Australasian Railway Association News

ACT Greens/Labor commit to light rail in Canberra

ACT Greens/Labor commit to light rail in Canberra

7th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) congratulates ACT Labor in securing another four years in office after ACT Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury announced his support for Katy Gallagher. The number one agreement between the two parties is an immediate commitment to Light Rail in Australia’s Capital.

Transport reform network launch to improve transport

Transport reform network launch to improve transport

4th Sep 2012 Press Release Rail News

More than 300 business, industry and community leaders will come together today at Sydney’s Town hall to launch the Transport Reform Network (TRN), a cross-industry coalition aiming to address Australia’s looming transport crisis by seeking changes in the scoping, funding and pricing of transport infrastructure.

ACT Light Rail costs do not stack up

ACT Light Rail costs do not stack up

23rd May 2012 Press Release Rail News

According to the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), the URS cost estimates of $600-$860M for a 13km light rail network connecting Gungahlin and Civic should be re-examined.

More to fatigue management than train driver hours

More to fatigue management than train driver hours

13th Mar 2012 Press Release Rail News

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA), on behalf of the Australian Rail Industry is stressing today that rail fatigue management is much more sophisticated than shift time limits and therefore, rail should be able to manage its fatigue using modern risk management methods.