The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched the Value of Rail Report, which looks at the contribution of rail to the country, at the AusRAIL PLUS 2017 conference this week.
The Australian Government has approved $24 million in funding for the Hobart Airport interchange project, which sees a more free-flowing intersection replace the existing roundabout.
Speaking at the recent Online Retail Logistics 2017, Australian Logistics Council Managing Director Michael Kilgariff noted that the country’s cities are not freight friendly, as a result of planning systems that fail to properly account for freight movement.
The Federal and Victorian governments have signed off on a combined $50 million package of works for the Princes Highway in eastern Victoria.
Representatives from the rail industry met with Commonwealth Ministers on 12 September to discuss the need for a National Rail Industry Plan for the benefit of Australia.