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Metro Trains Melbourne
Metro Trains Melbourne, often referred to as Metro, is the franchise operator of the electrified suburban passenger service on Australia’s Melbourne rail network. As the city’s metropolitan rail service, Metro operates 226 six carriage trains across 998km of track along 15 lines with 222 stations, operating seven days a week and transporting 450,000 customers each day. Metro aims to provide a seamless transport solution to keep individuals connected.
ABB have signed a new contract for a 25kV power solution that will help Lithuania electrify over a third of its rail network by 2030.
Metro is switching to more sustainable, energy-efficient LEDs on its X’Trapolis and Siemens Nexas fleets.
By using thermal imaging, optical distance sensors and artificial intelligence, Metro hopes to deter illegal trespassing and keep both passengers and staff safe.
Metro Trains Melbourne (Metro) is keeping its trains maintained to the highest standard to improve the experience for passengers, with the latest technical upgrades keeping fleets performing at their best.
As trespassing and other illegal activity continues to impact daily services, Metro Trains Melbourne tells Global Railway Review about the range of measures and efforts that have been implemented across its network to deter criminals and limit delays.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drastically impact the rail industry, it can be difficult to see a light at the end of the tunnel. In spite of this, employees continue to dedicate themselves to ensuring the safe movement of passengers and the continued operation of train services. In the…
For Global Railway Review’s ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, CEO of Metro Trains Melbourne, Raymond O’Flaherty, discusses how the operator is driving best-practice and innovation to achieve its sustainability outcomes.
Following a year of interviews, we look back at the highlights and common themes of what was learnt and discussed by the women of the industry.
As Metro Trains Melbourne celebrates its 10-year anniversary, CEO Raymond O’Flaherty talks about the train operator’s milestones and how it will need to continue its transformation to provide a safe and reliable future service for the city’s rapidly-growing population.
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.
For the latest instalment in Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Catherine Baxter, COO at Metro Trains Melbourne, discusses her passion for rail safety and her opinion on diversity in the workforce.