- 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
The Australasian Railway Association launches 2 new social networks for women and young professionals
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched two new social networking groups to bring together women and young people as they develop their careers in the rail industry. The Women in Rail Network and Young Rail Professionals Network LinkedIn groups will...
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 Friday 15 May 2020. [button...
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched a new whole of industry Rail e-Mentoring Program open to all employees of ARA member organisations. The program provides a way to contribute to the rail industry by sharing industry insights and practical career...