This paper discusses a major Smart Cities project, the output of which is an interactive digital platform which tests optimal public transport patronage and employment creation potential of various railway station development options.
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell claims single-decker trains can carry more passengers per hour overall than double-decker trains because people can move on and off more quickly.
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine claims his Government has "improved train punctuality".
NSW Premier Mike Baird claims Labor did not deliver a single railway line when in government.
Fact Check: Did Infrastructure Australia say Queensland's Cross River Rail project is not needed until 2036?
The Leader of One Nation in Queensland, Steve Dickson, says Infrastructure Australia has said the Cross River Rail project is "not needed" until 2036.
This report shows that while a bullet train may be a captivating idea, it’s not realistic for Australia. Our population is small and spread over vast distances; the countries most like us – Canada and the United States – don’t have bullet trains either.
This draft plan outlines the New Zealand Government’s vision and priorities for rail. The long-term vision is for New Zealand’s national rail network to provide modern transit systems in the largest cities, and to enable increasing volumes of freight to be moved off the roads...
Introducing intercity: how regional rail can rebalance population growth and create a "state of cities" in Victoria
This report has been prepared by a team of transport and planning experts at the Rail Futures Institute. It provides a blueprint for the next thirty years of regional rail development in Victoria, to support projected population growth.