Oz rail finds the going tough

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The mantra of freight on rail rather than road is being sorely tested in Australia, where the best intentions of government and industry are...

Asciano seeking relief

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Several years ago Toll Holdings managing director Paul Little predicted that the Australian rail industry would contract to just two major o...

FreightLink forced to throw in the towel

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Adelaide-Darwin rail owner/operator FreightLink met what many consider its inevitable fate on 6 November when the company board appointed a ...

ARTC access undertaking

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)’s interstate access un...

QR spends on intermodal

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QR National, the freight division of Queensland Rail, will commit almost A$200M to new locomotives and rolling stock as it ramps up its Aust...

Oz rail beats road

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New research commissioned by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) shows that rail is now generally cheaper than trucking in moving f...

POTA/QR hook up

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Kaplan/DP World joint venture P&O Trans Australia (POTA) and Queensland Rail (QR) are extending their logistics partnership with the creatio...

Vic steps in with rail freight crutch

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Faced with the imminent withdrawal of Pacific National (PN) and Patrick PortLink intrastate rail freight services, the Victorian government ...

ATEC gets closer

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A key element in the ambitious Australian inland rail project has moved a step closer after the southern Queensland-based Jondaryan Shire Co...

…QR/Kaplan want Moore

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Queensland Rail (QR) has joined forces with property developer Stockland and Kaplan Funds Management (KFM) to create a new intermodal rail f...

Oz inland rail dream draws closer

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The prospect of an inland east coast railway linking Melbourne to Brisbane and beyond is growing ever stronger as plans to develop various k...

AustralAsia Railway turns corner

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FreightLink, the operator of the AustralAsia Railway (AAR) between Adelaide and Darwin, has reported a significant turnaround to record its ...