Tag: Melbourne Metro

Transport & Logistics

Local builders out as two contest for Melbourne Metro

The list of potential builders for 25 new trains for Melbourne has been narrowed to two, and neither of the two local train factories are reported to still be in the bidding. Chinese state-owned China North Rail and Korea’s Rotem are the two remaining bidders for the Victorian state government’s contract to build 25 new…

10 Sep 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

The future of Victorian freight rail

Victoria has made clear its aims to position itself as Australia's freight and logistics capital, releasing a multi-billion dollar framework strategy for the state. Published earlier this month, The Freight State highlighted how the state government intends to generate between $19 billion and $23 billion each year, while creating thousands of jobs. Premier Denis Napthine…

30 Aug 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Transport infrastructure: Focus on Victoria

It’s been an interesting few months for transport in Victoria with debate on both sides of politics unravelling different perspectives on the needs of Victorian residents. Federal transport Minister Anthony Albanese has committed funding for the Melbourne Metro rail link, while Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has committed funding for the controversial East West Link. Transport…

19 Jul 2013, by test test