industry workforce, in her address to the Rail, Tram and Bus union on Wednesday.
Pressure is increasing on the federal government to commit to a Sydney to Canberra high-speed train, with Stockland’s Mark Steinert pitching in via the Financial Review this week.
The bid from the Fyshwick Business Association to have the Kingston railway station relocated to its own back yard ("Calls for capital train station move to Fyshwick", November 5) is understandable, but to my mind would be a retrograde step.
Fyshwick's newly incorporated business association is calling on the ACT government to consider moving Canberra's passenger railway station from Kingston to Fyshwick.
Speaking at a press conference on November 20, Moroccan National Railways Director General Mohamed Rabie Khlie told media representatives that the high speed Al Boraq service launched by King Mohamed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron.
National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has awarded a contract to Russia’s United Wagon Company (UWC) to supply 100 freight cars.
National Railways of Zimbabwe has signed an agreement for United Wagon Co to supply 100 open wagons.
The construction of a rolling stock assembly plant at Kajola in Ogun state was launched when Vice-President Yemi Osinbanjo attended a groundbreaking ceremony on November 9.
A memorandum of understanding for the development of a multi-modal dry-port within the future Limpopo Eco-Industrial Park at Musina near the border with Zimbabwe was signed by project promoter Eco-Industrial Solutions and Transnet Freight Rail on October 23.
On this episode of AvTalk, our reaction to United Airlines’ surprise order for 50 Airbus A321XLRs, an escape slide escapes mid-air, and the list of airlines to not survive 2019 grows longer.
Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts.
After exploring the Palembang LRT here, here, here and here, it was time to head back to Singapore after just a night’s stay in Palembang.
High resolution North American and Australian radar is now available on Flightradar24.
SAS is bringing home its first Airbus A350 today from Toulouse.
Wabtec has delivered 10 Evolution Series diesel locomotives to Egyptian National Railways and the Ministry of Transportation.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications announces that the test operation of the Doha Metro Green Line will start this Tuesday, i.
Revenue services have started operating on the first section of RAI’s cut-off which is intended to shorten the Tehran – Tabriz route serving the northwest of the country.
A team of German delegation led by Prof.
Qatar Rail has opened the preview service for the Doha Metro’s Gold Line that runs from Ras Bu Abboud in the east to Al Aziziyah in the west.
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 agreement was signed in Berlin during Kazakhstan president Mr Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s visit to the German capital.
At least four of the major tenders under the Mumbai Ahmedabad High-Speed Railway Project (MAHSR) were given to firms who had donated to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the past.
The Maha-Metro’s final detailed project report (DPR) or the techno-economic feasibility report, on the stretch between Katraj-Swargate, has been submitted to the civic body in October with a proposed cost of underground metro rail for 5.
JSW Steel, India’s leading steel company & flagship business of US$ 14 billion JSW Group, during the months of October & November supplied more than 30,000 metric tonnes high-quality JSW Neosteel TMT Rebars towards the construction of Metro projects in various Indian cities.
After selecting swiss firm Flughafen Zürich AG to develop the first phase of Jewar Greenfield International Airport in Greater Noida, the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) is now planning to connect Jewar Airport with Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport.
Genesee & Wyoming provided better terms and conditions for the sale of its Australian rail business to Macquarie Group than it did to Aurizon after putting the rail assets on the block for $627 million, the Queensland rail company has alleged.
“This acquisition is a step-change in Loram’s continued expansion as a respected leader in railway maintenance contract service operations globally,” said Loram President and CEO Phil Homan.
It is unclear whether Indian conglomerate Adani will ask local companies to transport coal for its controversial Carmichael mine so it may be a "moot point" whether Aurizon ends up bidding for haulage contracts, chairman Tim Poole said.
Aurizon locomotives 2491H and 2480H last night delivered a large number of PCUM wagons to the Mary Valley Rattler's yard at the old Gympie station.
We know Aurizon are checking this Facebook event, so invite all your friends so Aurizon can watch the ‘going’ number grow!
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.
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities has commenced a new inquiry into options for financing faster rail to connect major cities across Australia.
Following a Freedom of Information request to Transport for London, it has been disclosed that all New Routemasters are to be modified to allow the driver to open the front doors only forcing passengers to board through the front entrance door.
This morning, Thursday 5 December 2019, the editor of Transport NSW Blog was lucky enough to be one of the passengers aboard the final journey of a Scania L113TRB, aka the “14.
Reading buses are operating a new route between Iver, Colnbrook and Heathrow Airport.
Surfside Buslines Tweed Heads will operate over 450 new additional weekly bus services as part of a regional growth bus program to improve bus services in regional areas, with more services to popular locations like Kingscliff TAFE and longer operating hours on key routes.
The featured bus route for December 2019 is Route 202.
USD and Gibson are currently in commercial discussions with other potential producer and refiner customers to secure long-term, take-or-pay agreements for an additional 50,000 barrels per day at the proposed DRU.
A coalition of companies has come together in a creative new way to push more Canadian crude out into the market via rail, even as a long-term threat to Canadian crude-by-rail shipments is starting to see the first steps toward reality.
Between July and September, VIA Rail saw an increase of 6.
The CN agreement, terms of which are confidential, “will enable Teck to significantly increase shipment volumes through an expanded Neptune Terminals,” CN said.
Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference are reporting that a Canadian Pacific locomotive engineer died in an accident at the company’s Port Coquitlam yard in British Columbia.
Sydney’s bustling rail network and the associated train stations service thousands of commuters each day, who rely on clear, timely, up-to-date and regular audio announcements to get from A to B as efficiently as possible.
NSW's main transport agency has begun a major reshuffle of its senior ranks by spilling dozens of positions as it enters the final stages of folding Roads and Maritime Services into its new divisions and dissolving the standalone roads agency.
Sydney train passengers travelling on numerous lines this morning experienced delays, changes and stopped services after a crossing was damaged.
Transport for NSW is establishing a new Digital Systems Facility in Chullora to support the integration of future technologies across the Sydney train network.
A 15-year-old boy has boasted how he doesn’t give a ‘f**k’ about police after a shocking video shows him smoking a bong on a crowded Sydney train as a grinning friend watches on
“The proposal by the transport ministers on rail passenger rights is equivalent to a declaration of bankruptcy,” says Westbahn.
‘Something is really wrong’ when airlines can offer flights ‘at ridiculous prices’ in Europe, said Roger Van Boxtel, CEO of Dutch national passenger operator NS in the keynote opening session at the World Rail Festival in Amsterdam on December 4.
Czech open access operator Leo Express signed an agreement with Polish regional operator Koleje Dolnośląskie on December 5 to run services between Praha and Wrocław, starting on December 20.
Professional diagnostics and effective track maintenance in Poland
Hübner Group has developed HFP 34, a semi-rigid polyurethane-based material which can be used to make weather-resistant moulded parts for rolling stock which will turn to foam in the event of a fire, protecting passengers from smoke and flames until they can be evacuated.
Today I dug out some photos from a trip to Buffalo a few months ago.
Southern Shorthaul Railroad locomotives C505, C504, BRM001& BRM002, with 44206 & 44204 banking at the rear.
I do love seeing this arrangement on the RASP concentrate containers.
Mobile kitchen containers are a pretty funky idea.
An interesting logo on this removalist container.
The Queensland and federal governments have reached an understanding regarding the $9.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has launched an Inland Rail Skills Academy aimed at creating opportunities for communities along the alignment throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has hit back at criticisms after it was revealed the Inland Rail project was souring non-portable water from a number of local farms.
The Queensland government has secured more federal money for light rail on the Gold Coast, and $20 million to fund business cases for a Port of Brisbane Connection and the Salisbury to Beaudesert rail line, as part of an Inland Rail deal with the federal government.
PN owns 365 hectares of land at Parkes within the 600 hectare national logistics hub alongside other terminals established by freight companies SCT Logistics and Linfox.
Siemens and Bane Nor launch signalling simulation centre in Norway
In 2016, GMXT start deploying Wi-Tronix IoT platforms across their mainline freight locomotive fleet in two of its subsidiaries (Ferromex and Ferrsosur).
Vancouver-headquartered Teck Resources (NYSE: TECK) will start using Canadian National (NYSE: CNI) to haul its coal to West Coast ports in 2021.
PULS Power has obtained Network Rail certification for five of its PULS QS Series DIN-Rail power supplies to be used in signalling equipment in environments not exceeding 95% relative humidity.
Nomad Digital has launched its new Trackside Radio Networks solutions, available for mainland rail and metro.
In genteel Pimlico can be found a statue of the Greek god, Priapus, protector of gardens, fruit plants, livestock… and male genitals.
This year marks the 600th anniversary of the earliest known reference to a Christmas tree.
1843 was an important year in the history of Christmas, and a new exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum is bringing them together for the first time.
After the movie a concise panel will occur.
It’s 40 years since The Clash’s third album ‘London Calling’ was released, and an exhibition has pulled together a host of memorabilia for that iconic album.
Atlantic, Iowa is the home of a very modest Iowa Interstate yard, and in my May 2005 era, that yard played host to an even more modest yard office.
This is the first run of my new N Scale Broadway Limited NW2 Switcher.
Early this week, a Pittman Freight Motor in O scale, that I had bought online, arrived in the mail.
Here is my current locomotive roster as of the end of 2019.
Another year is almost over, and here is where my head is at.
Premier Daniel Andrews today apologised in the Victorian parliament to people abused by now-dead sex offender Robert Whitehead, saying the community let the victims down.
The Perrygrove Railway has announced that Lister locomotive is up for sale.
A network of rail lines is gradually spreading across a 65 acre Harcourt block, the first shoots of a mammoth plan.
The Talyllyn Railway played host to a distinguished visitor this Autumn in the person of the Right Reverend Cleophas Lunga, the Bishop of Matabeleland in Zimbabwe.
Testing continues on the NG/G16, with work currently focused on testing and proving of boiler fittings and pipework; injectors, pressure gauge and water gauges, blower, safety valves and whistle have all been tested.
The Government of New South Wales has announced that the Sydney light rail service L2 will begin service on 14 December.
In the era of exponential population growth increasing congestion, railway emergency management systems and overall rail communication networks need to work smarter to enable on-time train services.
Hyundai Rotem has shipped the first 20 of 554 double-deck electric multiple-unit cars that it is supplying to New South Wales for use on NSW TrainLink inter-city services.
The new trains are part of a $A 2.
Auckland’s metro network is being smoothed down by a rail grinder which will, ultimately, extend the lifespan of the track.
A master plan for a rail and road freight hub near Palmerston North was unveiled by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones on November 26.
New Zealand-based Manco Rail is delivering a better bet for rail threading and sleeper laying with a new design that combines the best of both worlds.
The Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) project, last week, went out to tender for work towards two projects of a $6.
A stretch of West Coast highway has reopened after more than a month, providing relief for businesses that have lost thousands of dollars during the closure.
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.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, has announced a review of the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to assess its ability to meet the Government’s development objectives in Northern Australia.
Australia would approach the task of building The Ghan, an almost 3000 km rail line stretching through the nation’s centre, very differently if construction began today.
TNG has signed a binding contract with rail provider Genesee & Wyoming Australia to haul material from the Mount Peake mine more than 1100 kilometres to a processing facility in Darwin, Northern Territory.
It’s Queenslander against Queenslander in the battle to stop a proposed multi-million-dollar Tennant Creek to Mount Isa rail link.
What You Need to Do About Define Electrolyte in Chemistry Before You Miss Your Chance
Whispered Night Physics Secrets.
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.
Australia's most popular cars emit between 8 and 42 per cent more carbon dioxide than their UK counterparts, raising concerns that the country has become a parking lot for dirty vehicles.
Residents in Melbourne's north-east who are set to lose their homes because a giant tunnel boring machine will be launched at their doorstep say they were kept in the dark about the true impacts of the $15.
Holo has now been authorized to operate autonomous vehicles in five countries: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Denmark.
Skyports, the urban air mobility infrastructure provider and drone delivery operator, has raised £5.
The Port of Virginia is citing the increased efficiency of its trucking operations as it vies with other ports for more container volumes.
Bristol could be the first city in the country to introduce a Clean Air Zone which bans all diesel vehicles in the centre and sees a wider charge zone for non-compliant commercial vehicles.
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.
Australia's biggest rail freight operator, Pacific National, has issued a scathing report on the troubled $440million Murray Basin Rail project.
In a disturbing development, Australia’s largest rail freight operator, Pacific National has declared rail freight is on its deathbed between Melbourne and Sydney.
Rail freight operator Pacific National is urging action on excessive government charges and red tape which it attributes to putting rail freight "on its deathbed" between Melbourne and Sydney.
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.
Southern Shorthaul Railroad has recently acquired two new GT46-ACe locomotives from the Downer Group to cater for continuing business growth.
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.
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk joined Downer employees, industry leaders and government representatives on December 6 to celebrate 150 years of manufacturing at Maryborough.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has paid tribute to the staying power of Maryborough’s Downer over its 150 year rail history, with her government today signing an agreement that commits to a $300 million pipeline of local rail manufacturing over the next decade.
By 2036, the population of South East Queensland (SEQ) is predicted to hit five million people.
The East End Branch and Fisherman’s Landing Branch were constructed to transport limestone from the Cement Australia East End quarry near Mt Larcom to its Fisherman’s Landing processing plant and port facility about twenty kilometers north of Gladstone.
The federal government has committed to increase funding for several railway projects in Queensland, as part of an A$3·8bn package of infrastructure spending announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on November 21.
Hitachi is a fully integrated global provider of rail solutions across rollingstock, signalling, services and turnkey projects.
Minister for infrastructure, transport and regional development Michael McCormack and shadow minister Catherine King have highlighted their parties’ distinct transport commitments at AusRAIL Plus 2019.
Australian-owned rail equipment manufacturer, Melvelle Equipment is debuting two new technologies alongside its well-established range of portable rail maintenance and construction equipment solutions at AusRAIL PLUS.
Andrew Engineering’s Chris Parish tells Rail Express how the trend towards digital integration has impacted the fit out of rail depots.
Siemens Mobility’s Chris Whiteside talks about the potential savings new digital methods can provide a rail project from the design phase right through to operation.
Four new members have been appointed to the Infrastructure Australia Board, the Government’s independent infrastructure adviser, the minister for infrastructure, transport and regional development Michael McCormack announced on Tuesday.
Six projects have been selected as finalists in the 2020 Australian Construction Achievement Award (ACAA) by the Australian Constructors Association (ACA) and Engineers Australia.
Australia’s $100 billion infrastructure spending spree is seeing more companies tackling rail projects collaboratively.
The rail sector needs to embrace rapid changes in workplace expectations in order to overcome a looming demographic crisis, delegates at the AusRail conference in Sydney heard on December 4.
Two board members of the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) have been reappointed by the Australian Government.
Continuing with our mission to facilitate travel planning for railway transportation in Asia, we are integrating online booking for train tickets and rail passes in Taiwan in cooperation with Taiwan.
Take a one-of-a-kind trip through North America on WITF with Great Scenic Railway Journeys: 150 Years on the Right Track, hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt.
A visit by train to the historic Jewellery QuarterProbably NOT real diamonds in this shop window display in the Jewellery Quarter, but the shop does sell real diamonds
This is my Christmas-New Year Round the World trip.
This weekend, a field of glowing roses will come to central London, and it’s a charity fund raiser for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.
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.
I have been trying to improve my use of the 'labels' feature of this blog, which makes searching easier for me if not for my readers.
Warrenton, Virginia, a suburb of Washington D.
The National Railway Museum is, of course, home to some iconic railway and engineering marvels of the past, but what do you consider to be the future of rail?
South Duffryn or ‘Plymouth’ Colliery, situated to the south of Pentrebach and just north of Troedyrhiw, was opened by the Hills Plymouth Company in 1862.
This short series of posts was prompted by encountering a piece about the line on a facebook group.
It has been confirmed that Ex-LNER ‘A4’ No.
The Bala Lake Railway has released an update on two of its resident steam locomotives, which are either undergoing or about to undergo a significant overhaul.
Well to round out our odd job week, we ran a very odd looking works train to Castlemaine.
One of the last InterCity 125 High Speed Trains to run on the East Coast is being restored to its original British Rail colours ahead of a special set of commemorative trips.
Better rail networks begin with OpenRail Designer, a new, comprehensive 3D modeling environment for streamlined project delivery of rail network infrastructure from Bentley Systems.
It is no secret that Norway’s signalling system is in desperate need of revitalisation.
Hull Trains’ new hi-tech fleet by Louise Cheeseman, Managing Director, Hull Trains
Future Rail is back for another issue packed with technology news and industry analysis.
With specific goals to support digital inventory and produce large certified interior train components for the Germany speaking countries, Bombardier Transportation’s Hennigsdorf site has invested in industrial-grade 3D printing.
Glasson Dock sits at the mouth of the Lune Estuary to the Southwest of the City of Lancaster.
In this exclusive message, the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board outlines its purpose, its approach, and plans for the future.
Have you ever heard of the town of Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania?
About 20,000 railway workers from Britain lost their lives during WWI, after more than 100,000 enlisted when war broke out.
The Star Barn in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is one spectacular barn to see.
State railway group RZD has sold its majority stake in intermodal operator Transcontainer to private freight and logistics company Delo Group, which runs intermodal terminals and port facilities across the Russian Federation.
Delo Group paid a premium of 4% on Transcontainer’s share price and expects to complete the deal by the end the year.
Under the agreement, RZD International – a special purpose engineering company established within the Russian Railways Holding, in partnership with a Russian design institutes, will provide technical consulting services on the implementation of the Tavantolgoi–Dzunbayan railway construction project, as well as recommendations on the organisation of construction and the organisation of train movement along the 414km-long line.
RZD’s Federal Passenger Co and Transmashholding have unveiled a mock-up of the design concept for the next generation of platskartny dormitory-style third class coaches for long-distance services.
Novosibirsk suburban operator Express Prigorod has ordered two eight-car EP2D electric multiple-units for delivery from Transmashholding’s Demikhovsky factory by the end of the year.
Federal investigators will look into the runaway of a rake of loaded freight wagons near the Victoria-South Australia border on November 23.
A $415 million funding package to boost the South Australian economy will accelerate the delivery of some of the federal government’s $100 billion infrastructure pipeline, including the Flinders Link rail project.
The South Australian Government has called for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the operation of Adelaide Metro train services.
Construction works have commenced on a multi-million-dollar project to electrify and modernise the Gawler Rail Line in South Australia.
Taxpayers are on the hook for $20 million to investigate whether the GlobeLink freight plan stacks up
Samantha Hogg will leave TasRail as chair and Stephen Cantwell will take over from 1 January 2020.
Metro Tasmania has received $7.
A leading light in Tasmanian heritage railway and tourism tragically passed away Saturday morning.
The Hobart Northern Suburbs Rail Action Group has urged the Government to get on with reopening the rail line, saying its by far the “safest bet” when it comes an effective transport option.
The next step towards the North-East Rail Trail, and adjoining heritage train, is expected before the end of the parliamentary year.
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A sample lab report is supplied in the downloads.
The Secret to Computer Science Major.
For example an academician you’ve got to write one or maybe the four kinds of documents.
Starship was established by Skype co-founders Janus Friis and Ahti Heinla in 2014.
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!
The Zlotys 268.
The government of New South Wales has announced that the Sydney light rail service L2 will begin service on 14 December 2019.
Sydney’s CBD and South East Light Rail is set to open on the 14th December, NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian and transport minister Andrew Constance have announced.
The Federal Government has appointed a company to lead the construction tender process of the Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A.
Île-de-France Mobilités has inaugurated the first Citadis X05 tram sent by Alstom.
Arriva UK train subsidiary and rail operator Northern has announced plans to introduce new trains for various cities and routes.
Network Rail has announced that it has been awarded a National Railway Heritage Award for its work on the refurbishment of the South Esk viaduct at Montrose.
Over 40 people joined a Network Rail signaller to sleep out at Blackpool North station to raise money for charity.
First Trenitalia has announced that they have awarded a new contract worth £350m to Hitachi Rail to maintain 23 new trains, which are to be built at its County Durham factory.
Cornwall will host the Tour of Britain for the first time in September 2020, with the Grand Depart of the 2020 race seeing riders travel 170km through the county’s stunning countryside, starting in Penzance and ending in Bodmin.
Woe be those regulators who failed to perform due diligence beyond artlessly reading—and who took at face value—a self-serving written submission from railroads.
As members of Congress considers how to fund surface transportation projects over the next several years, they must consider the ways that e-commerce is transforming supply chain logistics, leaders and witnesses told a U.
The state of Maryland has secured funding to reconstruct Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel to allow for double stacking, but the details are still forthcoming.
The New York Daily News is reporting that an Amtrak employee was electrocuted and two people sustained minor injuries when an explosion occurred at a New York City power substation in Van Nest Yard, which is shared by Amtrak and Con Ed.
“You have asked me to tell you ‘where’s my stuff’ as it relates to the short line railroad industry,” Baker said.
The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out final improvements to important rail freight infrastructure to ensure this year’s grain harvest can make its way to the Port of Geelong quickly and efficiently.
Victoria’s minister for ports and freight Melissa Horne officially opened a rail freight terminal in Ultima, northern Victorian, for exporting to the Asian market.
Back in August (Part 18 of the Useful Network) I proposed 12 improved links that could transform the public transport network in Melbourne.
Buses replace trains on sections of the Mernda Line at various times in December 2019 while works take place.
You wouldn't think that routes mentioned in this PTV news item about Melton area buses would affect the Melbourne Public Transport frequent network maps.
Australia's biggest grain handler and a global infrastructure giant reach agreement on the use of WA's rail freight network, but farmers' hopes this will lead to fewer trucks transporting grain may be dashed.
The NEWest Alliance of CPB Contractors and Downer has been named preferred bidder to undertake the Yanchep Rail Extension and the Thornlie–Cockburn Link projects in Perth.
The WA government aims to highlight opportunities for local businesses to help deliver the Morley-Ellenbrook Line at an upcoming Metronet briefing in Perth.
An alliance to build the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link has been announced at an event to mark the works beginning.
The government of Western Australia has chosen the NEWest Alliance as the preferred contractor for the Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link.
The alliance, formed between CPB Contractors and Downer, will work closely with Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority to progress the designs and construction schedule once the contract is signed in December.
Friday 29 November, from 12pm to 4pm.
The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out major works on Route 11 at the St.
Due to planned industrial action, no trams will run between 10am and 2pm.
We’ve organised extra trams for the below events during December.