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Tuesday December 18, 2018

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Proposed SA Freight Corridor Criticised
Civil
Monday January 30 2017

Proposed SA Freight Corridor Criticised

South Australia's peak transport industry lobby group has expressed major concerns with a Liberal proposal to build a freight-only airport east of Adelaide to link with...

WA Report backs Tunnel for Perth Freight Link
Infrastructure
Tuesday April 26 2016

WA Report backs Tunnel for Perth Freight Link

A tunnel as part of the controversial Perth Freight Link will reduce road deaths, increase house values and create more jobs, a study has found, but...

Intermodal Terminals Vital to Expansion of Rail Freight
Infrastructure
Thursday September 17 2015

Intermodal Terminals Vital to Expansion of Rail Freight

The creation of intermodal terminals at various locations in Victoria will play a critical role in the expansion of rail freight transportation and containerisation of codes...

Melbourne to Brisbane Rail to Cost $10 billion
Civil
Friday September 11 2015

Melbourne to Brisbane Rail to Cost $10 billion

Plans to build the mooted Melbourne to Brisbane railway will cost around $10 billion but add $22.5 billion to the Australian economy and generate up to...

Victorian Freight Rail Project to cost $416m
Civil
Tuesday August 18 2015

Victorian Freight Rail Project to cost $416m

A major overhaul of Victoria's rail freight network is set to cost almost double what the state government has so far budgeted for the project.

Dozens of Homes Maybe Demolished for Perth Freight Link
Zoning
Friday May 22 2015

Dozens of Homes Maybe Demolished for Perth Freight Link

A tunnel could be an easy alternative to save dozens of homes from being demolished to make way for the Perth Freight Link, the West Australian...

Huge Perth Road Project ‘Rushed’: Opposition
Civil
Monday February 16 2015

Huge Perth Road Project ‘Rushed’: Opposition

A huge road construction project in Perth is being rushed in order to meet political deadlines, the opposition in Western Australia has claimed.

Australia Lags Badly in Heavy Freight Rail
Infrastructure
Monday November 10 2014

Australia Lags Badly in Heavy Freight Rail

A leading infrastructure expert says the Australia is in desperate need of a mainline railway capable of carrying big freight tonnages at lower cost.