Tag: public transport

Transport & Logistics

Agile Decision Making in Terminal Operations

In partnership with the ARA and Lloyds List Australia, AusIntermodal 2016 will be held in Brisbane for the first time on September 8 and 9. We look forward to two days of discussion on intermodal freight transportation followed by a site tour around Queensland's largest port - Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd. The program will…

12 Aug 2016, by test test

Transport & Logistics

RISSB’s top priorities for 2016

The countdown is on for RISSB's Rail Safety Conference which is taking place in Adelaide on the 4th and 5th April. In preparation for the event we spent a few moments with RISSB's CEO Paul Daly and gained some insight into RISSB's priorities, what he sees as the next generation of standards and what some…

23 Mar 2016, by test test

Transport & Logistics

FTA – Supporting the international freight and trade sectors

AusIntermodal 2015 will take place at L'Aqua Sydney on the 19th and 20th November this year. As well as an outstanding line up of speakers from across the industry, we are lucky enough to have Paul Zalai, Founder and Director of the Freight & Trade Alliance on board to Chair Day two of the event.…

1 Oct 2015, by test test

Transport & Logistics

It’s time for broadband on trains in Australia!

Informa recently held its 2nd annual Telecommunications and Train Control Forum in Sydney. Prof. Ren Ping Liu, Principal Scientist at CSIRO kicked off discussion for the two day forum addressing the topic of broadband on trains, the motivations and challenges that this presents and how we might be able to address some of these challenges…

3 Sep 2015, by test test

Transport & Logistics

The business of transport is the public

Robert Guest is Head of Customer Services, Metro Trains Melbourne. Rob will be speaking at the Transport Accessibility & Connectivity conference in Sydney, 25-26 November. This important two-day event looks at how effective public transport is fundamentally about improving the customer experience and access for all. Rob, can you please tell us a little bit…

10 Nov 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

NSW government plans major rail investments

The NSW government will invest $9 billion in public transport infrastructure and services over the next year, according to the latest state budget. Of that, around $1.5 million has been allocated towards new rail and light rail initiatives in Sydney - a decision welcomed by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA). "Liveable cities are built for…

23 Jun 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Infographic: Crazy ways Australians get to work

If you drive to work and wonder why you are always stuck in traffic, you will be "pleased" to know that you are sharing the road with 13.3 million passenger vehicles... Almost 2 in 3 Australian commuters get to work by private car with just 1 in 10 replying on public transport. There are many ways to…

19 Jun 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

QLD, ACT state budgets show promise for rail

The Queensland and Australian Capital Territory governments released their individual state budgets on June 3, and both show plenty of promise for the regions' rail infrastructure. Following the release of the federal budget last month, a lot of attention was directed towards the perceived lack of dedicated rail funding, while substantial investment was allocated to…

11 Jun 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

New light rail to fuel Newcastle’s growth

The city of Newcastle is on track to enjoy improved public transport infrastructure following the announcement of a new light rail project. Minister for Planning Pru Goward and Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian recently confirmed the route for the Newcastle Light Rail, which will encompass both the rail corridor and Hunter Street. Trains will travel…

28 May 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

The push in demand for onboard connectivity

Thanks to the rise of mobile devices, people today are more connected than ever before. This means that public access to networks such as 4G and Wi-Fi is no longer luxury, but rather an expectation of a well-developed city. People are demanding these services in practically any public environment they step into, from libraries and…

21 May 2014, by test test