New Intercity Fleet (NIF)

Report raises concerns with NIF operating model

An independent report has found fault with the operating model for the New Intercity Fleet (NIF).

Future-proofing public transport through innovative leadership and technology

Trapeze Group will be hosting a live webinar on November 30 called Future-proofing public transport through innovative leadership and technology. …

Surface and civil works package released for Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport

Sydney Metro has released the surface and civil alignment works package for the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport.

Incident highlights need for maintenance and inspection procedures

An investigation into the derailment of a coal train near Moss Vale has reinforced the need for comprehensive inspection and …
Port of Newcastle

First Northern NSW winter grain crop railed to Port of Newcastle

The first of what is tipped to be a bumper winter wheat harvest has been transported by rail to the …
audio

Making it better: Improving sound quality in all circumstances

A collaborative approach has been taken to solve challenging passenger audio information installations.
Smart Pi Eye ecosystem

A human-centred passenger information ecosystem

tm stagetec systems are introducing the Smart pi ecosystem – a connected digital network of audio and visual information, which …



procurement

National approach needed for rail procurement

The dichotomy between building trains in Australia or overseas ignores the opportunities for procurement reform that would keep Australia competitive, …
Horizons

New Horizons for young rail professionals

Organisations involved in the rail industry in Australia and New Zealand are being invited to nominate an emerging leader to …
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infrastructure

NSW, Vic boosting infrastructure spending as way out of COVID recession

Analysis from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) has demonstrated the scale of the increase in infrastructure spending in this year’s NSW …
Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge rail deck to be replaced

The rail deck on the Sydney Harbour Bridge will be replaced during January 2021. A 10 day shutdown of the …

Byford Rail Extension early works begin as Australind taken out of service

The first works towards the Byford Rail Extension have begun, with road works to replace the Thomas Road level crossing …
trams

Vic budget puts funds down for next generation trams

The Victorian government has confirmed $1.48 billion to locally build 100 modern, accessible trams to replace A and Z class …
XPT

Interstate XPT services to return as NSW and Victoria border re-opens

The first XPT to run from Sydney Central to Melbourne Southern Cross will depart on Wednesday, November 25.
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