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Government fails to explain why stations shortlisted for upgrades

Government fails to explain why stations shortlisted for upgrades

The state's Auditor-General has raised concerns about decisions to prioritise four train stations for accessibility upgrades.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan

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Sydney Trains real-time updates restored after IT outage
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Sydney Trains real-time updates restored after IT outage

An IT issue affected trains on every line on Monday night.

  • by Rachel Clun
'Major' IT outage hits Sydney Trains network

'Major' IT outage hits Sydney Trains network

The digital screens that show Sydney commuters real-time information about trains were hit by a "major" IT outage on Monday night.

  • by Ben Grubb
Labor commits $8 billion to fast-track Sydney Metro West
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Labor commits $8 billion to fast-track Sydney Metro West

Labor leader Michael Daley said Labor, if elected to government at the March 23 state election, would also spend $3 billion upgrading Sydney’s existing rail network.

  • by Lisa Visentin and Matt O'Sullivan
'No sugar-coating this': Car crash to cause delays on airport line until Thursday
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'No sugar-coating this': Car crash to cause delays on airport line until Thursday

A driver who crashed into a rail signal box has caused significant disruptions to rail commuters, with repairs costing hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Riverwood car crash leads to Sydney train delays
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Riverwood car crash leads to Sydney train delays

A car crash has damaged signalling equipment, causing delays across the Sydney Trains network.

  • by Rachel Clun
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From the Archives, 1969: Southern Aurora train crash kills nine
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From the Archives, 1969: Southern Aurora train crash kills nine

50 years ago the Southern Aurora express train collided with a goods train outside of Violet Town, Victoria. We revisit the tragedy with this article from the archives.

  • by Ken Hooper with staff writers
Sydney's stretched rail network in store for $900m in new trains
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Sydney's stretched rail network in store for $900m in new trains

Record growth on Sydney's stretched rail network has spurred the Berejiklian government to buy another batch of Waratah trains.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Maintenance work sparks cancellations and delays on Perth trains
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Maintenance work sparks cancellations and delays on Perth trains

Early-morning commute disrupted on Perth trains after maintenance work took longer than expected.

  • by staff writers
New metro rail line to Sydney's south-east in the pipeline
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New metro rail line to Sydney's south-east in the pipeline

The state's top transport officials have quietly been considering four options for an 'eastern extension' to the Sydney Metro West line.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Overhaul of decades-old Sydney passenger trains running late
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Overhaul of decades-old Sydney passenger trains running late

An overhaul of hundreds of Tangara trains and carriages was supposed to be finished by mid last year. Now it's unlikely to be completed until 2020.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan