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Alstom delivers world’s first Citadis X05 Light Rail Vehicle to Sydney, Australia

Alstom has delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia, as part of the CBD and South East Light Rail project. Sydney is the first city in the world to receive the... ...

Alstom’s Ballarat Workshops celebrate 100 years of railway manufacturing excellence

Alstom’s Ballarat Workshops celebrate 100 years of railway manufacturing excellence :Alstom’s Ballarat workshops today celebrated its long and proud history in the manufacturing of rolling stock for the Victorian rail network. The site was opened... ...

Electric Buses will Connect Brisbane Airport’s Terminals until 2022

Electric Buses will Connect Brisbane Airport’s Terminals until 2022 :Brisbane Airport has experienced continued growth in both domestic and international air travel. In the financial year 2007/08, Brisbane Airport handled a total of 17.5 million... ...

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... ...

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