Australia

THE first of 22 six-car driverless Alstom Metropolis trains for Sydney’s North West Rail Link automated metro project has arrived at Sydney Metro Trains depot in Rouse Hill.
THE Australian government is seeking high-quality proposals for the development of business cases to bring faster rail links between urban and regional areas.
TESTING of trams has commenced on the 7.3km Gold Coast light rail Stage 2 extension between Gold Coast University Hospital and Helensvale station.
THE government of the Australian state of Victoria has awarded new seven-year contracts for the operation of Melbourne’s suburban rail and tram services to incumbent franchise holders Metro Trains Melbourne…
THE government of the Australian state of Western Australia announced on September 7 that it has allocated a budget of $A 1.34bn ($US 1.08bn) over the next four years for…
EARLY works have started at the site of the new Woolloongabba station on the $A5.4bn ($US 4.27bn) Cross River rail project in Brisbane, which is being entirely funded by the…
AS part of its ongoing freight strategy for the Melbourne to Brisbane rail corridor, Australian logistics and interstate rail freight operator SCT Logistics officially opened its Bromelton Intermodal Estate freight…
BOMBARDIER has rolled out the 200th VLocity DMU from its Dandenong factory for Public Transport Victoria for operation on regional services in the Australian state of Victoria.
THE government of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has reaffirmed its intention to replace its entire regional rolling stock fleet and has also announced a new depot…
AUSTRALIAN rail freight operator Aurizon has announced that it will withdraw from both the intra and interstate Intermodal rail businesses through a combination of closures and sales in the coming…
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