Australia is a vast country, and its freight challenges are unique. The long‑touted solution to long‑haul rail freight in Australia is the 1,700km Inland Rail project, which is now becoming a reality. Richard Wankmuller, Inland Rail’s CEO, provides a project update and outlines the key benefits and opportunities that Inland Rail will…
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In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Transforming Australia’s freight network; HS2: Continuing to innovate to drive the workforce skills agenda; Making switch machines intelligent plus our 'On-Board Connectivity' and 'Winter Preparedness' In-Depth Focuses.
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.
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.
Inland Rail will be a vital link in Australia’s freight system, directly connecting Australia’s second and third largest cities by rail.
The next stage of the transformational Inland Rail project between Brisbane and Melbourne is underway with the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Parkes to Narromine section released to the public.