Understanding Australia's urban railways

Understanding Australia's Urban Railways provides an overview of the urban passenger and freight railways in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. For passenger rail, the report explores service provision; patronage trends; recent and planned network expansion; and the key challenges facing each system. In addition, the report examines the main characteristics of each city's rail freight network including: the extent of the freight/passenger rail interface; recent and planned network expansion; and the principal freight task on each system.

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Source https://www.bitre.gov.au/publications/2012/report_131
Author BITRE
Maintainer BITRE
Last Updated October 24, 2022, 05:34 (UTC)
Created September 8, 2022, 04:03 (UTC)
Asset Type Report
AGIFT Theme Transport
Source (Internal / External) External - Other
Access Rights Open
Temporal Coverage From 1995
Temporal Coverage To 2012
Geographic Scope National
Data Status Current