Tag: north west rail link

Transport & Logistics

Opinion: The future of driverless trains

James Horton, Senior Architect at Ajilon Consulting discusses the future of driverless trains.  The next ten years look exciting for the future of driverless trains. Key implementations will occur in both passenger and heavy haul operations. At the end of ten years the industry should have enough operational information to validate that this technology has…

4 Aug 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Skytrain project takes Sydney rail to the next level

The latest exciting urban transport project to come out of Sydney will take the NSW capital's rail infrastructure - quite literally - to the next level. Work officially commenced on Skytrain, a component of the NSW government's $8.3 billion North West Rail Link programme, in late June. The Skytrain project, to which $340 million of…

4 Jul 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

NSW government selects North West Rail Link preferred operator

The Northwest Rapid Transit consortium has been officially chosen as the preferred operator of the North West Rail Link - currently Australia's largest ongoing public transport infrastructure project. The announcement was made by the New South Wales government on June 24, following a comprehensive review process in which two consortiums competed for the sought-after contract. The Northwest Rapid…

2 Jul 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Inner West Light Rail open for service

Sydney's much-anticipated Inner West Light Rail extension finally opened for service on March 27, with key government and industry figures commending the immense impact it will have on the city's public transport infrastructure. The Inner West Light Rail project, an investment valued at around $176 million, will extend the capacity of the existing rail service…

4 Apr 2014, by Test Test