- The Rail industry underpins Australian business as it carries people and commodities on 35,015 kilometres of track across the country.
- It has an estimated annual revenue of $27.1 billion, adding $12.4 billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16.
- The industry employs more than 55,500 people across more than 170 companies comprising private and public operators, passenger and freight operators, track owners and managers, manufacturers and suppliers that operate in urban, regional, and rural areas of Australia.
Latest Rail Industry News
Applications close 31 January 2020. From new student laptops, events to break the cycle of isolation for farmers and bringing the magic of Dolly Parton to Narromine, Inland Rail have announced 19 initiatives to improve the wellbeing of regional communities in which...
The Australasian Rail Industry Awards aim to recognise the outstanding individual and company achievements in the rail industry, promoting diversity, excellence and innovation all for the betterment of rail. Supporting this premier event is the Australasian Railway...
Consultation closes 7 February 2020. Community consultaton has opened on the redesign of Exhibition Station as part of the Cross River Rail Project. A newly upgraded Exhibition Station will provide rail services all year round for one of Brisbane’s fastest growing...