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Published quarterly, Track+Signal is the only magazine dedicated specifically to the business of rail transportation in Australasia. Its audience includes not only key corporate executives, engineers, politicians and other professionals within the rail industry but also serious amateur rail enthusiasts and those with a general interest in public transport infrastructure and technology and/or the rail heritage of Australia and New Zealand. Each issue carries articles on new equipment, track and station construction and staffing appointments, news briefs, case studies, company profiles, opinion and analysis essays, and tributes to historic rolling stock throughout Australasia and overseas. All content is aimed equally at experienced rail sector members and keen lay readers.
Rail is booming in New Zealand, where the Wairoa–Napier line has been reopened to logging traffic, optimism and confidence were the order of the day at the annual industry conference in June, a section of tunnel under the Auckland CBD has been completed as part of the City Rail Link project and the historic Dunedin station continues to serve the public as a multipurpose venue as well as a key transport hub. In Australia, a summit for current and emerging female leaders in rail, roads and transport infrastructure has provided a platform for the sharing of advice in Sydney and a similar event is now being planned to take place in Melbourne. Infrastructure investment by governments and private financiers is enabling track and associated facility expansion throughout Australasia (such as in north-west Sydney, where the country's first driverless passenger train is operational). In regional Australia, Goulburn has marked the 150th anniversary of the first train's arrival in that inland city and The Ghan service between Adelaide and Darwin is being celebrated on a new commemorative 50-cent coin.