The Federal Government has selected a preferred corridor for the Yelarbon and Gowrie section of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail corridor out of four potential alignment options. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said the decision, which would run via Pittsworth, Brookstead and the Wellcamp-Charlton industrial precinct, was not taken lightly. Inland […]
The Federal Government is seeking proposals for the development of business cases to bring faster rail to Australian urban and regional areas as part of the Faster Rail Prospectus. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, and Minister for Urban Infrastructure, Paul Fletcher, launched the Faster Rail Prospectus in September 2017, which will start the […]
The New South Wales Government has awarded a $240 million contract for major railway work, including upgrading Sydenham Station as part of Sydney Metro. John Holland and Laing O’Rourke have been awarded the contract that involves upgrading Sydenham Station to be able to operate as part of the new Metro, including signalling works, utility relocations […]
TasRail has released two Requests for Tender focused on the repair and replacement of bridges and culverts on the Tasmanian rail network. The Requests for Tender are part of the joint Australian and Tasmanian Governments’ $119.6 million infrastructure investment in the Tasmanian Freight Rail Revitalisation Program, which focuses on priority sections of the Tasmanian Rail […]
TasRail (TAS) is seeking tenders to undertake fixed priced design and construction for the replacement of three bridges, and repairs to a further three bridges on the south and western lines of the Tasmanian Rail Network. Submissions to tender close 20 October 2017.
TasRail (TAS) is seeking tenders for the design and construction of 15 culverts. Submissions to tender close 6 October 2017.
South West Sydney rail customers will be able to use upgraded stations from 2020, four years ahead of schedule, as the 122-year-old Bankstown Line is transformed to Sydney Metro standards. New South Wales Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Andrew Constance, revealed concept designs for major station upgrades that will make travel […]
Registrations of Interest to construct a section of the historic Inland Rail project are now open. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said this is a once-in-a-generation project for regional Australia, and will provide significant opportunities for businesses and suppliers including construction companies to build the 107km Parkes to Narromine section. “The Parkes to […]
The Victorian Government has announced new contracts have been signed to operate Melbourne’s trains and trams, mandating higher performance targets and enforcing tougher penalties if these targets are not met. Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, announced Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and Keolis Downer (KDR) will continue to operate Melbourne’s train and tram networks for […]
Infrastructure and industry ministers have met with key rail stakeholders in Canberra to examine a range of issues that have the potential to grow and improve the rail industry. The Board of the Australasian Railway Association briefed the ministers on the challenges and opportunities associated with one of Australia’s key freight and transport sectors. Federal […]