Researchers from Australia and Indonesia are developing computer models to predict how railcars will respond to different track conditions, to improve rail safety and efficiency in both countries.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched the Value of Rail Report, which looks at the contribution of rail to the country, at the AusRAIL PLUS 2017 conference this week.
Brian Middleton, Vice President – ANZ at Bentley Systems, talks to Roads & Infrastructure Magazine about how to take building information modelling beyond level 1, and the roadblocks in the way for Australia and New Zealand.
Around $30 million worth of feasibility and detailed design contracts have been awarded in four sections of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project across New South Wales and Victoria.
A leading researcher from the University of Sydney Business School suggests governments are well placed to recover transport infrastructure costs by asking homeowners and businesses that benefit financially from the developments to share this benefit.