- 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
Closes 28th August 2019. Cross Sector Supply Chain Skills Project Regardless of which industry you’re currently working in, you’ll be impacted by multiple supply chains each and every day. Most likely you’re part of a supply chain, be it moving people,...read more
Work has commenced on the Train and Network Control Operations Review and Network Fault Support projects, and the Rail Industry Reference Committee is forming a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for each project.Your industry expertise and insight is...read more
Individuals and organisations from across the Australasian rail industry were recognised for their outstanding achievements and innovations in rail at the Australasian Rail Industry Awards held on 11 July 2019.Congratulations to all the winners, who were:Career...read more