- 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
AISC approve Transport and Logistics Training Package release 6.0 and Cross Sector Supply Chain Skills
At its meeting on Tuesday 25 February 2020, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) approved the Transport and Logistics Training Package Release 6.0 for referral to the COAG Skills Council for endorsement. The training package included material for :...
Feedback closes Wednesday 22 April 2020. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the TLI Rail Infrastructure Skills Project, has finalised draft materials and is inviting feedback. Feedback to be submitted by close of business Wednesday 22 April 2020. [button...
Nominations open until 28 June 2020. The Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) have opened nominations for 2 awards and a scholarship: Young Railway Engineer Award - rewards outstanding young professionals up to the age of 35 Graduate Engineer Award -...