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    Gold Coast light rail extension study funded

    2020-08-11T12:35:00+01:00

    AUSTRALIA: Queensland’s state government and the Gold Coast city administration have agreed to fund a A$7m business case study into further extensions of the Gold Coast light rail line.

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    Gold Coast going contactless

    2020-08-03T05:00:00+01:00

    AUSTRALIA: Cubic Transportation Systems has begun the installation of contactless payment equipment on the Gold Coast light rail line in Queensland under a A$371m smart ticketing contract awarded by regional transport agency TransLink.

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    Immersive tram simulators

    2020-06-23T07:00:00+01:00

    AUSTRALIA: Transurb has supplied Sydney light rail operator Transdev with five tailor-made simulators which use the TrainLab virtual training platform to replicate the city’s mixed fleet of Alstom Citadis X05 and CAF Urbos 3 trams.

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    Bayswater rebuilding contract awarded

    2020-04-15T08:03:00+01:00

    AUSTRALIA: The government of Western Australia has awarded the Coleman Rail-led Evolve Bayswater Alliance a A$253m contract for the reconstruction of Bayswater station on the Perth suburban network.

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    NSW tenders Sydney Metro West tunnelling

    2020-04-08T14:19:00+01:00

    AUSTRALIA: Tendering for the construction of the 24 km Sydney Metro West driverless metro line between the city centre and Parramata was formally launched by New South Wales Transport Minister on Andrew Constance on April 7.

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    Sydney light rail Kingsford branch opens

    2020-04-06T11:41:00+01:00

    AUSTRALIA: The 3·2 km five-stop light rail branch from Moore Park via Anzac Parade south to Juniors Kingsford was opened for revenue service on April 3, completing Sydney’s CBD & South East LRT network.

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