Thanks to a Government investment, recycled plastics will be turned into railway sleepers as part of the Recycling Modernisation Fund.
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The ARA have teamed with RISSB to lead the research project, by reviewing the range of type approvals used and identifying areas to save time.
Multinational consortium Regionerate Rail has been announced as the constructor for the public-private partnership between Gowrie to Kagaru.
The report addresses the critical need to lessen the widening skills gap in the industry, with attraction, training and long-term development seen as key areas of action.
The ARA have released a new report outlining a range of issues that have acted as impediments to rail freight throughout Australia.
The purchase of four battery-electric locomotives to be used for the Pilbara region of Western Australia, contributes to Rio Tinto's pledge to half its carbon emissions by 2030.
For the three months leading up to September 2021, rail patronage decreased due to the significant impact Australia’s lockdowns had on passenger activity and ability to travel via rail.
A contract to design, manufacture, and supply the latest fuel-efficient diesel electric locomotives to Pacific National, has been awarded to CIMIC Group’s UGL.
Alstom is to provide 25 six-car, state-of-the-art X’trapolis trains for Melbourne’s local rail network, as part of the €300 million contract between Alstom and Victoria’s Department of Transport.
For the next three years, the Australasian Railway Association plans to develop its sustainability efforts, through its new guide identifying the environmental initiatives that must be practiced.
The Australasian Railway Association has welcomed the Australian Infrastructure Plan for 2021, which aims to maximise the use of more sustainable, mass transit solutions including, faster rail.
Cross River Rail’s transformational project achieves its biggest milestone yet, as Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Else, breaks through a rock wall leading into the underground cavern beneath Roma Street.
ARA has welcomed the wide range of rail funding announcements that were confirmed in the Australian government's 2021-22 Federal Budget.
The two contracts will see Siemens Mobility work to improve the overall efficiency and capacity of the rail network in metropolitan Sydney, Australia.