Pacific National has taken delivery of six new UGL locomotive workhorses in the latest of a series of handover ceremonies.
The new 4400-horsepower C44ACi locomotives numbered 9301 to 9306 were built by UGL at its production facility in Broadmeadow, Newcastle,...
"Australia should be calling for better infrastructure," said Australasian Railway Association (ARA) CEO Bryan Nye at the launch of the Transport Reform Network.
More than 300 business, industry and community leaders came together at Sydney’s town hall yesterday for the...
UGL presented one of the last Oscar Stage 3 passenger trains to RailCorp at a special handover ceremony last month.
UGL, which is currently building and delivering an additional 25 cars under Stage 3A - an extension to Stage 3...
Downer EDI Limited has signed a new five-year agreement with Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) which will see locomotive manufacturing move away from Australian soil.
Under the new agreement, EMD will manufacture all locomotives for the Australian market at a new low-cost...
UGL Limited has announced that it has secured four significant new orders to supply and maintain freight locomotives to various blue-chip Australian customers, with an end value of approximately $190 million. Under these new awards, UGL will deliver a total of 38 locomotives to customers including the supply of: GE Evolution locomotives to support Rio [...]
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian has announced the ‘biggest shakeup to the State’s railways in a generation to fix the trains and provide customers with the service standard they deserve’. The Fixing the Trains initiative includes the breakup of RailCorp and the creation of two new specialist organisations to service the ‘different needs of Sydney [...]
A $570 million construction contract for Melbourne’s Regional Rail Link has been awarded by Federal Member for Gellibrand Nicola Roxon and Victorian Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder. The contract was awarded to a consortium consisting of: John Holland, Abigroup, Coleman Rail, AECOM & GHD, who will partner with MTM, V/Line and the Regional Rail Link [...]
QR National recently signalled its long-term commitment to the Hunter Valley by announcing plans for a modern train support facility at Hexham near the Port of Newcastle. At an estimated capital cost of up to $100 million, the proposed facility would support the company’s growing New South Wales coal haulage business and alleviate capacity pressures [...]
The Australasian Railway Association has said that ‘decades of debate are threatening to destroy the chances of Australia securing a high speed rail network and the desperately needed alternative to Sydney’s only airport’. The Association said the ‘do nothing’ approach will see Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane-Gold Coast grow into ‘mega cities crippled by congestion and governments [...]
Earlier today, the Australian and Chinese governments signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding to ‘strengthen cooperation on delivering infrastructure’. The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese, signed the MOU on Enhancing Cooperation in Infrastructure Construction with the Chinese Minister of Commerce, Mr Chen Deming, at Parliament House this morning. This follows Mr Albanese’s official visit to China [...]