A historic carriage has been destroyed in a suspicious fire at the Canberra Railway Museum, just hours before its reopening.
THREE years after the Canberra Railway Museum spiralled into liquidation, the museum is now ready to re-open its doors.
A popular genre of computer game allows players to design and create civilisations from the ground up.
No matter where one stands on the light rail issue, everyone agrees that the next stage to Commonwealth Park and beyond to Woden is going to cost a motza.
The ACT light rail has been green-lit to expand after the ACT Government approved the business case for 2A from Alinga Street station to Commonwealth Park.
The next 120 km section of the Chinese-built Standard Gauge Railway was formally inaugurated by President Uhuru Kenyatta on October 16.
The Nigerian Federal Government has awarded a $3.
A ceremony at Lobito’s main station on October 3 marked the final handover of the Benguela Railway to the government from construction company China Railway 20 Bureau Group.
Two prototype third class coaches for Egyptian National Railways were unveiled when Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir visited Transmashholding’s Tver Carriage Works in Russia on October 4.
The Flightradar24 blog has a new look!
Swiss is grounding its A220 (née C Series) fleet for inspections after a series of issues with the aircraft’s Pratt and Whitney engines.
The ‘Qantas 100’ 787 Dreamliner has rolled out of the paint shop wearing a special livery commemorating Qantas’ upcoming centenary.
KLM celebrates its 100th anniversary today, making it the oldest airline in the world still operating with its original name.
German automobile manufacturer Porsche AG and American multinational corporation Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace.
Russian Railways Chief Executive Oleg Belozerov, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev and Saudi Railway Co CEO Dr Bashar Al Malik signed a co-operation agreement in Riyadh on October 14.
Project promoter Etihad Rail has awarded Hitachi Rail STS the 1·6bn dirham railway systems & integration contract for Stage 2 of the national network
UAE-based Etihad Rail has awarded an AED1.
Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, approved the award during a board meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Etihad Rail.
The fire, which injured 11 people, broke out on the top floor of Jeddah station on September 29 and lasted for 15 hours.
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 Central government to soon announce discounts in Delhi Metro fares for senior citizens & students as a technology-based solution has been found to implement the same.
Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) has released a video capturing the Aerial view of the upcoming CST metro station on the Metro 3 line.
A summary record agreement for the Java North Line Upgrading Project to provide ‘medium-speed’ operation on the 720 km Jakarta – Surabaya route on the island of Java has been signed by the Ministry of Transportation and Japan International Co-operation Agency following two years of negotiations.
In the second year of full-fledged operations of phase I of Namma Metro, the farebox revenue of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has increased from ₹281 crores in 2017- 18 to ₹ 355 crores in 2018-19, registering a growth of 26.
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL), has awarded Ardanuy Ingeniería a contract to design 750 V DC third-rail power supply and SCADA systems for two lines to be developed under its network expansion program.
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!
Aurizon is claiming rights it says are contained in a 2006 Rights of First Refusal Agreement between Aurizon, GWI and their subsidiaries.
Aurizon is suing US railroad company Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) over the sale of G&W’s Australian assets to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and Dutch pension fund manager PGGM.
The loss of 200,000 people would not much change Melbourne or Sydney, but those numbers moving to Geelong or Wollongong would create huge disruption
A would-be developer’s vision involves building eight cities between Melbourne and Sydney.
Though it is tempting to see setbacks in the development of high-speed rail around the world, Torkel Patterson – Vice- Chairman of the International High Speed Rail Association (IHRA) – believes we are entering a golden age of high-speed rail.
Governments are looking to fast rail services to regional cities to relieve population pressures in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
It’s nothing much right now, but this land outside Sydney is due to undergo a transformation that could set back high-speed rail for 40 years.
Go North East, has invested £1.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) floats tender to run AC e-feeder buses service.
First York passengers on bus services 11 & 12 are set to benefit this month with a bus upgrade providing improved travelling comfort together with lower engine emissions.
Glasgow Airport introduced a fleet of zero-emission electric buses to its car park operation on October 8.
The Southampton & District Transport Heritage Trust recently held a weekend of events to celebrate a number of Transport related anniversaries pertaining to the City.
While recent funding has supported emergency repairs, GWC estimates that $C40 million of capital investment is required over the next five years to maintain safe operation on the Sudbury – Sault Ste.
The rail industry is watching whether Alberta’s government will allow for more crude oil volumes to travel via freight rail.
The project cost an estimated C$2.
It is that time of the year when staff members in different major departments within each Class I railroad lay out their expectations for next year’s budgets.
While extremely cold temperatures are usually a factor that Canadian National (NYSE: CNI) considers when drafting its operational plan for winters, in the 2019-2020 winter season the railway also had to grapple with forecasting volumes amid various trade uncertainties.
More than 500 peak hour commuters were evacuated from Sydney's Town Hall station on Monday morning.
Commuters at Milson's Point station are told to "get out and walk over the Harbour Bridge" as two separate incidents on Sydney's rail network spark long delays and morning peak-hour chaos on several lines.
Commuters at Milson's Point station are told to "get out and walk over the Harbour Bridge" as two separate incidents on Sydney's rail network spark long delays and peak-hour chaos on several lines.
A 79-year-old man sacked as a Sydney Trains team leader after two serious safety incidents has been ordered to pay costs after prolonging an unsuccessful unfair dismissal claim.
Services on the North Shore line are experiencing delays due to a car on the tracks at Waitara.
A new supervisory board for Rail Baltica project promotor RB Rail AS was approved by the national shareholders from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on October 15.
Although production hasn’t started yet, we can already show you a preview of the interior of the 32 new Omneo Premium electric multiple units (EMU) that SNCF Mobilités and the French Centre-Val de Loire region have ordered from Bombardier.
The agreement will cover mutual training within specific fields, joint workshops, study visits and technical assistance.
The South Tirol regional government has extended transport authority STA’s contract to manage local transport infrastructure until 2030.
Back in 2003, a consortium of Stadler, Bombardier Transportation, and ŽOS Vrútky assembled six diesel multiple units based on Stadler’s GTW 2/6 concept.
Today we headed to the station again to catch the 1949-built Pennsy buffet lounge Colonial Crafts going back to NYC.
This is a speeder owned by a NARCOA (North American Railcar Operators Association) member who regularly operates it in NARCOA events.
Today’s Northbound Adirondack Consist included Pennsylvania Railroad buffet lounge Colonial Crafts.
The Tahmoor coalies are pretty frequent these days.
There were 74 sightings for this week; This is 10 sightings less than last week.
The Federal Government will fast-track investigation into opportunities for three communities in the Parkes electorate to access the benefits of the Inland Rail.
The Inland Rail project team is consulting the landowners and stakeholders for the border to Gowrie section of the railway alignment it will then take to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process.
Amid concerns of residents in Brisbane’s south, the Queensland Government has given Prime Minister Scott Morrison a list of demands for the controversial inland rail project.
The proposed route of Australia’s ambitious inland rail project connecting NSW to Melbourne and Brisbane will be scrutinised in an inquiry following concerns from the state’s farmers.
Imagine a giant spine.
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), which represents railway sector employers, and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), which represents employees, are starting the negotiations of an EU level agreement aimed at promoting the employment of women in the sector.
Rolling stock manufacturer Hitachi Rail has published concepts for ‘train stations of the future’, which could use robots and digital technology to improve passenger experiences.
The rail – one of the most valuable track assets.
What rail industry requirements can be met with DARI®?
Do you think the rail freight industry still lacks a deep understanding of how innovative technology can add value to network activity?
Deep under a central London office block can be found a warren of shops — all selling silverware in small rooms behind a bank vault of an entrance.
It is with great sadness that we have to report the death on October 14 of Richard Hope, at the age of 85, following several years of ill health.
Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers says Prime Minister Scott Morrison is "kidding himself" on the economy as the International Monetary Fund slashes its global growth outlook to the lowest level in a decade.
Readers will know the term greenwashing – companies or governments promoting trivial or irrelevant environmental sentiments as a substitute for hard action to minimise the impact of their goods or services on the environment.
To mark the 50th anniversary of that famous record cover, a manhole cover next to the zebra crossing has been revamped with an image of the event.
Post the Sydney Exhibition its time for a blog de brief.
As the Cardkits campaign was successful, the maker decided to extend the project, with extra products: supermarket, ambulance, heli.
I spent a happy couple of hours at the weekend helping to operate on one of the Greenock club's layouts at a local exhibition in Renfrewshire and renewing my acquaintance with all things standard gauge.
After a long summer it is good to be back to the layout.
This week has found me getting things set up for our first real operating session coming up.
Ken Jones has visited Bridge View narrow gauge railway in Coventry
That’s right, your eyes don’t deceive you!
No, sadly I’m not talking about a visiting engine from a quaint narrow gauge line in Europe!
As the design and manufacture stage of the project is virtually complete, and the workshop staff complete the finishing touches, here’s what we’ve been up to since last time.
Night time train rides will be all the rage at the Illawarra Light Railway Museum this Saturday.
Fifty years ago, on Saturday, October 11, 1969, regular steam-hauled passenger trains operated for the last time on the main southern line - and many locals gathered at stations in Macarthur to see them off.
It’s been nearly two years since Transport Minister Andrew Constance introduced the “timetable that Sydney needed” but for western Sydney train commuters, the headache continues to worsen with poor on-time running, delays and growing frustrations.
NSW Shadow Cabinet is deciding whether to vote to close the Great Northern rail line to make way for a rail trail.
The NSW Labor leader has accused Transport Minister Andrew Constance of trying to ‘smuggle’ out news of the planned Carlingford Rail Line closure.
The North Coast rail line has reopened after a week of around-the-clock repairs to fix infrastructure damaged in ravaging bushfires.
A daily log train from Whanganui to Port Taranaki is expected reduce traffic congestion and road repairs, and save costs for log exporters.
Lankhorst will supply its KLP hybrid polymer sleepers, which are manufactured using a high-grade ductile polymer made from 100% recycled plastic, which encases reinforcing steel bars.
KiwiRail has selected Lankhorst Engineered Products as the winner of a contract to supply polymer sleepers over at least three years.
Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey says a Government decision to spend $120 million sinking a double-tracked railway line through the heart of New Lynn has saved the town from destruction.
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.
WITH one week to go until nominations close, a big field is now likely to contest the Katherine Town Council elections.
ONE of the most well known if imponderable landmarks in the Northern Territory outback town of Katherine is a ancient piece of graffiti on the town’s famous railway bridge.
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.
No matter where you are in your business’s journey – whether you have been profitable for years with a committed global customer base or you are introducing the world to something new
The Canon 77D cameraI bought a new camera body a while ago - a Canon 77D.
Right now, the writing’s on the wall for Australia’s major cities when it comes to liveability and transport connectivity.
The Ministry of Power, Government of India has issued revised standards and guidelines for charging infrastructure for Electric Vehicles to be set up in various cities including highways.
Initially a way to provide rural churchgoers with a more dignified ride to town, the ute caused decades of challenges for automotive engineers.
A tax on motorists entering the city in peak hour would create travel time savings comparable with the construction of mega toll roads such as the West Gate Tunnel and the North East Link.
Teams of engineering students from more than 20 countries will converge next week in Darwin to chase the future of solar-powered travel.
A commonly used tool in European countries for planning periodic rail networks is the netgraph.
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.
Rail companies Aurizon and Pacific National have filed notices of cross appeal with the Federal Court as they prepare for hearings on the competition watchdog's attempts to block the $205 million sale of Aurizon's Acacia Ridge freight rail hub.
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.
One of Australia's leading rail freight companies says it is willing to service Adani's Carmichael mine, despite an intense campaign by environmentalists aimed at dissuading companies from dealing with Adani.
One of the original mining towns in the famous Bowen Basin, Collinsville, marks 100 years of coal dominating the local economy.
A group of ageing heritage railway volunteers say Queensland Rail and Townsville City Council are giving them a “raw deal” over long-held plans for a railway museum.
This page cover the section on the North Coast Line from Parana to Iveragh the line is owned and operated by Queensland Rail.
A TRAIN driver was injured when his empty ore train collided with four rail wagons at Rio Tinto’s Andoom mine near Weipa in Far-North Queensland on September 22.
Matrix will be participating in the INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION (IREE) 2019 to be held in New Delhi from 22nd to 24th October 2019.
Seymour Railway Heritage Centre invites you on a very special North East Standard Gauge train tour to Albury on Saturday 23rd November, 2019.
On this day 216 years ago, Robert Stephenson was born – the only son of Father of the Railways.
How did your career in rail begin and what does your current job involve?
Floor space at the InnoTrans 2020 trade fair is now booked up, a year before the 13th InnoTrans event opens its doors on September 22 2020.
German open-access rail operator FlixTrain has revealed plans to add new routes and additional stops to its long-distance rail services.
Traditional insulation and non-combustibility are easily glossed-over topics.
A fleet of locomotives built in the US by the National Railway Equipment Company has a role many, many miles away
A few more bits are appearing on 130.
Malaysian civil engineering group Gamuda Bhd has agreed to purchase a 50% stake in Australian contractor Martinus Rail Pty Ltd, citing potential opportunities in the country’s pipeline of current and future railway projects.
EdinburghScotland again, but by a very special train this timeI have just taken the plunge and booked a trip through the Scottish Highlands on Belmond's Royal Scotsman, a very special trip to celebrate a special wedding anniversary next summer.
A sustained gastro outbreak on the Indian Pacific train from Sydney to Perth has left more than 100 passengers sick, including two who had to be hospitalised.
The train journey traverses eight cities in nine hours, and there are plenty of sights and grand luxury hotels to enjoy along the ride.
I recently had an interesting conversation with an Australian lady at Yarmouth bus station on the Isle of Wight.
I was on a mission, a mission to catch the tiniest National Rail train in England (possibly the smallest heavy rail passenger train in the world), on England’s shortest branch line.
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.
All 430 (is he) sleepers from yesterday had their pads installed before being placed to the side of the track.
To stand on Sawmill Rd and look either way, it’s just concrete sleepers as far as the eye can see.
Well today was a very big day for the VGR with the official “Turning of the first sod” for the Service Re-orientation Project.
NJT is a state-run public agency, with all the associated “challenges” (problems, in un-politically correct terms) such an organization faces: Meddling politicians, funding shortfalls—you know what I’m talking about, no need to expand here!
The day started with heads down, bums up.
What were the top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Oct.
Having just reviewed Kristoffer Bæk and Pasha Omelekhin’s superb new rail map for Copenhagen (October 2019, 4.
Craig Waters, Editor, said: “Global Railway Review is committed to keeping our readers informed of current and future rail industry developments.
A great example of late 1970s American transit map design from Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) with thick, chunky route lines, minimalist design sensibilities and tightly letter-spaced sans serif headings.
The Star Barn in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is one spectacular barn to see.
Did you know we have a dedicated fleet for tackling the thousands of tonnes of leaves that fall on the railway each autumn?
Is there anything worth seeing in Richmond, Virginia?
Eurosib SPb - Transport Systems has awarded United Wagon Co’s Tikhvin plant a contract to supply 400 Type 13-6903 container wagons by February 2020.
The last two posts have been rather sombre affairs so I thought I would take it up a notch before the month is out.
The key document defining the digital transformation of the Russian railways by 2025 is its ‘Digital Transformation Strategy’
Leasing company VTG Rail Russia has awarded United Wagon Co a contract to supply 150 flat wagons for carrying timber products.
Fertiliser producer PhosAgro Group has ordered a further 56 molten sulphur tank wagons from United Wagon Co.
RM Rail has begun mass production of Type 13-1284 high-capacity container flat wagons, following work to modernise its Ruzkhimmash factory in Saransk.
A train with containers from Japan was dispatched from the port of Vladivostok to Moscow using only electronic documents, which RZD says reduced the time it takes to process documents at the port by four days.
A transport company seeking lucrative contracts to run Adelaide's public transport networks has shared fake quotes of former Labor ministers in an apparent bid to assist the South Australian Liberal Government press its case for rail privatisation.
South Australian tram and train drivers fear their jobs will become insecure when the state's rail network is privatised.
South Australia's Opposition says it will reverse the State Government's plan to privatise Adelaide's train and tram services if elected in 2022.
The entire Adelaide train fleet will be checked after an engine on the Grange line caught alight last month.
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.
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.
Member for Bass Bridget Archer confirmed she is seeking to have federal funding for the North East Rail Trail extended.
A Legislative Council inquiry into the future of the North-East rail corridor has supported the establishment of both a heritage railway and a rail trail.
A new app and website have been launched and is encouraging people to record details of all the buildings around them.
These huge volumes of data cannot be processed effectively with most planning or operational software that exist in the rail industry today.
In May, Trump added Huawei to the Entity List by executive order, forbidding US companies from working with Huawei without a government-issued license.
While the DPA said that the technology giant is in compliance with the agreements made following an investigation concluded at the beginning of the year, but the firm's remote collection of data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro may violate rules.
The collaboration was confirmed by Makan Delrahim, head of antitrust at the Department of Justice.
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!
Underframe of Stuttgart horse tram as seen in picture on wall
Valencienne trams don't seem to have the usual French panache.
This year's tour was mainly based in Mannheim, but o the was there we had 2 nights in De Panne for the coastal tramway.
The chief recommendation of a Transport NSW review into cyclist safety in Newcastle has excluded cyclists from using the mixed running section of the light rail.
The Union Urban Affairs Ministry & Delhi Metro rail corporation (DMRC) board approved Corridor Kirti Nagar-Dwarka, DMRC approving Metrolite 20-Km line from Kirti Nagar to Dwarka sector 25 currently.
The ongoing works at West Hampstead Overground station have seen lifts come into operation several weeks after the new footbridge opened.
The Department for Transport published its five-year Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline on October 16, listing projects to increase to the capabilities of the rail network in England & Wales where development is being funded through the enhancements budget for Control Period 6 (2019-24).
A cluster of towers planned for the bankside area is likely to go ahead after one of the developers committed to the plans.
Created to inform the Government-commissioned Oakervee Review of HS2, which will soon report to the Department for Transport (DfT) on the future of the high-speed rail project.
The dedication, hard-work and enthusiasm of staff and volunteers responsible for keeping Britain’s railways running are at the heart of Stations Day celebrations today (15 October).
A high-tech supplier for the freight and transit rail industries, Wabtec’s origins began in Western Pennsylvania with founder George Westinghouse Jr.
OmniTRAX is SGIH’s master developer.
There are many previous examples, but let’s just look at three reported on that single day, Sept.
Former FRA Administrator and current MTA Board Sarah Feinberg spoke with me at length about all things transit.
Updated to include comment from the Association of American Railroads
Avalon Airport has commenced international operations, having received tremendous support from both the Australian and Victorian Governments.
More than 150 etiquette complaints have already been lodged by Melbourne public transport users this year, as train commuters get fed up with the poor train behaviour of other passengers.
Melbourne's second major container port should be built near Werribee, the Andrews government's infrastructure adviser says, but not for another 40 years or so.
For the residents of Ballarat and the region more broadly, there is apparently an end in sight for the 'long-suffering rail commuters'.
Political manoeuvring aside, an airport rail link that includes a stop at Sunshine will benefit regional passengers.
The tender to build the METRONET railcar assembly and maintenance facility has been released.
Leading national port-rail position confirmed in April
The WA government has expanded its level crossing removal program to as many as six crossings on the Armadale line, in addition to the Denny Avenue crossing slated for removal later this year.
The State Government is working on plans to boost phone coverage and install WiFi services on the Prospector.
The McGowan Government has submitted its business case for the Byford rail extension to Infrastructure Australia, and aims to start work on the project in 2021.
Thursday 17 October, 10.
Thousands of commuters on some of Melbourne's busiest tram lines will be forced onto replacement buses for two weeks as the Metro Tunnel enters a new phase of construction.
Route 58, 70, 75 and City Circle trams have resumed along normal lines following the earlier disruption.
Sunday 13 October, from 4.
Update: Planned Industrial Action withdrawn