With 35 new inter-city routes shortlisted for testing, it's time to start taking hyperloop seriously.
There are no quick fixes.
The Australian government should look to the private sector to fund, develop and run more urban rail projects.
Many of Britain's railway employees, customers and bosses are unhappy at the state of the nation's services.
The private consortium CLARA is proposing a high speed rail network between Sydney and Melbourne paid for by value capture but it still relies on the benefits outweighing the costs.
High-speed rail is now a well-established technology and Australia needs it, as long as the project ticks all the boxes needed to deliver both private and public benefits.
The government knows the system is a shambles – but refuses to admit that rail privatisation has failed.
A fast rail link between Sydney and Melbourne was first proposed in 1984. So why haven't we done it yet?
International investors competing for a stake and the Federal Government's positive outlook for mining are both good signs for the largest companies in the transport sector.
Would you take a longer route to work for the good of all?
Elevated rail to remove level crossings, done properly, has many benefits – and the alternatives are more disruptive and costly. But announcing projects with little consultation is asking for trouble.
Improving the efficiency of existing rail infrastructure into Port Botany will deliver the capacity gains it will need.
Building more rail shouldn't be reliant on the public purse.
Instead of trying to maintain our usual routines in the face of huge disruptions, we should use them as a welcome opportunity to mix things up.
More than thirty gigantic infrastructure projects threaten Africa's environment without offering economic benefits.
The new Labour leader has been pilloried for extolling public ownership. In fact, he's bang on trend.
There are cutting edge technologies on the cards, but can anything displace railways?
Putting improvements to the northern lines on hold could pull the rug from under Osborne's plans for northern cities.
How does positive train control – safety technology that could have prevented this week's deadly Amtrak derailment – work and why is it still not on US rails?
If you're looking for key battles to watch in the New South Wales election, which could help decide who forms the next state government, then you need to know the story of the Newcastle railway line.