Parliament's investigation of the Madrid train bombings opened yesterday with a witness account of three young men wearing wool caps on a warm spring day, and with handkerchiefs covering their faces, at the station that was the starting point of the attacks.
A steam train whistled “heaps” of times before it collided with the trailer of a B-double truck, a former Benalla man told Wangaratta Court yesterday.
Two senior Spanish police officers have contradicted claims soon after the Madrid train bombings made by the government then in power that there was evidence to show Basque separatists were responsible.
Operators of Victorian country rail terminals want the State Government to ensure their businesses are not destroyed and a monopoly created if Pacific National takes over Freight Australia.
Railways Minister Laloo today surprised everyone, with no hikes in fares and freight charges, and touched the hearts of the youth by making second class travel free for those attending interviews for government jobs.
The decision to close a railway branch line near West Wyalong has upset the local community.
Dwindling foreign student numbers and extra trains have reduced passenger loads on Auckland buses, casting doubt on the future of some services.
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd has moved a step nearer to becoming the "new force in iron ore" with Worley Group Ltd's appointment to manage detailed studies on its planned $1.85 billion Pilbara project.
Sir Richard Branson’s bid to add a main London to Scotland route to his rail empire ended today. Sir Richard’s Virgin Group was part of a consortium bidding with three other companies for the East Coast Main Line franchise.
Rail has to make giant leaps to persuade companies to take goods off Auckland roads, industry insiders say. Getting more containers on to trains would cut back congestion but exporters such as Auckland Farmers Freezing Company have turned their back on rail.
Work has begun on a new rail link to Cardiff International Airport. The £6m scheme will enable people from as far as Birmingham and Swindon to use the airport in Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan.