The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement that key rail projects across the state have been identified for fast track as part of its Planning System Acceleration Program.
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The two-year strategic plan will see the ARA support the development of rail freight to create stronger connections between cities and regions.
The survey found that the Australian rail industry considers the continuation of infrastructure projects as the top support priority amidst COVID-19.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s response to the recent 'Building Up & Moving Out' report which highlights the critical role rail will continue to play in the development of Australia’s cities and freight networks.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has called for new national standards to simplify government tendering processes for rail projects and help speed the post-COVID-19 recovery.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that an industry oversight group is to be established to lead the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art train management system.
Despite the number of trespassing incidents increasing from 788 to over 1,600 during February 2020, Metro Trains Melbourne's overall performance saw an improvement.
Bombardier Transportation has introduced into passenger service the final New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) train for the Queensland Government.
The PTA contract will require Alstom to manufacture and maintain the newest generation of C-series trains for the growing rail network in Perth.
The reputation of rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is on the up down under, after its technology was chosen to protect workers at a second high-tech train maintenance facility.
The new facility will allow innovative technologies to be tested and integrated without impacting or disrupting the rail network.
Metro Trains Melbourne hosted the experts from MTR Elizabeth Line and MTR Nordic Group to share expertise, gain insights and experiences into passenger experience initiatives across their respective countries.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has launched an Inland Rail Skills Academy aimed at creating opportunities for communities along the alignment across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Despite the AU$150 billion investment in rail, the industry is still feeling the pinch from the lack of skilled workers to complete designated projects, but can an action plan from NTC provide the answers?
As patronage on public transport continues to grow, so too do incidents of anti-social behaviour and violence towards transport staff but now Australian public transport operators are taking a stand.