NSW infrastructure

Billion dollar boost for regional NSW

NSW Government will invest in transport, energy, water and projects that turbocharge regional economies Regional NSW will receive record investment under the NSW Government’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund, announced in the... Read more »
L-R Transport minister Andrew Constance, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Rodd Staples program director for Sydney Metro pictured at the Windsor Rd Bridge construction site for Sydney Metro at Rouse Hill on May 8, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ben Rushton/Fairfax Media)

Skytrain bridge brings Sydney Metro a step closer

The metro rail line to Sydney’s north-west is one step closer to completion with the unveiling of a “mini-Anzac Bridge” over Windsor Road at Rouse Hill. The deck of the landmark Sydney... Read more »

Sydney’s Central Station to be transformed

Sydney’s Central station to be transformed with underground walkway to platforms and shops Sydney’s Central Station will receive a brand new underground concourse to better connect passengers to trains, buses, light rail... Read more »
Sydney Metro project

Sydney Metro extends to the south west

With the upgrade, commuters travelling on the Bankstown line will have new and direct access to major CBD Metro stations Western Sydney commuters will receive more frequent trains and faster travel times when... Read more »
The Dubai RTA chief Mattar Al Tayer with a representative of the Chinese driverless flying car, or AAV, maker Ehang. “We are working hard to start operation of the AAV this July,” said Mr Al Tayyer. Courtesy APCO Worldwide

Dubai plans to roll out pilot-less flying taxis this summer

Chinese passenger drones Ehang 184  are coming to Dubai in July 2017 Dubai has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority said on Monday, with the aim of... Read more »
Sydney's first Metro station takes shape. Photo: Sydney Metro

Sydney’s first Metro station takes shape

The Hills are alive with public transport Australia’s biggest public transport project and Sydney’s first metro station  is taking shape at Cudgegong Road. The booming North-West region will get an unprecedented boost... Read more »
Easy-Go Connect awarded Transurban Community Grant

Easy-Go Connect awarded Transurban Community Grant

Easy-Go Connect, which provides an essential transport service for the frail aged and people with disabilities and their carers, has been announced as a recipient of a Transurban Community Grant, which supports... Read more »
The third Bosphorus bridge linking the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkey opens world’s largest suspension bridge connecting Asia and Europe

Turkey opened one of the world’s biggest suspension bridges in Istanbul spanning the strait between Asia and Europe. The government says it is the widest of its kind in the world ISTANBUL... Read more »
Uber comes to Australia

Uber to be legalised in Victoria with $2 levy charge

Victoria’s Government has announced plans to legalise Uber and it’s going to cost everyone $2 a ride The Victorian government has announced that over the next two years it will be overhauling the... Read more »
Germany to introduce driverless trains by 2020

Germany to introduce driverless trains by 2020

Germany is set to begin introducing driverless trains within the next 5 years. The Chairman of Deutsche Bahn, Rudiger Grube, reportedly told German newspapers that by 2021, 2022 or 2023 the company... Read more »
Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest tunnel, opens in Switzerland

Switzerland unveils world’s longest rail tunnel under Alps

The new Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland is the world’s longest train tunnel running at 57 km long under the Alps. The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, opened... Read more »
An artist's impression of the planned Sydney light rail near the QV building in the CBD. Supplied: NSW Government

Sydney Metro would change Sydney forever: NSW Premier

Sydney’s new world-class rail one step closer The formal planning process for Sydney Metro City & Southwest has begun, bringing new world-class metro rail one step closer for the city. The new... Read more »

Sydneysiders, get ready for the next George Street closure

CBD commuters are advised to rethink their travel plans with the next part-closure of Sydney’s George Street to begin late on Wednesday 2 December as construction of the Sydney Light Rail continues.... Read more »
Riot police responded to protests in Paris after French taxi drivers overturned cars and set fire to tyres in protest against taxi app Uber

Anti-Uber protest turns to guerrilla warfare across France

French cabbies Burn Cars, Attack Uber Drivers French taxi drivers have burned cars and blocked transport hubs as part of a nationwide strike against the mobile-based service Uber. Some 2,800 cabbies took... Read more »
Sydney Metro project

Sydney Metro industry briefing draws hundreds of international experts

More than 460 industry representatives from Australian and international firms attended Sudney Metro project industry briefing, which detailed plans for Sydney Metro and the process for industry to contribute to the project... Read more »
An artist's impression of the planned Sydney light rail near the QV building in the CBD. Supplied: NSW Government

Sydney light rail construction only months away

NSW Government warns CBD commuters to brace for disruption during Sydney light rail construction Sydneysiders should brace for major disruptions when construction of the city’s new light rail begins in the CBD... Read more »

Rural Transport should be key focus of UN post-2015 Development Framework

Rural Communities will represent 30% of the global population in 2030, and it is vital that they are not “left behind” in the new post-2015 development framework Rural Communities will represent 30%... Read more »

More than $5 million on Road Safety for Aboriginal communities

Safer Drivers Course and Bike Safety Program are main features of the Plan The NSW Government has launched its new Aboriginal Road Safety Action Plan 2014-2017, which provides more than $5 million... Read more »

Rebuilding NSW: $8.9 billion to boost Sydney’s Transport System

The new infrastructure project of about $8.9 billion is termed a game-changer, one that would transform Sydney forever, announced NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian. “Sydney’s future lies in building a... Read more »