Australia will Buy New Railway Vehicles

Australia will Buy New Railway Vehicles
November 15, 2010 6:37 pm

The state of Victoria in Australia is set to invest A$723.4m to improve transport in the region, including an expansion of its rail network.

The government has allotted A$82.5m for the grade separation of the Main Road level crossing in St Albans and A$6.3m to refurbish the W-Class tram fleet for the City Circle Route.

It has also allotted A$135.3m for 20 VLocity train carriages, A$39.8m for 20min off-peak frequencies on the Geelong line, and $800,000 for Parkiteer bike cages at train stations.

In addition, the government will provide more station staff, a central CCTV control room, additional Transit Police and Metro staff, and a Metro safety control centre to actively monitor train stations.

The state said it had recently ordered 50 trams and approved additional weekly train services to increase capacity for another 20,000 passengers to accommodate peak-time travel in the morning and evening. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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