Rail

Victorian Government allocates $3m for planning and design of Lara to Avalon Airport rail link

The Victorian Government has allocated $3 million to begin planning and design of the rail link from Lara to Avalon Airport.

EDI Rail-Bombardier Transportation is preferred tenderer for railcar maintenance and cleaning

EDI Rail-Bombardier Transportation (Maintenance) Pty Ltd (EDI-BT) is the preferred tenderer for a major railcar maintenance and cleaning contract in WA.

FEED work well advanced ahead of FID in Q3 2011 for Brockman's Marillana Iron Ore Project

With a final investment decision expected in Q3, FEED works are well advanced and on-site construction and development is ready to commence for Brockman's $1.

BHP Billiton releases proposals for $48 billion Outer Harbour facility expansion, Port Hedland

BHP Billiton Iron Ore's plans to expand its Outer Harbour facility in Port Hedland to 480 Mtpa will cost an estimated $48 billion and take 10 to 14 years to build.

QR National approves $185 million expansion of Goonyella coal rail network to support Hay Point

QR National has approved a $185 million expansion of the Goonyella coal rail network to support a major expansion of the Hay Point Coal Terminal, near Mackay.

Work on Pacific National's $110 million Greta Train Support Facility to commence June 2011

Pacific National will invest more than $110 million during the 12 month construction of its new Greta Train Support Facility following approval from the NSW Department of Planning.

Green light from WA Environmental Protection Authority for $4.3bn Oakajee port and rail project

The WA Environmental Protection Authority is satisfied that the Oakajee Port and Rail project in the Mid West can proceed provided recommended conditions are met.

PTA, John Holland and GHD alliance for $360m sinking of railway through CBD for Perth City Link

A public-private alliance comprising the Public Transport Authority (PTA), John Holland and GHD will sink part of the railway through Perth for the Perth City Link project.