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Safety, Standards & Regulation

New technology rolled out to prevent trespassers on Melbourne network

A combination of optical distance sensors, thermal imaging, and artificial intelligence technology is being used to detect trespassers in the …
VLocity

VLocity fleet celebrates service milestone as fleet continues to expand

The locally designed and built VLocity fleet has marked a major milestone, clocking up 15 years of service and over …
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Masks now the new normal on more rail systems

Face masks and coverings are becoming an increasingly common feature on transportation networks across Australia.
semi-autonomous train

First semi-autonomous train runs on French network

A locomotive has completed a trial of semi-autonomous operation under real operating conditions in France.

Tracklaying underway on Sydney Metro City & Southwest

The first steel has been laid for the future Sydney Metro City & Southwest line.
Peter Smith

Using the lessons of the past to drive innovation for the future: Peter Smith of SCT Logistics

Recognising a career of over 40 years in the rail freight industry, in November this year SCT Logistics founder and …

Meeting business and community expectations

In an exclusive interview with Rail Express, Mark Campbell, CEO and managing director of ARTC sets out his vision for …



Establishing a new safety norm: Sydney Metro’s approach to safety

Australasia’s current array of major projects have the opportunity to set improved standards for safety across the industry. John Langron …

Engineering across the lifecycle: Building sustainability into the future of rail

Over the course of her career, Amy Lezala has brought a systems approach to rail engineering, one that will be …
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TBM Else moved into position to begin tunnelling on CRR

The first of the tunnel boring machines (TBM) that will carve out Cross River Rail’s underground section is now underground.
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Three contracts awarded for level crossing removal projects

The Victorian government has awarded contracts to three separate alliances for the removal of seven level crossings around Melbourne.

Union calls for coastal shipping reforms to be scrapped to protect local freight jobs

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