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RAIL PROGRESS

Crossing the Katherine River, work on Australia's Alice Springs to Darwin railway (NCEI September) is progressing well. At the end of September only 242km of the total 1,178km clearance remained to be done and 71% of the embankment works were complete. Of the 77 minor bridges, 47 had been completed and seven of the nine major crossings were finished with the first beam having been launched for the crossing of the Elizabeth river on 3 October. Tracklaying is now 33% complete with 949km ...

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