Trains

Freo roads trucked up because of ship damage to rail bridge

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Aleisha Orr With the Fremantle rail bridge off limits to trains, commuters aren’t the only ones being affected; freight that would usually be trained to the port now has to go via road.

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Wild storm lashes the South West and Perth

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Brendan Foster A wild storm has ripped roofs off homes in the South West and blacked out more than 20,000 homes.

Colin Barnett government ignored Fremantle Traffic Bridge danger

A ship hits the Fremantle Rail Bridge after a wild storm in Perth.

Brendan Foster Fremantle Labor MP Simone McGurk says the Barnett government can no longer ignore the dangers of a ship crashing into the run-down Fremantle Traffic Bridge after a vessel hit the nearby rail bridge.

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Mystery train man 'Passenger X' makes contact

Passengers work to free Passenger X from the train.

Liam Ducey A passenger who witnessed a mystery-man, dubbed passenger X, fail to watch the gap at Stirling Train Station on Wednesday said passengers were first told there was a medical emergency.

Fog delays flights, slows roads across Perth's metro area

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Liam Ducey A thick band of fog descended on Perth this morning, delaying flights and causing major congestion on the roads.

Perth man who didn't 'mind the gap' freed

People get off the train to help push the train and free the man.

Dozens of passengers have had to rock a train carriage back and forth to free a man whose leg was caught in the gap at a Perth station.

Australia's strongest woman lifting support for RSPCA

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Liam Ducey Asha Tracey might look like your average 26-year-old, but she lives somewhat of a double life.

Driver charged after crashing into train in Cannington

Police say the man allegedly hit a car and then was struck by a train.

Liam Ducey A 26-year-old man has been charged after he crashed his car, continued driving and was hit by a train in Cannington on Monday night.

Youth learn train safety tips from amputee

Jonathan Beninca lost his right arm and leg while messing around on railway tracks.

Jonathan Beninca was 19 years old when he was struck by a train and lost his right leg and arm. "I missed the train home and was messing around on the tracks, throwing rocks at stationary trains," Mr...

Cycling

Menzies: WA outback sets the scene for a two-day cycle dash

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Aleisha Orr A couple of dogs, that do not seem to belong to anyone, meander onto the track as the PA blares that the first of the riders about just five kilometers from the finish line.

New hotel pegged for Perth City Link site

A new hotel will be part of the Perth City Link.

Candice Barnes Rock concerts and regular trains might not make for a restful night’s sleep, but Perth could soon see a new hotel built as part of the City Link project.

Millipedes suspected in Clarkson train crash

Clarkson trains crash.

Ambulances have been called to Clarkson station after a train crashed into a stationary train while rail commuters were boarding their Perth-bound ride on Tuesday morning.

'Dumb', life-threatening train trip comes up short

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Rania Spooner Train surfing the Nullarbor: "just plain dumb".

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Busking Brooks would put gold on the line to win back his reputation

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Allen Newton Mean Machine Olympic gold medallist Neil Brooks is busking on the streets of London trying to earn a living.

Western derby day derailed

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Robyn Preston Planning officials have been criticised over the timing of rail works that will see train line closures during the western derby weekend.

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Peak hour sex act on Armadale train line

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Aleisha Orr A woman has told of her shock at seeing a young woman performing a sex act on a man on a peak hour train heading to Armadale on Thursday afternoon.

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$80 million for Aubin Grove station

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Lara Hyams An ambitious plan by the state government will see $80 million spent on a train station and accompanying 2000-bay car park at Aubin Grove in an attempt to ease pressure on the already-packed...

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Barnett bets on a Burswood stadium vision

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Courtney Trenwith Premier Colin Barnett has confirmed the worst kept secret in Perth - the new sport stadium will be built on the Burswood peninsula.

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Perth wakes up to a $100m clean-up after storm of the year

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Colin Barnett has declared the devastating storm that hit Perth a natural disaster as the city braces for more hail, lightning, gales and flooding this afternoon.