Australia’s busiest rail network outside of the Sydney and Melbourne suburban passenger networks will shut down for four days next week to commission new track, finalise major capacity upgrade works and carry out important maintenance.
Under the terms of its Environment Protection Licence with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA), ARTC was required to undertake a pilot monitoring program of particulate emissions.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) will begin a five day track upgrade in Cootamundra, ARTC CEO John Fullerton said.
CEO of Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) John Fullerton announced it would be bringing the majority of its asset maintenance requirements in house once current contracts with two alliance partners (Transfield Services and Downer Rail) expire in December 2012.
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has welcomed the interim report from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) on the safety of rail operations on the Melbourne-Sydney interstate rail line.
As part of the largest modernisation of the Interstate Rail Network in generations, the upgrade of the ballast and drainage systems along the main North South rail line connecting Sydney to Melbourne has been accelerated.
The rebuilding of the Interstate Rail Network between Broken Hill and Parkes has today reached the halfway mark with the laying of the 500,000th new, Australian-made concrete sleeper.
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) today commenced work on major rail upgrade project between Singleton and Muswellbrook on the Hunter Valley rail network which will foster increased capacity and reliability.
The elimination of sharp bends along the Interstate Rail Network between Newcastle and the Queensland border is progressing on schedule with yet another section of track – this time between Rappville and Leeville – having now been straightened.