Tag: commuters

Maritime and Transport

Rail

NSW’s rapid transit rail to spearhead “war on congestion”

The NSW government is ready to take a hard line on the state's congestion problems - with an exciting new railway project set to lead the efforts. In response to years of complaints from commuters and other travellers in the state, the government recently revealed its new rapid transit rail network project, which promises to…

12 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

Rail

Waratah train fleet now complete

The final Waratah train was delivered to Sydney's rail network at the start of June, which now means that practically every timetabled train service in the NSW capital is air-conditioned. The train delivered on June 2 is the 78th and last piece in the Waratah puzzle, and with these trains making up a significant proportion…

8 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

ARA calls for more rail engineering investment

Road congestion could drop by as much as 60 per cent by investing more money in rail engineering projects, an industry organisation has claimed. Research commissioned by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) suggested rail investment would be significantly cheaper than road-building initiatives and would achieve the same results. The data showed rail would cost 57…

3 Feb 2014, by Informa Australia