QR expands with CRT buy

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In a move that marks further major consolidation of Australiaā€™s intermodal sector, Queensland Rail (QR) has purchased the Melbourne-based ...

PN heads north and south

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Pacific National (PN), the now-dominant Australian rail company jointly owned by Toll and Patrick, is spreading its wings further to give it...

…finally gets FA

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As this issue was going to press, Pacific National (PN) finally gained Victorian Government approval for its takeover of Melbourne-based, Ra...

ACCC green light for PN/FA deal

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has cleared Pacific National (PN)ā€™s takeover of Freight Australia (FA) but an in...

FA takeover plan stalled

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Negotiations over the planned takeover of the RailAmerica-owned Freight Australia by Toll/ Patrick joint venture Pacific National (see World...

QR fills FA need

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Queensland Rail (QR) has moved to seize customers unhappy with the Pacific National (PN) takeover of Freight Australia (see WorldCargo News ...

PN moves in for FA

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After earlier walking away from a deal to buy RailAmerica-owned Freight Australia (FA), Patrick/Toll joint venture Pacific National (PN) ret...

FA in Toll’s sights?

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Hot on the heels of Toll Holdingsā€™ bid for New Zealandā€™s Tranz Rail, which looks increasingly likely to succeed (see WorldCargo News Jun...

Rail shake-out gets down to basics

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The new shape of Australia's rail industry is beginning to become more apparent as the dust settles after Toll Holdings' and Patrick Corpora...

Private rail under pressure

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A number of Australia's small private rail operators are believed to be up for sale or facing closure as ramifications of the formation of P...

FA plans ahead

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RailAmerica-owned Freight Australia (FA) will use funding sourced for its unsuccessful bid for National Rail/FreightCorp to embark on a capi...

Vic row drags on

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The Victorian Government has called on Australia's National Competition Council to reject RailAmerica-owned Freight Australia (FA)'s applica...

FA row rumbles on

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RailAmerica-owned Freight Australia (FA) has applied to have the Victorian rail network "declared" under National Competition Council (NCC) ...

…Vic rail to go open?

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A decision by the Victorian Government to consider implementation of a formal rail access regime has angered Freight Australia (FA) - the fo...