Category Archives: 61 Australia

Alstom to supply 9 additional X’Trapolis trains to Victoria

Alstom to supply 9 additional X’Trapolis trains to Victoria :Alstom has signed a contract worth around €100 million with Public Transport Victoria (PTV), the State’s public transport authority, to supply nine additional X’Trapolis trainsets for... ...

Sydney to Melbourne in 55 Minutes with Hyperloop Technology

Sydney to Melbourne in 55 Minutes with Hyperloop Technology :A report recently issued by the Australian Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities indicates that Hyperloop is to be considered as a genuine alternative to High Speed Rail (HSR), as... ...

Queensland Rail crisis: Stirling Hinchliffe warned of driver shortages, email reveals

Queensland’s transport minister is once again under the spotlight after an email to his office in March warned him of looming train driver shortages. Stirling Hinchliffe has come under increasing pressure over the past week as a staffing crisis... ...

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 on Track with Contractors Appointed

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 on Track with Contractors Appointed :Gold Coast Light Rail Stage Two project is on track with CPB Contractors (formerly Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd) announced as the preferred contractor to design and build the 7.3... ...

The high-speed train set to get you from Sydney to Melbourne in just 55 MINUTES – less time than it takes to fly

The high-speed train set to get you from Sydney to Melbourne in just 55 MINUTES – less time than it takes to fly High-speed train could see trip from Sydney to Melbourne take 55 minutes Hyperloop is an innovative technology developed by... ...

Ascot train station to get $300K revamp

Ascot train station to get $300K revamp :A $300,000 revamp of the heritage-listed Ascot train station is off and racing, with works set to begin this weekend. Racing Minister Grace Grace said the heritage-approved facelift would include cleaning,... ...

Qld rail passengers feel unsafe at night

Qld rail passengers feel unsafe at night :More than half the passengers on Brisbane’s trains feel unsafe when travelling at night, a survey has found. The Canstar Blue survey found only 43 per cent of passengers reported feeling safe when... ...

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