28 Apr

Iron ore deal

Genesee and Wyoming Australia has signed a rail haulage agreement with a subsidiary of WPG Resources to transport 3.3 tonnes a year of iron ore from WPG’s Peculiar Knob mine to Port Pirie. The haulage service from a rail siding at Wirrida, on the Tarcoola to Darwin rail line, is expected to start in 2012. […]

09 Feb

New trains for Adelaide to Darwin line

Genesee & Wyoming has bought new high horsepower and energy-efficient standard gauge locomotives for its Australian railroad operations. The new locomotives are the first major investment by Genesee and Wyoming in Australia since it bought the concession to operate the AustralAsia Railway from FreightLink in December 2010. Genesee and Wyoming Australia Director Bert Easthope said […]

01 Dec

Genesee and Wyoming invests in railway

Genesee and Wyoming Inc (GWI) has paid $A334 million to buy the concession to operate the Tarcoola to Darwin Railway (AustralAsia Railway) and assets of FreightLink Pty Ltd, the Asia Pacific Consortium and joint venture sellers. The 2200 kilometre line links East Arm Port in Darwin to the interstate rail network in South Australia. FreightLink […]