The Australasian Railway Association has released its Rail Supply Chain Blueprint, outlining a three-year plan to drive reform to support the industry’s growth.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched its Rail Freight Action Plan, outlining a program of work to promote investment in rail and increase rail freight’s modal share.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched its Rail Freight Action Plan, confirming its advocacy agenda to support greater use of rail freight.
INFRASTRUCTURE Australia wants the federal and state governments to prioritise faster rail, fast rail, and high-speed rail investments to help cope with an exodus of people from the major cities to regional centres as outlined in its 2021 Infrastructure Plan.
Roads Australia (RA), the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council have announced an industry-first partnership to reduce the environmental impact of new and existing transport infrastructure.
Sociéte d’Exploitation du Transgabonais’ concession to operate the 650 km railway linking Franceville with the capital Libreville and the port of Owendo has been extended, and a new investor has committed to providing finance and expertise to support a modernisation to increase capacity on the line
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia have 34 per cent of the world’s cobalt reserves and over 10 per cent of global copper reserves.
Russian manufacturer Sinara Transport Machines has been awarded a contract to supply six TGM8 ‘Elephant’ shunting locomotives to the Compagnie des Bauxites de Kindia bauxite mining subsidiary of aluminium producer RUSAL.
ANGOLA’s Ministry of Transport is preparing to launch a tender to operate, maintain and improve the 1067mm-gauge Benguela Railway that connects the landlocked countries of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia to the Atlantic coast.
While the first passengers are due to travel over a newly built section of the Tunisian capital’s RFR suburban network later this month, the government and its contractors are struggling to complete future phases of the programme.
Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are all prominent members of the East African Community today.
The New Zealand Government has confirmed the inevitable – suspending quarantine-free travel from Australia for a further eight weeks.
Since Australia closed its borders in March 2020, Qantas has faced significant headwinds.
In October 2019, Air France announced that it had chosen new, spacious baggage compartments for its Airbus A320 fleet.
This video covers my most successful trip to Whitehall yet- featuring a chase, four railroads, and three trains total.
THE first 14 third class air-conditioned coaches built by Transmashholding International for Egyptian National Railways (ENR) have been officially inaugurated by president Abdel Fattah el-Sissi during a visit to Alexandria.
LEADERS of Iran and Iraq have stressed the need to complete the cross-border rail line from Shalamcheh, Iran, to Basra.
Siemens Mobility have announced they have signed a contract with the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), in witness of the Egyptian Prime Minister, which will see them construct a brand new rail nicknamed ‘Suez Canal on tracks’.
Keolis MHI Rail Management and Operation has assumed the responsibility of running and maintaining Dubai Metro, along with the operation of Dubai Tram from Serco Middle East.
THE first two four-car Alstom Innovia 300 monorail trains built in Britain have arrived in the Egyptian capital.
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.
SERVICES have launched on Harbin Metro Line 2, the third metro line in the Chinese city to open following the 26.
Technological developments have seen the transport industry introduce many new, impressive fuel types, touchless technology, robot helpers and autonomous vehicles.
China Railway Group has laid the final 500m-long section of “seamless rails” on the 471km-long China-Laos railway in time for the project to meet its target opening on 2 December, the country’s national day.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between KCI Metro Link Korea and the GBK Consortium, Korea, to undertake a feasibility study for a proposed LRT line from Negombo to Colombo via Bandaranaike International Airport as well as a mixed development project.
National operator Ulaanbaatar Railway has begun developing its first children’s railway, where school pupils will be able to gain experience of railway operations.
The nation’s largest freight rail company, Aurizon, has had a busy year behind the scenes examining possible acquisition opportunities, and it is understood one of them is GrainCorp.
The CBH Group has announced Aurizon as its preferred provider of above rail operations following a request for proposal process.
THE contract to haul grain for CBH Group has been awarded to Aurizon, and will add three train sets to Western Australia’s already impressive grain fleet.
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.
Hot Rails has previously looked at the Southern Highlands corridor, estimating the cost of a 200km/h corridor all the way from Goulburn into Central Station to be in the order of $3.
Fast rail in Australia has been a long-held dream for many in the country and one expert believes conditions could finally be right for projects to move ahead.
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 little different today.
Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”) has announced that it has delivered six new Enviro200 low emission 41 seater single deck buses to Bolton-based operator Atlantic Travel (GB) Ltd.
The Scottish Government has approved funding of up to £42 million between 4 October 2021 and 31 March 2022 to enable bus operators to maintain services while patronage recovers from the effects of COVID-19.
70 years ago newspapers reported on a crisis that was the start of three or four decades of bus patronage falls and service cuts.
The announcement came out on Sunday that all V/Line train services that day would be cancelled.
SNC-Lavalin, a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world, is pleased to announce that its consortium with Norda Stelo has been awarded a two-year contract by the Quebec Railway Company Rail SEC (Qc Rail), to undertake pre-feasibility and feasibility studies to assess the technical and economic viability of the development of a possible 370-kilometer railway in northern Quebec.
The RFQ covers design and delivery of the new subway stations as well as rail and systems work.
TekTracking describes CTA as “a modern control and communication platform specifically designed to vastly reduce the support costs demanded by legacy radio control technology suppliers.
“Railroads cannot achieve long-term prosperity and remain viable businesses through massive cost-cutting—rather than cost controls—and providing shareholders instant gratification through share repurchases,”
NORTH American Class 1 Canadian National (CN) has released its new strategic and financial value creation plan, “Full Speed Ahead – Redefining Railroading,” after its counteroffer to acquire fellow Class 1 Kansas City Southern (KCS) was unsuccessful.
Transport for NSW has awarded the RailConnect joint venture a contract to supply a further 56 Mariyung double-deck electric multiple-unit cars, increasing the New Intercity Fleet to a total of 610 vehicles.
During the 10-day Sydney Harbour Bridge shutdown in January, screens displaying real-time interchange information guided commuters arriving at Wynyard and North Sydney stations.
Alstom has secured two contracts from Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) and Sydney Trains to design, supply and provide long-term service support for European Train Control System Level 2 (ETCS) trackside signalling technology.
Queensland Rail is boosting reliability of facilities at its busiest transport hub, with two 40-year-old escalators set to be replaced at Central Station’s outer concourse from October.
TRANSPORT for New South Wales (TfNSW) has awarded the RailConnect NSW joint venture of Hyundai Rotem, Mitsubishi Electric Australia and UGL Rail a contract extension for a further 56 double-deck EMU cars for the Mariyung fleet.
The world may be ever so slowly reopening after Covid, but the familiar spectre of overtourism has come back to haunt the travel sector.
Three out of five transport workers have been verbally or physically attacked since the start of the pandemic, new research suggests.
According to researchers Oxford Economics, UK rail was helping to drive growth, investment and jobs right across the UK in 2019, the last year for which full data is available.
“Getting vaccinated remains one of the most important ways we can protect each other and our community.
The London Underground has seen its busiest rush hour morning since March 2020, according to Transport for London (TfL) data.
In a speech at Paris Gare de Lyon during an event held on September 17 to mark 40 years since the launch of TGV services, President Emmanuel Macron announced the revival of plans to expand the TGV network, describing the 2020s as ‘the decade of the TGV’.
Kombiverkehr started operating one more weekly train between Ludwigshafen and Barcelona Morrot terminal.
Are rail freight possibilities in Ukraine higher than most people expect?
PASSENGER numbers on the Madrid – Barcelona high-speed line were higher during August than they were during the same month in 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic says Spanish infrastructure manager Adif AV.
Alstom has announced that it has handed over the 1st of 26 locomotives to Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları (TCDD).
On Thursday, September 9th, we headed south to my grandparents in the Hudson Valley.
There were 67 sightings for this week; This is 7 sightings less than last week.
There were 74 sightings for this week; This is 5 sightings less than last week.
On Friday afternoon we made our way up to the Adirondack Live Steamers.
One week ago I heard that 252 had broken apart just north of Plattsburgh- with over 200 cars!
An extensive safety review of the ARTC rail corridors occurred today following an earthquake of approximately 6.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has harnessed the skills of multi-national construction firm Laing O’Rourke for the delivery of civil works for Inland Rail sections in Northern NSW and Southern Queensland.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has harnessed the skills of multi-national construction firm Laing O’Rourke for the delivery of civil works for Inland Rail sections in Northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has engaged global leaders in sustainable solutions for infrastructure to deliver the Inland Rail Southern Civil Works Program valued at more than $1.
The Government will fund a business case for the extension of the Inland Rail line from Toowoomba to the Port of Gladstone.
THE government of Brazil and the state of Minas Gerais have announced a Reais 3.
Belgian locomotive manufacturer John Cockerill is to set up an assembly plant in the Novo Cavaleiros district in the city of Macaé in Rio de Janeiro state.
Testing has started of the first of 21 Impuls 2 five-car EMUs being built by Newag for Warsaw commuter rail operator SKM.
BRAZIL’s Ministry of Infrastructure is assessing applications by four companies to build 10 new lines totalling 3300km, representing an investment of Reais 53.
Designating this month as ‘Railway September’, the government has introduced legislation to simplify the process of authorising the construction of new rail projects.
Anyone who has visited the area over the past few months can’t have missed the huge amount of street works going on, as part of plans to revamp the road layout around Aldwych and Strand.
A short post.
How well do you understand recycling?
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.
I built this model about a little more than year ago (I think!
I’ve been getting quite a lot of work done on the module, thanks to the upcoming Massena train show.
Two posts ago I installed a triple bracket signal to act as the Home for Wollar station and yard.
Back to the model railway!
As part of my "Finishing Stuff" campaign that I started back in March of last year, I recently painted a 3-bay covered hopper car, two woodchip cars, and a 2-bay covered hopper to be used in sand service.
Ken Jones visited the Apedale Valley Light Railway Transport Show on 29th August and has sent us the following photographs.
The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway has confirmed that their flagship steam locomotive, “The Earl”, is back in service hauling steam trains.
The Eastleigh Lakeside Railway in Hampshire, has announced that they are now offering Day Rover Tickets for passengers wanting more rides.
Jurassic, a 118-year-old steam locomotive, has been back in steam at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway in Skegness.
Yesterday was prototype day at the Adirondack Live Steamers.
Transport for New South Wales and Sydney Trains have awarded Alstom two contracts to design, supply and support ETCS Level 2 trackside equipment.
A $20 million contract has been awarded to deliver major electrical works at Dubbo’s Mindyarra Maintenance Centre in New South Wales.
CIMIC Group company UGL, as a member of the RailConnect NSW joint venture, has been awarded a contract extension by Transport for NSW to increase the size of the Mariyung Fleet, and install an additional transformer at the maintenance facility at Kangy Angy on the NSW Central Coast.
Container logistics operator, ACFS Port Logistics, has expanded its NSW intermodal container yard by 2,000 TEU.
Divers are trying to block a slow leak in the diesel tank of a 50-tonne locomotive at the bottom of Picton harbour, as specialist airbags are prepared to float and recover the rail shunter on Friday.
City Rail Link expects a rapid and successful return to work at its Auckland construction sites today, with strict health and safety protocols operating in line with the New Zealand Government’s COVID Alert Level 3 announcement.
City Rail Link expects a rapid and successful return to work at its Auckland construction sites on Wednesday, with strict health and safety protocols operating in line with the New Zeraland Government’s Covid-19 Alert Level 3 announcement.
Construction of Auckland’s Light Rail network won’t start before 2024 according to the government’s just-released
NEW Zealand national railway KiwiRail has reported an improved surplus of $NZ 63.
National railway KiwiRail is to launch a weekday freight service between Auckland and Christchurch from October, boosting capacity between the North and South islands in time for the peak season and while the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting other modes.
There is a window of opportunity needing to be seized following the release of a tender into the relocation of the Darwin Passenger Railway Terminal.
A study looking at the viability of transporting cattle on rail to Darwin and South Australia is being conducted by the NT Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade.
The Territory is shifting.
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.
Last month, I journeyed to Montréal, a city I have visited many times in the last three decades, to see how much progress it has made in reining in the car culture, creating more livable communities, encouraging cycling, making roadways safer and, most important, bringing back freedom to inhabitants long oppressed by car drivers.
For far too long, the rhetoric around mobility in the active transportation field has been deeply rooted in White supremacy, classism, and other intersecting oppressions that violate our fundamental and collective human rights.
Skillful new House legislation that will be folded into the Democrat’s reconciliation package could help restore some of what sustainable transportation advocates lost during the negotiations over the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill — without technically breaking President Biden’s promises to the GOP that many thought would shut the door on further money for transit and equity.
David Shorr serves as an alderperson on the city council in Stevens Point, Wisconsin and was at the center of a rancorous battle over a road diet on Stanley Street for his first two years in office.
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California.
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California.
President Biden says he’s taking action to cool deadly urban heat islands — which are located disproportionately in communities of color — but advocates say he isn’t doing enough to address one of the phenomenon’s biggest root causes: America’s overbuilt, auto-centric road network.
Two weeks ago, the fight over cars in Golden Gate Park seemed to come to a compromise.
With the recall behind him, Bay Area advocates are hoping Governor Gavin Newsom will spend his new-found political capital by signing legislation near and dear to them (which it seems he’s already started to do).
A study into how to improve walking and cycling around the Royal Docks in east London has opened, and there will be public investigative tours over the next couple of weeks.
Pacific National is increasing its services to keep Australia’s supply chain moving during the pandemic.
The vaccination of COVID-19 to essential freight workers should be accelerated says Pacific National chief executive Paul Scurrah.
Pacific National Australia has thanked the New South Wales government for providing additional resources for COVID testing of essential freight workers at Taree.
A report into an incident at Kiama, on behalf of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, has emphasised risk controls measures to avoid a reoccurence.
Significant investment and job generator during COVID economic recovery
Hosted by Grain Trade Australia (GTA), the Australian Grain Industry Conference (AGIC) will present its AGIC Asia 2021 conference as a virtual event on March 3.
Funding for the Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative (PBRI) has been renewed in 2020, the International Year of Plant Health, which will strengthen coordination across the Australian plant industry sector on biosecurity research, according to minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud.
Ports Australia has welcomed three new members from both local and international corporations.
In an industry-first, Ports Australia has launched a detailed trade statistics resource, which collates and exhibits the ports sector’s trade data.
Today we reach our 2.
Qube Holdings has revealed it will write down up to $215 million on a loss-making import-export rail terminal at its Moorebank freight hub as it signed off on a deal to sell land and warehouses to a consortium led by the Logos Property Group.
ASX-listed Qube Holdings is not one to shy away from a deal in the Australian transport sector - however the coal exposure inside Macquarie’s One Rail Australia has given it pause for thought.
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.
The collision in Westwood, central Queensland, claimed one life and left several others injured.
An increase in near miss incidents at regional railway crossings has sparked a serious safety reminder for the school holidays, as well as a $500,000 investment in new CCTV technology in Northern Queensland.
Gympie man and rail enthusiast John Hermann shares more of his recollections, and his dreams for the future of a new tourist railway to the north.
The Queensland government has given the go-ahead for a $250 million vanadium mine near Julia Creek that it says will pioneer production of a globally sought-after new economy mineral, and support up to 400 regional jobs.
A truck has become stuck under a railway bridge in Brisbane’s inner-south, causing delays on both road and rail.
ScotRail has been celebrating after winning awards at the annual National Rail Awards.
Southern has confirmed that it was named Passenger Operator of the Year at this year’s National Rail Awards.
Although the rail freight industry is known to be traditional and old-fashioned, there are many innovative ideas being presented every year.
It’s the final countdown
ABOARD THE CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR.
Railway signal manufacturer Aldridge has achieved Authorised Engineering Organisation status, recognising its excellence in innovation and engineering.
NR’s Accelerated Innovation programme approached Intoware last year as information on its track renewals was not being fully captured and utilised efficiently across the network.
Cortec’s VpCI-395 primer is a fast drying, two-component (2K) water-based epoxy one-coat system that can be applied directly to metal for use as a protective primer in harsh, unsheltered outdoor applications.
PART 1, THE CASE FOR SYSTEM SAFETY: Industry 4.
Bottom Line: It’s just hard to beat a Roomette.
First, let’s be clear that the opinions I share with you are based on just a few meals served under very different conditions.
Australia is big and it has some great options when it comes to rail travel.
I stood it for as long as I could.
There are five bedrooms on the upper level of an Amtrak Superliner sleeping car.
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 London Transport Museum has been selling transport moquette socks for a while, but now they’ve brought out a bumper pack of socks.
On this date in 1935, railroad executive William Wallace Atterbury died in Philadelphia at the age of 69.
Doncaster's Rail Heritage Centre which takes centre stage inside Danum Gallery, Library and Museum has been officially opened.
In this addendum to the articles already written about the Forest of Dean, we take a general look at the Forest through the eyes of Humphrey Household.
Back in the midsts of time I always wanted a complete set of British Rail ‘Standards’.
West Somerset Railway (WSR) plc chairman Jonathan Jones-Pratt said that the line’s financial fortunes during the peak summer period were better than expected.
Steam services returned to the Llangollen Railway on Saturday, August 21.
A West Coast Railways steam locomotive will be heading to Carlisle this Thursday (23rd September 2021) as it heads a section of The Dalesman.
The low leg of Curve 13 (just on the Castlemaine side of Muckleford) will be our next re-railing victim.
The Gwili Vintage Carriage Group has announced that it has reached its first fundraising milestone to allow Taff Vale No.
By the early 1960s, BR’s aim to eliminate steam traction was all too evident.
Century-old Norfolk Southern bridge set to be repaired in the coming months
Steam nostalgia and railway history at its best, Steam Days is the monthly magazine dedicated to all steam railway enthusiasts.
Editor’s Note: September is Safety Month in the North American railway industry.
This week, we’re joined by Dr.
“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.
Ural Locomotives has obtained Customs Union approval for its 3 kV DC 3ES6 and 4ES6 locomotives, which are based on the 2ES6 twin-section design with one or two intermediate sections added to provide additional power.
TESTING on part of the Moscow Big Circle Line (BCL) began on September 14, following the completion of three new stations on the 17.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD), the government of Sakhalin Oblast, Rosatom and Transmashholding (TMH) have signed a protocol declaring the Sakhalin hydrogen railway project feasible.
Two multilateral agreements have been signed to explore the potential for autonomous operation of hydrogen-powered trains in Sakhalin oblast.
Russian Railways is planning to use platooning technology to operate flights of up to five freight trains next year using radio data exchange between locomotives to create a virtual coupling.
Workers on Gawler’s rail line electrification project are failing drug tests, and there have been hundreds of safety incidents.
South Australia’s public transport system is taking another step towards becoming greener and more energy efficient, with hybrid energy technologies being adopted for more than half of the existing fleet of diesel trains.
The number of complaints per 100,000 journeys on Adelaide's public transport system rises again as people return to the city's buses, trains and trams.
Gawler rail line delays continue frustrating commuters again as the government gives no clear end date of the electrification upgrade.
The completion of the long-delayed electrification of Adelaide's Gawler train line has now been shunted off until 2022, angering commuters who have been forced onto substitute buses since last year.
Tom Pavic-Ryan reflects on 11 years of being a guide on the West Coast Wilderness Railway.
It's a remarkable feat of engineering, and now there's a push to have this west coast railway added to the national heritage list.
TasRail is finalising negotiations with a Tasmanian business on the design and construction contract for its new shiploader at Burnie.
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.
RAILWAY AGE, DECEMBER 2020 ISSUE: Industry 4.
GARRANDALE, Britain, has developed Cleartrak, a sustainable train toilet waste treatment system that deals with waste on the train during operation, removing the maintenance of the Controlled Emission Tank (CET) from the depot work schedule.
Various sensor platforms are installed on the bogie, which record acceleration and vibrations, as well as bumps in the wheel-rail contact during operation.
Though it actually started in the 1980s, building information modeling, or “BIM,” only began making real headway into construction around the turn of the millennium.
THE technology is housed in a space-saving and robust casing installed directly next to the track.
Dovetail Games has announced that Xbox Game Pass now includes Train Sim World 2.
KWVR Stock Addon DEALS
This tutorial for installation of Diesel rolling stock, sound and cabviewI’m giving sound and cabview folder for Alco and Emd locos.
Dovetail Games, makers of Train Sim World 2, has announced that the Cathcart Circle Line has been released for Train Sim World 2.
MSTS Indian Railway Vidarbha Route Part 1.
The Wolverhampton City Centre Metro extension project has reached a milestone, with the first section of tram tracks installed outside the city’s renovated railway station.
Concerns have been raised that some families in the Gold Coast Indigenous community have not been adequately included in parts of the light rail consultation process by a local cultural heritage group.
The USDOT estimates that the loans will save Sound Transit—the regional transit system serving the Seattle and Central Puget Sound area in Washington state—more than $630 million over their term and help move the agency projects forward.
THE city council of Hamilton, Ontario, has ratified a decision made during the city council meeting on September 8 to reinitiate the project to build a 14km light rail line in the city.
The Austin Transit Partnership unanimously passed the amount on Sept.
East Midlands Railway has been reprimanded by the advertising watchdog after it failed to award a promised £5,000 prize in a competition due to the “poor quality of entries”.
National Rail double arrow logo goes green in new campaign ahead of COP26.
Glasgow Central has showcased a major step forward in the reduction of carbon in rail freight.
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has launched a new green initiative in Brighton to mark National Recycling Week.
Plans to improve Stratford station in East London have taken a step forward after funding for initial studies was secured.
At TTX, Bagato succeeds Patrick B.
Short line Indiana Rail Road (INRD) is planning a multiyear expansion of intermodal facilities for customers that want service to and from the Indianapolis market and Canadian and U.
Electrified high-speed rail, serving as the backbone of the state rail system, will meet the state’s mobility and development goals by providing a system that connects communities, enhances economic opportunity, reduces emissions, and creates the most sustainable travel option for future generations.
That is because the contractor finished the job, which replaces an at-grade rail crossing, two months early.
Central to BNSF’s pivot was our Technical Research & Development (TR&D) group, which went from reviewing the safety and effectiveness of a few cleaning and disinfecting products each month to reviewing more than 500 in the span of three months.
Due to a magnitude 6.
We are seeking input from the commercial ports sector to shape the development of the new Victorian Commercial Ports Strategy for the next 30 years.
Victoria’s Department of Transport has formally awarded Alstom a €300m contract to supply 25 six-car X’trapolis 2·0 electric multiple-units to increase capacity on the Melbourne suburban network.
V/Line has recently taken delivery of its newest and first on Standard Gauge Vlocity set.
Work will soon be underway to bring VLocity trains to Victoria’s south-west for the first time, as construction progresses on the overhaul of the Warrnambool line.
Public transport preparations for this Saturday’s AFL Grand Final at Optus Stadium in Perth are well underway, with every bus and train to be out on the network.
Mining company Roy Hill has ordered a Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric heavy-haul freight locomotive.
Mining company Roy Hill has ordered a Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric heavy-haul freight locomotive.
AUSTRALIAN heavy-haul rail and port operator Roy Hill has ordered a FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive from Wabtec for use on its 344km 1435mm-gauge iron-ore railway in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
WA Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has reintroduced the Government Railways Amendment Bill to the State Parliament.
Due to protests in the city
Due to earthquake damage in Chapel Street near Duke Street
Due to earthquake damage in Chapel Street near Duke Street
Critical infrastructure projects will continue during current COVID restrictions.
Elizabeth Street trams have resumed along their normal lines following an earlier disruption.