In September, a delegation from the Australasian Railway Association came to Australia’s Parliament to promote its new framework for supporting the development of the country’s railway industry. What does the plan entail and how it can it help support the industry’s growth going forward? Patrick Kingsland speaks to ARA Chairman, Bob Herbert.
In July, Network Rail announced plans to open new infrastructure projects to tender, in a bid to attract private sector funding and drive competition. But how realistic are the new reforms, given the group’s poor record in engaging with third parties? Ross Davies reports.