Tag: rail construction

Transport & Logistics

Infographic: Australia’s Heavy Haul, Intermodal and Freight Rail

Australia runs the world’s the heaviest and longest heavy haul trains, with axle loads of 40 tonnes and train lengths of 2.5 km or more. It is implementing world firsts for heavy haul rail, including train control centres located more than 1800km from the train networks, driverless trains which operate 24 hours a day, every…

14 May 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Update on the Regional Rail Link Project: Q&A with Metro Trains Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne will be presenting their case study, "Regional Rail Link Project Update" at RISSB's National Rail Turnouts Workshop next month. We had the chance to catch up with them last week and ask a few questions about the project and its impact on the communities involved. Here's a transcript of our Q&A with Metro…

29 May 2012, by Informa Insights