A leading Victorian business group has urged the State Government to start planning for a second underground rail loop, between Melbourne University and St Kilda.
The incident happened as the woman tried to cross in front of the tram at the corner of Collins and Elizabeth streets about 3pm. Yarra Trams spokeswoman Naomi Helleren said the woman was trapped under a bar at the front of the tram.
A carefully planned outing to Sydney ended dismally for a Bowral family recently when the late arrival of their train left them stranded late at night at Campbelltown Railway Station.
Bundaberg train drivers will meet today to discuss their response to an agreement about a back-up speed-limiting device.
Drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians and others routinely try to beat trains. From January to November last year, 19 people were injured and one person died in 55 accidents at grade crossings across Virginia, according to the Federal Railroad Administration’s safety analysis office.
Land Transport New Zealand has agreed to contribute over $760,000 to fund an evaluation of different power modes for Auckland passenger rail services.
Australian listed property trust developers and retailers Westfield and Multiplex - which have increasing exposure to the London market - are keeping a close watch on reports that nine out of 10 retailers in London's controversial congestion zone view the introduction of the congestion charge as having an adverse affect on their business.
Amtrak "is dying and everyone knows it," U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta said Monday, but President Bush is committed to reforming the nation's passenger rail system.
Metra and other railroads would compete with Amtrak to run long-distance passenger trains under a concept the nation's top transportation official announced today in Chicago to replace the "fundamentally irrational" intercity rail system
The Federal Government is again under fire over its regional grants program, with the Opposition raising concerns in Parliament about a $600,000 offer to a bankrupt rail project in the Queensland seat of Forde.