Australia: Metro condemns passenger who slid naked through Melbourne train

By Staff, 9News; July 10, 2019 A passenger has been filmed sliding naked down the centre of a Melbourne train.…

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Brookfield Buys Rail Operator Genesee for $8.4 Billion

By Jie Ma and Thomas Black, Bloomberg; June 30, 2019 An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. agreed to buy…

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These Are The 5 Best Train Journeys Of The World, 2019

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj, Business Traveller, CEOWorld Magazine; June 13, 2019 Travel by flight may turn out to be a…

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Designer sunglasses, rolled up jeans and a fresh haircut: Picture of undercover ticket inspector sent to catch fare evaders divides passengers in Australia

By Adam Mccleery, Daily Mail Australia; April 15, 2019 A photo of a well-dressed undercover Victorian transport ticket officer has…

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Australia: Dreaming of a fast train – we think we can, we know we can

Opinion By Senator Janet Rice, Australian Greens, The Fifth Estate; March 28, 2019 OPINION: For decades, Australians have dreamt about…

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Down Under: 17 things to watch out for during 17 hours of Australia’s The Indian Pacific

By Dan Barrett, SBS; December 20, 2018 The Indian Pacific: Australia’s Longest Train Journey winds delivers 17 hours of well-measured train…

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Australia: What could go wrong? Passenger is filmed climbing out the side of a speeding train as onlookers slam him as a ‘dangerous idiot’

By Sahr Mourad, Daily Mail Australia; December 16, 2018 An idiotic passenger has been filmed in performing a dangerous stunt…

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Australia: Overland Adelaide-Melbourne passenger train’s days numbered after South Australian government pulls funding to Great Southern Railways

By Peri Strathearn, The Murray Valley Standard; November 29, 2018 From January, the train may not come through Murray Bridge…

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Yankee Leisure Group Expands Operations to Sydney

By Newsdesk, Travel Agent Magazine; October 5, 2018 Yankee Leisure Group (YLG) has announced the opening of its new office…

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Australia: Overland train service between Melbourne and Adelaide in doubt

From ABC News; August 25, 2018 The future of the passenger train service between Melbourne and Adelaide is up in…

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Australia: Sydney Trains struggling to keep train drivers

By Matt O’Sullivan, WAtoday; May 14, 2018 The state’s passenger rail operators are struggling to retain train drivers, undermining efforts…

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Australian state Victoria signs agreement for Inland Rail project

From Railway Technology; March 19, 2018 The Government of Victoria has signed a bilateral agreement with Australian Deputy Prime Minister…

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Australia: Passengers evacuated after train fire at Lawson, New South Wales

By B.C Lewis and Damien Madigan, Blue Mountain Gazette; March 8, 2018 About 60 people were evacuated from a train at…

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Australia: New South Wales’s $2 billion new trains are too wide to get through tunnels

By Benedict Brook, news.com.au; March 6, 2018 THE NSW Government has an embarrassing problem with $2 billion worth of new…

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Australia – ‘There was blood everywhere’: inquiry to find out why train failed to stop

By Matt O’Sullivan and Dan Proudman, The Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times; January 22, 2018 Three separate regulators will investigate…

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Australia: Queensland’s new trains struggling to cope with summer heat

By Tony Moore, The Sydney Morning Herald; January 15, 2018 Rail commuters have complained the airconditioning in south-east Queensland’s new…

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Australia: Squeezing more out of Sydney’s train fleet leaves less time for maintenance

By Matt O’Sullivan, The Sydney Morning Herald; January 9, 2018 Efforts to squeeze more out of Sydney’s rail fleet as…

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World’s first solar-powered train mixes the old and the new along Australian coast

By Nick Lavars, New Atlas; December 18, 2017 Those visiting the northern New South Wales coastline in Australia will have…

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Bombardier’s New Generation Trains Enter Passenger Service in Queensland, Australia

A press release from Bombardier: – New Generation Rollingstock trains to transform South-East Queensland passenger commuting experience – New fleet…

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Australia – ‘It can be really humiliating’: Train station staff speak out about abuse, assaults

By Timna Jacks, Transport Reporter, Brisbane Times; November 22, 2017 Most days, Jane* sees her colleagues get either spat on,…

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Campaign to reinstate South Australia’s regional rail network to help boost employment and create economic benefits for towns

By Erin Jones, Regional Reporter, Sunday Mail, The Advertiser; November 18, 2017 FIRST came the unmistakeable vibrations, then the rumble,…

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Australia: Internal documents show makeover of Sydney’s Central Station to top $3 billion

By Matt O’Sullivan, The Sydney Morning Herald; November 12, 2017 The cost of transforming Sydney’s Central Station into a gateway…

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Australia: Queensland Rail trains on track for legal disaster

By Kelmeny Fraser, The Courier-Mail; November 13, 2017 QUEENSLAND Rail was warned by its lawyers that its troubled $4.4 billion…

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Today’s history note: How Aussies Beat the Odds To Build The Trans-Australian Railway

By Jess Zavolokin, National Geographic Magazine; October 17, 2017 The railway project that took 2.5 million hardwood sleepers and 140,000…

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Australia: Bad behaviours driving Brisbane train passengers nuts on peak-hour commutes

By Patrick Williams, ABC.net; October 16, 2017 Feet on the seat is the number one train etiquette gripe bugging Brisbane…

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