An interim chair has been appointed for Queensland Rail while recruitment is underway to find a permanent chair.
Planning works are progressing on the Geelong High Speed Rail project, with expression of interest now open for the Fast Rail Reference Group and the selection of a Joint Venture as advisors.
A $378.6 million construction contract to deliver the Sydney Metro’s Martin Place railway station and the transport development above it has been awarded.
Around 200 lifts and escalators have been purchased by Sydney Metro as part of an $87 million contract to improve station accessibility.
Melbourne’s rail network has been extended by eight kilometres through the $600 million rail extension to Mernda, six months ahead of schedule.
Laing O’Rourke’s concrete rail sleeper manufacturer, Austrak, has been acquired by a rail technology company for $50.5 million.