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Port of Melbourne awards rail infrastructure contracts

Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke says rail investment is a key component of its 30-year development strategy.

Funding announced for train management system

New signalling technology, paid for by the federal government, is expected to prove a boon for safety

Maurice James to depart Qube

Maurice James has spoken out in the past about the need for rail to play an increased role in the …

KiwiRail result belies tough trading conditions

The coronavirus pandemic failed to dent progress with the New Zealand rail operator

Kuranda Scenic Railway service alterations

Lower patronage during the pandemic has forced a change to the Kuranda rail experience

Two killed near Young in collision between train and truck

A level crossing has again been the scene of a tragedy involving a b-double truck and a freight train
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Level crossing incident investigated

Two members of the train crew sustained serious injuries after an incident where a road train and a freight train …



Concerns raised over mega rail loop

The Melbourne mega rail loop has its fans, but there are also concerns in some quarters about its impact

Productivity Commission review into supply chain stability

Treasurer Frydenberg has asked the Productivity Commission to examine supply chain challenges and opportunities post-pandemic
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Aurizon reports half year results

Why and how challenger brands will gain market share in 2021

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A digital approach to tracking employee and project compliance

Latest Contracts

UGL scores crucial contract for Country Regional Network

Contractors shortlisted for Metronet construction projects

Bell Street Level Crossing

Three contracts awarded for level crossing removal projects

Martinus wins tracklaying and overhead contract for CRL

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Transport for NSW impacted by Accellion data breach

Some Transport for NSW information was taken during an apparent cyberattack.
Alstom

BT acquisition bolsters Alstom’s position: Coxon

Alstom recently acquired Bombardier. So what does it all mean?

Tower crane installation at Roma Street

Work is progressing on the Roma Street project in Brisbane

Murray-Basin gauge standardisation on the back burner

Gauge standardisation is a talking point in Victoria’s grain-growing regions

Thales to digitise Deutsche Bahn Stuttgart signalling system

A new signalling system aims to improve capacity, punctuality and comfort.
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