The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Opposition’s National Rail Manufacturing Plan in its budget reply.
In the 2020-2021 budget unveiled by federal Treasurer Josh Frydenburg, the total infrastructure pipeline for the next 10 years grew to $110 billion, with a $14 billion increase this year.
States, local councils, and regional areas will benefit from major infrastructure spending in this year's Federal Budget with a significant boost to roads, bridges, rail, and community works.
States, local councils, and regional areas will benefit from major infrastructure spending in this year's Federal Budget with a significant boost to roads, bridges, rail, and community works.
The highly anticipated 2020-21 Federal Budget has been released and features significant funding for Australia’s infrastructure industry, with a $7.
The 1 435 mm gauge north-south railway linking Itakpe, Ajaokuta and Warri has been formally opened for commercial operation, following an inauguration ceremony at Agbor in Delta state.
The project includes the construction of new branch lines from Port Harcourt to Bonny and Owerri, and from Gombe to Damaturu and Gashua, minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, announced on October 7.
The Ghana Railways Development Authority (GRDA) has signed an agreement for the construction of a standard gauge railway line in the Ashanti Region.
Hundreds of kilometres of overhead cables, signalling wires and catenary masts have been stolen, affecting every Metrorail route in the province of Gauteng, South Africa’s economic heartland.
National Railways of Zimbabwe’s decision to terminate a US$400m recapitalisation agreement is being challenged in court by the Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group, which is seeking damages worth US$236m.
Last week we covered some of the more high-profile routes that carry (or once carried) the flight number 1.
There has been another development in the months-long battle against Canadian carriers and their issuance of vouchers in place of cash refunds.
Air France is maintaining flights to India as Lufthansa temporarily pulls the plug on its services to the subcontinent.
October is breast cancer awareness month.
Israel Railways began test running of electric trains between Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University and Hertzliya on September 6, following the completion of 25 kV 50 Hz electrification on the northern section of the Ayalon Corridor.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has approved the 8th edition of the Dubai Railway Protection Code of Practice.
Alstom has successfully supplied, tested and commissioned part of Cairo Metro line 3 - Ph4 with a total of 10 stations from Heliopolis to Adly Mansour.
In the invitation to tender for Packages 2B and C as part of Stage 2 of the new railway construction project, Vossloh was again awarded the contract for the supply of rail fasteners.
In addition, IR reported a 12% fall in revenues for the period to Shekels 1.
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.
Larsen & Toubro has been confirmed as low-bidder for the largest civil works contract on the planned Mumbai – Ahmedabad high speed line, the National High-Speed Rail Corp announced on October 19.
(Nikkei Asia) — Nippon Express, Japan’s top logistics company, will double the freight trains it operates between China and Europe next year, eager to capture rising customer interest in shifting from air to rail.
Construction of the 56.
China-Europe intermodal rail traffic over the port of Duisburg, Europe’s biggest inland port, almost doubled in the first nine months of 2020, year-on-year
Sri Lanka Railway is currently expanding it’s optical fiber network from Maradana Train control center to Maharagama for better control communication, expanding centralized train control and data communication.
Aurizon will invest $50m in low carbon locomotives such as battery and hydrogen-powered trains to meet a net zero goal by 2050.
Aurizon will invest $50m in low carbon locomotives such as battery and hydrogen-powered trains to meet a net zero goal by 2050.
Aurizon today released its inaugural Climate Strategy and Action Plan.
The Queensland Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by a group of miners over charges imposed by Aurizon for upgrades of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal at the Port of Gladstone.
Investigations into two freight rail incidents have begun and been completed this week.
Infrastructure investment approaches and international lessons are on the agenda for the videoconference public hearing on Monday, 14 September for the inquiry into
The Grattan Institute’s call to “
At the hearings of the parliamentary inquiry into financing of faster rail in June, Bob Bennett, co-convener of the Canberra-Sydney Rail Action Group, spoke of the "chilling effect" that the possibility of high speed rail has had, over years, on more modest upgrade proposals.
The federal government is mulling a value capture tax to recoup the costs of its ambitious program to build faster rail connections along the eastern seaboard.
I basically support C Williams' call for a national high-speed rail network (Letters, June 1), despite a report from the Grattan Institute which concludes that such a network would not be cost effective.
Yesterday, the online premiere of a 15m battery bus from Solaris – took place.
Like most routes, services 3, 4 and 14 were impacted by Stagecoach's changes in Hull on Sunday 30th August.
National Express had an amazing range of entries in their 'Driving Design' Competition It’s not easy getting a foot in the door as an artist, especially when it comes to finding a platform to showcase your work on.
Our posting today covers the use of LT type buses, that have been introduced ontoa route that ends 13 miles north of London, in the county of Hertfordshire.
Like Melton and Bacchus Marsh, the townsites of Kilmore and Wallan are not ideal for public transport.
Canadian Pacific has entered into an agreement to acquire full ownership of the Detroit River Tunnel Partnership, which owns the 2·6 km immersed tube tunnel that has linked Windsor in Canada with Detroit in the USA since 1910.
Lower volumes in the third quarter as a result of the coronavirus pandemic put pressure on Canadian railway CN’s (NYSE: CNI) third-quarter profit.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE:
Mexico-based Caxxor Group is seeking investors for a proposed North American trade corridor aimed at connecting the Mexican Pacific Coast with the United States and Canada through a new rail corridor.
Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE: CP) has inked a $312 million deal to acquire full ownership of the cross-border Detroit River Rail Tunnel from an Ontario pension fund affiliate, the company announced on Friday.
Every day, from dawn to way past dusk, more than a million Australians listen intently to what Taylor Owynns has to say.
People chasing ‘likes’ on social media post are being blamed for a spike in train incidents in New South Wales, the state’s transport minister has said.
The words from our Premier were so shocking - I couldn't believe my ears.
Software trial emerges from innovation challenge.
People with coronavirus caught a number of buses and trains around Sydney, NSW Health will announce this morning.
A £13m upgrade of the Oxford Tube service is now going ahead after being postponed due to coronavirus.
Mayors, Council Leaders and senior representatives from across the North’s local authorities will be told on Wednesday that there is an opportunity to build on ‘reset’ train services in the North and support the rail industry in regaining confidence and trust.
The Nokia Automated Analytics Solution (NAAS) for Access Control is capable of simultaneously scanning up to six people per second per camera, at an accuracy rate of 95% when scans are conducted under a light source of around 300 lumens.
Infrastructure leaders are calling for a rethink in the way that megaprojects are planned and delivered in a post COVID-19 world.
There is broad optimism in the infrastructure sector that the pipeline of work will continue and the shocks felt during COVID will not be long lasting.
Trial running has started with the first diesel locomotive to be equipped with Alstom’s latest ETCS onboard equipment as part of the national ERTMS programme.
One of 18 Alstom Lint 54 diesel multiple-units ordered by the Land of Baden-Württemberg’s rolling stock body SFBW for use on Hohenzollerische Landesbahn services was unveiled by locally-owned operator SWEG on October 15.
Transport infrastructure agency Väylä has started testing FFU synthetic sleepers from Sekisui on the 1 524 mm gauge national network, to assess their suitability for use in very low temperatures.
‘More than €17bn is being spent on railway projects across the whole country’, said Federal Minister for Climate Protection Leonore Gewessler on October 16, announcing with Austrian Federal Railways CEO Andreas Matthä ‘the biggest railway investment package that the Republic has ever seen’.
Passengers travelling on Ouigo low-cost high speed services between Paris and Lyon are now able to access a wide range of information and entertainment options thanks to a partnership between the operator and digital services company Moment.
After looking around Wenatchee, I headed West on US 2.
In part 2 of 3, I railfan the entire PARC line (all two miles of it!
Following on from my last sighting in June 2020 I snapped this different 40ft tube skid.
There were 86 sightings for this week; This is 15 sightings more than last week.
Good morning,Today it is Wednesday the 7th of October, 2020.
The environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Narrabri to North Star leg of Inland Rail has been approved, paving the way for construction to begin before the end of 2020.
Martinus’ in-house approach is de-risking rail construction.
Australia’s largest freight rail infrastructure project has been described as an “engineering marvel” as the first stage of the huge project has been completed.
In a world-first, Ports Australia has published the Port Sustainability Strategy Development Guide to provide Australian ports with a systematic and robust approach to sustainability.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) will speed up and de-risk the procurement process for Inland Rail in a new procurement and packaging plan.
Expedia Group has sold rail ticket retailing and distribution platform developer SilverRail Technologies to its management.
Finnish paper group UPM has awarded a consortium of Christophersen Group, Cointer Concesiones and Deutsche Bahn International Operations a 22-year contract to move up to 3 million tonnes/year of wood pulp, chemicals and fuel between its future pulp mill at Paso de los Toros and the port of Montevideo.
Wood pulp and cellulose production company Bracell has qualified for an incentive scheme offering tax benefits towards the acquisition of rolling stock needed to move pulp between Pederneiras and the port of Santos in São Paulo state on the Atlantic coast, a distance of around 400 km.
Wagon manufacturer FreightCar America has reached an agreement for the early termination of the lease on its Shoals factory in Cherokee, Alabama, with effect from February 28 2021, and has completed Association of American Railroads certification audits for the plant at Castaños in Mexico to which wagon production .
Bombardier Transportation has signed an agreement to sell the electrical wiring interconnection systems activities at its Huehuetoca site to the Motherson Rolling Stocks subsidiary of Motherson Sumi Systems.
Perusing the above list, it's a checklist of things people don't photograph.
We realise your always busy and you get out and about in the area which could be helpful to us , just spotting our lost dog , he has been travelling along side the rail track from Tahmoor to Colo Vale as staff have seen him and staff at the ARTC are looking out for him
The painting that started appearing on £20 banknotes earlier this year will be one of the highlights of a new Turner exhibition, tickets for which are now on sale.
The world of banking is poised for a step-change as many central banks ponder the introduction of a digital currency, and among those leading discussions is the Bank of England.
Our weekend observations of the target Breamish showed some interesting chemistry results (which always make our scientists exclaim “O frabjous day!
I should start this by saying that although I'm using Crepe Myrtle "tips" as the basis for these foreground trees, those of you north of southern New Jersey are going to have a hard time finding Crepe Myrtles.
A recent post of mine was on the topic of ice refrigerator cars, and how ice service was handled, at least in the case of Pacific Fruit Express, with which I’m familiar.
I am finally able to sit at my computer and get some work done.
The current issue of O Scale Resource magazine contains an article which will be the first of a series on scratch building locomotives in O Scale.
Most modelers are familiar with the concept of refrigerator cars being used in ice service, that is, used to deliver ice to icing stations.
Only the older readers of this blog will have personal memory of the kit line from Devore, which were cast metal kits of various kinds.
In their first outing since March, Mudgee Miniature Railway had a fully booked-out event on Sunday, August 16.
Wilmar Sugar has released shocking new footage of a crash between a cane train and a harvester as frustrations rise over the number of incidents in milling regions this season so far.
Whilst the restrictions around COVID-19 mean we aren’t currently able to open to the public, behind the scenes Puffing Billy’s workshops are a hive of activity, so an update seems timely.
We all love a steam train and dotted around London are a number of miniature steam railways to ride on.
Six months ahead of schedule, the caverns for Sydney's Martin Place metro station are officially complete and most people are "completely clueless" they are even 23 metres below their feet.
Twenty-eight properties along the multibillion-dollar metro rail line to Sydney's new international airport will be compulsorily acquired and another 33 are earmarked for partial purchase.
With the first Bathurst Bullet set to celebrate its eight birthday on Wednesday, the Bathurst Rail Action Group is anticipating a bright future for transport to and from the region via train.
These days, it seems there’s not much exciting about railway lines unless they’re turned into bicycle trails.
Sydenham to Bankstown will be removed from the Sydney Trains Network with stations west of Bankstown still awaiting direct services to City Circle, Inner West, and Liverpool.
A noisy grinder machine repairing Auckland’s railway tracks overnight is annoying residents.
KiwiRail has awarded the eTRACS joint venture of John Holland and McConnell Dowell an early contractor involvement contract to develop the southern extension of Auckland’s suburban electrification from Papakura to Pukekohe.
The New Zealand Green Party has set out its plan for major investment in rail ahead of the New Zealand general election.
A four-week shutdown of the Southern Line between Newmarket and Penrose will allow for major upgrades of the Auckland network.
Wellington will investigate allowing rail commuters to use Snapper cards to pay for their journeys.
The Territory Labor Government is constructing a new two-lane sealed road and a new 45 metre span bridge on Port Keats Road over Saddle Rail Creek.
The Northern Territory government has released a request for quotation for the development of a concept design for a rail passenger terminal as part of the Katherine Logistics and Agribusiness Hub.
The Defence Department has ruled out building a rail line into the Tindal RAAF Base as part of its $1.
Train services across the NT were disrupted for four hours yesterday after two boys jumped from a moving train.
Federal cabinet documents kept secret for 20 years reveal a radical legislative proposal to acquire Aboriginal land to ensure the construction of the 1,400 kilometre rail line from the Red Centre to Darwin.
WELL, this is the first post to my blog!
Labor leader Anthony Albanese is calling for a dramatic boost to infrastructure, education and manufacturing to help regional Australia recover from an economic slump he is calling the "Morrison recession".
Many B2B companies are now developing their marketing strategy and considering how to invest their marketing budgets for 2021.
Prime Creative Media offers this latest resource for B2B marketing professionals, looking at the future of advertising.
Most people ‘in the know’ realize that NASA is just part of the military industrial complex, but a recent open admission on mainstream news that “there are indications of alien life” is likely the beginning of a bid to get your undivided attention before full-forced disclosure ensues.
Politics wasn’t expected to be a problem with the North East Link.
Active Whitehorse News – September/October 2020 is now online to read with loads of interesting articles.
Diseases like Covid-19 are passed from animals to humans.
Container chassis may be simple assets, but there is nothing simple about tracking their location throughout the U.
Tolling giant Transurban admits it could be forced to fork out more cash for the $6.
A new port shuttle rail service between Fremantle Port and the Perth Freight Terminal in Kewdale could take over 20,000 return truck trips off roads in Fremantle and Perth each year.
The competition watchdog has asked for special leave to appear in the High Court to challenge Pacific National's $205 million acquisition of the Acacia Ridge intermodal terminal from rival Aurizon.
Up to 80,000 truck trips will be taken off Sydney’s congested motorways each year, while 230 jobs will be created in Western Sydney, as part of a combined investment value of up to $100 million to shift freight off the city’s road network and onto rail.
Rail freight cannot afford to be left “in the age of steam” chair of the Freight on Rail Group (FORG) Dean Dalla Valle has said in the inaugural industry-led Advanced Train Management System (ATMS) oversight group.
Smart thinking between Pacific National and Wagner Corporation highlights the many possibilities of rail freight.
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.
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.
Qube has reported a net profit drop of over 50 per cent due to the impact of COVID-19, bushfires, and floods during the 2020 financial year.
Despite the continued uncertainty and impact of Covid-19, Qube is in a strong financial position.
Company optimistic amid guidance withdrawal and executive pay cuts
Market clouds gather after first half but acquisition pays out early on land sale
Qube Holdings chief executive Maurice James has scaled back growth forecasts amid uncertainty over how badly the coronavirus will disrupt imports to Australia as the logistics group reported a 16 per cent drop in interim profits to $51.
The Queensland government’s flagship $5.
The Queensland Government has committed to having the first 20 trains of Brisbane’s Cross River Rail built in Maryborough, Queensland, to support the local rail manufacturing sector.
The Queensland Labor government has promised that if returned at the upcoming state election it would create a $1 billion rail manufacturing pipeline in Maryborough.
THE North Queensland rice industry has the potential to triple its output if SunRice's Brandon Mill is expanded.
Residents in the Central Queensland town of Theodore say if there's money to spend on a historic rail bridge in the area, there should be enough to save it.
The launch of Rail Wellbeing Live, on 4th and 5th November, which is set to be the biggest free wellbeing event in the history of the industry.
The finalists for the Year in Infrastructure Awards have been announced.
Janet Salem has over 13 years of experience working in circular economy and sustainability at the United Nations.
Earlier this week Infrastructure Victoria held a webinar to discuss findings of its latest report, Fair Move, Better Public Transport Fares for Melbourne which looks at how to make Victoria’s public transport system cheaper, safer and fairer in the short to medium term and supports our ongoing research into the benefits of transport network pricing.
The Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is pushing back against a draft fatigue management guideline that it argues undermines regulated maximum shift hours, which apply in Queensland and NSW.
The ARA Board currently has one vacancy; the position of General Director – Manufacturer or Supplier of Rail Related Products and Services.
Caterpillar’s purpose-built M323F road-rail (RR) excavators are now at work in Australia, providing access to the first true AS7502 Type 1: Self-powered rail wheeled excavator designed specifically for on-rail work in Australasia while delivering a new level of safety and performance for the industry.
A National Rail Manufacturing Plan would be formed to ensure that federal money spent on rail projects in Australia leads to local manufacturing of rollingstock if Labor was elected federally.
Network Rail in the UK has collaborated with technology start up nPlan to deploy machine learning technology on 40 rail projects initially and all projects by mid-2021.
Journey Beyond’s Great Southern - a luxury train which explores Australia's southeastern states operating bespoke itineraries between Adelaide and Brisbane (and v.
Undoubtedly one of Europe’s most spectacular train journeys, the Flåm Railway is one of Norway‘s highlights.
When Amsterdam and London get too grey and rainy, sunlight in Scandinavia becomes a rare sight, and the weather in the Swiss Alps becomes too cold for anything bar skiing with 4 layers of clothes on, it’s probably time to admit to yourself that it’s time to take a vacation in warm and sunny Spain.
A post of some months ago recently drew the following comment.
Regular readers here know that I am a big fan of VIA Rail’s long distance service.
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.
Southbound out of Holbrook Arizona - C420-C424-C420-C424: What a great sound it wasWork took me to Arizona in June 2005.
Over the last several years I have been trying to determine how much military traffic was carried by the northern railroads during the civil war.
I was reading some past issues of the America Railroad Journal during the time period of the civil war on the Linda Hall library online archive.
In Part 2 of this 1984 trip, I travelled from Winnipeg to Toronto on VIA's Canadian.
Time to stick a few more up from the lens of Phil Clarke, who passed away about 18 months ago.
The Patriot Project is to build a new 'Patriot' steam locomotive to the original Sir Henry Fowler parallel boiler design, capable of running on the main line and create the new National Memorial Engine, named 'The Unknown Warrior'.
The visit was originally due to take place this October, but Flying Scotsman’s 2020 programme was cancelled as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Track from a disused railway line that was removed as part of the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Metro extension has been given a new home after being donated to the Severn Valley Railway by Transport for West Midlands and the Midland Metro Alliance.
Not one, but two Class 40 locomotives and an LMS Scot steam locomotive will be on the mainline tomorrow, 15th October, and will be passing through Stafford.
Leaky Finders Ltd has posted another monthly update, detailing progress on a number of locomotives, including 6024 King Edward I and 35011 General Steam Navigation.
I have made mention of Linda Niemann’s books in previous posts, and will provide links in a moment.
Four of eight and six of seven—LIRR Expansion Project burns through summer
BOOK – A third volume in the Narrow Gauge Album series of books is available: Narrow Gauge in the Americas.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada reports on 2019 derailment
Around 1 700 registered viewers across the globe participated in Railway Gazette Group’s inaugural Rail Broadcast Week from September 21 to 25 2020.
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.
Arrived as Southern Cross station at 0700, the ticket and website said to be there at least one hour before departure.
Preparing for winter is a crucial task at Network Rail.
RZD says that between January and September, intermodal traffic between China and Europe amounted to 387,900 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), more than 1.
Trains have started using a replacement bridge across the River Kola near Murmansk, following an opening ceremony attended by RZD Chairman & CEO Oleg Belozerov, Deputy Transport Minister Vladimir Tokarev and the Governor of Murmansk region Andrey Chibis.
The train travelled from Krasnaya Prenya depot along Line 5/Koltsevaya to Belorusskaya station.
The Allegro joint venture of EVRAZ and Rail Service Industrial Group has awarded Austrian industrial equipment manufacturer Andritz a contract to supply a full-cycle railway wheel production line for a US$200m factory which is to be built in the Titanium Valley Special Economic Zone in the Sverdlovsk oblast.
In October 2001 I went to northern Russia to look at a platinum and palladium (and chromite) project near the city of Petrozavodsk.
A man accused of stowing away on a freight train has been arrested in Adelaide, after allegedly crossing into SA from Victoria in breach of travel restrictions.
Train workers have rejected strike action in their long running pay dispute and will now vote on a pay deal this week.
The town that formerly served as the head of the old Ghan railway line in South Australia's far north in the 1880s is set to receive a makeover.
City and country road upgrades across SA will get a $625m cash injection from Tuesday Federal Budget, in abid to secure 2600 local jobsfrom the COVID recession.
The Marshall Government commissioned multiple investigations into the leaking of “confidential information” about its $2.
The prominent 1940s lifting span on the Bridgewater Bridge north of Hobart will be no more if a new $570m design is adopted, but while some are keen for a sleek modern gateway to Hobart, others wants to see the bridge's heritage saved.
Steam train enthusiasts are crazy about the M class locomotive, but when the machines arrived in Tasmania 70 years ago, no-one wanted to drive them.
A group opposed to the North East Rail Trail has vowed to appeal the project should it be approved by Dorset and the City of Launceston councils, arguing against the removal and sale of rail infrastructure.
Generally, people support public transport, such as light rail, cheaper bus fares and ferries, but when push comes to shove the demand fails to materialise
Bass MP Bridget Archer says a $1.
Through accuracy and local expertise, Speno Rail Maintenance Australia is delivering the rail profile that’s right for the job.
Since establishing the company in 2016, directors Luke Craven, Mark Hadfield, and Christopher Miller have grown Omada Rail Systems into one of the top railway signalling engineering companies in Australia; providing high quality professional management and engineering services from project inception and feasibility, through to the testing, operations, and maintenance phases.
Aries Rail have made a name for themselves by providing the Australian market with unique solutions, backed up by engineering expertise.
In the same way that the inflexible old oak trees get uprooted in a strong storm in Aesop’s fable, a track support with too high track stiffness will cause premature failure and result in higher maintenance costs than anticipated.
The new Sentinel Safety product range from PRM Engineering Services includes the latest generation Height and Slew Limiters to allow safe operation around powerlines and within confined spaces.
Train Simulator 2021 has now arrived on PC with a new collection of routes, improved Steam Workshop feature and a Deluxe Edition that includes a brand-new experience with the West Coast Main Line South.
Welcome to the primary metropolitan transportation choice for New Yorker's besides walking, the subway!
Become a driver on the London Underground, take control of high-speed services in Germany, and haul freight across an epic US mountain range.
Rivet Games has released their Engadin Line add on for Train Simulator, and have very kindly sent RailAdvent a copy to review.
A train driver simulator is about to be upgraded and will include the Bakerloo line so you can pretend to be a tube train driver at home.
During a meeting of the Hart board last week, it was revealed that construction costs have increased by more than $US 830m while the Covid-19 pandemic has created a $US 450m funding hole.
The tender, launched by Albtal Transport Company (AVG), Karlsruhe Transport Authority (VBK), Saarbahn, the State of Salzburg, the Neckar-Alb tram-train association, and Upper Austria infrastructure manager, Schiene OÖ, is intended to offer savings up to €1m on each vehicle.
The vehicles, which are designated SL18 by operator Sporveien, were ordered from Spanish manufacturer CAF under a €200m contract awarded in June 2018.
Under the agreement, the contract winner will replace up to 88% of the city’s LRV fleets, some of which dates from 1987, as well as carrying out a comprehensive modernisation plan of light rail infrastructure on the right bank of the Ob river.
The first five vehicles are due to be delivered in June 2021.
Tyne & Wear Metro passengers are running out of time to have their say on what they would like to see in the new Metro trains.
The Department for Transport has directly awarded incumbent Arriva a new contract to operate CrossCountry services for a further three years.
Northern has launched a new recruitment campaign, ‘Be Northern’, striving to improve diversity levels within its workforce.
Serco has named Kathryn Darbandi as the next Managing Director of Scotland to London overnight train operator Caledonian Sleeper.
A study has been launched to develop a better understanding of the risks of Covid-19 transmission on public transport and to identify the best control measures.
Boston commuter rail operator Keolis Commuter Services was subjected to a ransomware attack on its computer systems on the morning of October 10.
The first containers that are part of a new intermodal service out of North Dakota arrived Tuesday and will be making their way to the Port of Seattle soon.
Users of the IRJ website will still be able to access up to eight news stories per calendar month free of charge.
Link Light Rail service will be partially disrupted this weekend, per an annoucement from Sound Transit:
Work on the next stage of the upgrade of the Dimboola to Rainbow railway line will ramp up this week.
The Victorian Government will ask the Commonwealth for nearly 200 million dollars for the Murray Basin Rail Project.
The state government has revealed the new cost of its Murray Basin Rail Project, but expects the federal government to foot the new bill.
The line was booked out of service mid-last year due to its condition, and it received a
IT'S the game of political football that is driving farmers mad.
The MELconnx Consortium has been awarded the contract to design and build the 21 km Morley – Ellenbrook line to serve the northeast suburbs of Perth.
A CITY of Mandurah councillor who once went on a hunger strike to push for the Lakelands train station says planning needs to start now to avoid a parking crisis at that station.
The contract for the construction of the Morley-Ellenbrook line has been signed, with the project coming in at $700 million, with contingency, escalation and ancillary costs taking the total project budget to $1.
The Western Australian Government has released a suite of investments under its 2020-21 State Budget which includes an overall $27 billion investment in infrastructure over the next four years.
SPEARWOOD residents want more safety measures at a notorious freight rail crossing along a major arterial road, despite the rail line operator claiming it already has “the highest level of protection possible”.
Friday 23 October, first to last tram
Swanston Street trams have resumed along their normal lines following the earlier disruption.
Stage 1 – Sunday 1 November to Thursday 5 November, 9pm to last tram each night
The Victorian Auditor General has found that the Department of Transport and Yarra Trams are at risk of breaching disability legislation due to the lack of accessibility on Melbourne’s tram network.
All Night Network services, which run on Friday and Saturday nights, have been suspended this weekend.