Train derailment at Wallan happened after track direction switch | ABC News

Investigators have begun sifting through the wreckage of a Sydney-to-Melbourne train that derailed last night, killing two people and injuring 12 others. The direction of rail tracks at the site of the fatal train derailment were changed earlier that day for the first time in weeks, the ABC has been told. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-21/wallan-train-derailment-union-says-track-awaiting-maintenance/11987230 … Read more Train derailment at Wallan happened after track direction switch | ABC News

Train driver and rail worker dead after passenger train derails north of Melbourne | ABC News

Investigators are sifting through the wreckage of a train that derailed north of Melbourne last night, killing two people and injuring a dozen. Read more here: https://ab.co/2ukNuEC For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our … Read more Train driver and rail worker dead after passenger train derails north of Melbourne | ABC News

Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses

Business groups in Canada are demanding the government end demonstrations that have paralysed the country’s rail network. They estimate the disruption is costing the country’s economy billions of dollars. The protesters oppose the building of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. It passes through the land of indigenous people known as First Nations in Canada. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses

Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes

Most of Canada’s main rail routes have ground to a halt, as mass protests continue against the construction of a natural gas pipeline. Indigenous groups are leading the movement over concerns the project will infringe on traditional lands. Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Tyendinaga, Ontario. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes

France’s Alstom to buy rail unit of Canadian firm Bombardier for $6.8 billion

French company Alstom said on Monday it had agreed to buy the rail division of Bombardier, speeding up the Canadian firm’s fire sale. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English … Read more France’s Alstom to buy rail unit of Canadian firm Bombardier for $6.8 billion

Storm Dennis clatters UK as army is deployed to bolster flood defences

The UK has been lashed by storm force winds and rain for a second weekend in a row. Storm Dennis has caused widespread disruption to air and rail travel, with a number of high profile sporting fixtures cancelled. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) ——- Watch more of our explainer series here – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Get more news at our … Read more Storm Dennis clatters UK as army is deployed to bolster flood defences

Protests force Canadian Railway to close its eastern network

The Canadian National Railway or CN Rail has announced it would shut its eastern network after indigenous-led demonstrators blocked rail lines for days. The decision has forced the cancellation of nearly all passenger train services nationwide. The protests are against the construction of a pipeline through an indigenous group’s traditional lands. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage … Read more Protests force Canadian Railway to close its eastern network

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle – MPs arrive at 10 Downing Street – REPLAY

PM Boris Johnson’s first big reshuffle of his premiership after weeks of political speculation on who’s staying and who’s going. The new Cabinet should be in place soon after lunchtime, at which point Mr Johnson will turn his attention to reshuffling the junior ranks. Read more Boris fires NI secretary Julian Smith after being ‘blindsided’ … Read more Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle – MPs arrive at 10 Downing Street – REPLAY

Johnson greenlights woodland-destroying high-speed rail in UK

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has approved a controversial high-speed rail project connecting London to northern England. Known as HS2, the line will cut journey times, allowing the UK to match other European nations which already have extensive high-speed rail. Al Jazeera’s Emma Haywood reports from Birmingham, England. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Johnson greenlights woodland-destroying high-speed rail in UK

UK’s high-speed rail project back on track

Europe’s largest infrastructure project is back on track, after the UK Cabinet gave the green light to plans for a high-speed rail network. But HS2 is controversial, having already doubled its original budget, and sparking concerns among environmental activists. Also in the show – the latest tough talk on financial equivalence post-Brexit, and how the … Read more UK’s high-speed rail project back on track