Topic: Australia

Transperth C-series train

Alstom strengthens in Western Australia

Alstom will deliver 41 electric trains and two diesel trains to Perth, Western Australia. The contract includes an option for an additional 30 electric multiple units. 50 per cent of the train parts will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vossloh concrete sleepers, source: Vossloh

Vossloh gets major sleeper deal in Australia

German supplier of track components Vossloh Group has won a major deal in Australia. The company will deliver around 280,000 concrete sleepers for Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining corporations in the world. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Newcastle Light Rail, source: Wikipedia

Ricardo Rail steps up to Australia

British advisory and engineering company Ricardo has purchased shares of Transport Engineering, a leading rail technical services consultancy based in Australia. The acquisition strengthens Ricardo’s rail division and increases its total staff to more than...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Urbos tram in Canberra, source: Canberra Metro

Australian capital inaugurates tram service

Australian capital city of Canberra has launched the first tram line. The 12-kilometre route with 13 stops connects the city centre with the northern district of Gungahlin. Canberra became the sixth city in Australia to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
NGR700 train in Queensland, source: Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier to modify NGR700 trains for Queensland

Bombardier Transportation has obtained a new order in Australia. The technology supplier will modify 75 electric six-car trains of the New Generation Rollingstock series (NGR700) in order to improve the fleet’s accessibility. The deal is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
CAF Civity regional train, source: CAF

CAF wins new order in Australia

The Momentum Trains consortium led by Spanish company Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) will design, manufacture and provide maintenance of the new regional fleet for passenger service in New South Wales (NSW). The total...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko