- The Rail industry is vital to Australian business, carrying people and commodities on over 33,000km of track across the country.
- The sector has an estimated annual revenue of $26.56 billion, adding $10.43 billion to the Australian economy in 2018.
- Almost 60,000 people are employed in the sector across 961 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
Closing Tuesday 14 September 2021. The Rail Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is seeking subject matter experts to form a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the Rail Traffic Pilot project. The industry is experiencing rapid infrastructure growth and investment...
The final draft Case for Endorsement and Training Package materials developed as part of the Rail Customer Service Project, have undergone independent edit and quality assurance. The materials have been updated to address rail customer service skills and knowledge...
On 20 August 2021, the National Cabinet announced updates to the Freight Movement Code and Protocol with streamlined measures and a more consistent approach to assist with the efficient movement of goods around Australia. The new testing regime requires freight...