Australasian urban transport news

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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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    UGL and John Holland to operate Adelaide trams

    2020-03-12T10:33:00+00:00

    AUSTRALIA: The Torrens Connect joint venture of local bus operator Torrens Transit, UGL Rail Services and John Holland has been selected to operate light rail services in Adelaide, under a contract announced by the South Australian Public Transport Authority on March 10.

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    Fast-charge battery development funded

    2020-02-18T06:00:00+00:00

    AUSTRALIA: The development of fast-charge lithium-ion batteries to power catenary-free trams is among the projects which have been awarded A$11m of government funding under a programme to develop the national minerals sector.

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    Work starts on Perth suburban rail extension

    2019-11-28T13:49:00+00:00

    AUSTRALIA: The NEWest Alliance of CPB Contractors and Downer has been named preferred bidder to undertake the Yanchep Rail Extension and the Thornlie–Cockburn Link projects in Perth.

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