- 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
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...
As a direct result of the 2019 Skills Forecasts & Proposed Schedule of Work submitted by the Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) Australian Industry Standards (AIS) supports, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has approved the transport and...
Growth across the country's transport sector will be driven by the road and rail sectors according to a new report by Fitch Solutions.The credit market data specialist said the Federal Government's 10-year Infrastructure Investment Plan (IIP) supported the forecast...