- 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
The Rail Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has developed Cases for Change for Training Package development work to address priority skills needs in the occupational areas below and is seeking your feedback. Safety Management Traffic Pilot This work is aimed at...
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Australasian Rail Industry Awards (ARI Awards), recognising and celebrating individual and company achievements in the rail industry, and showcasing examples of excellence and innovation to support its growth and success. The ARI...
Closing 6 April 2021. On behalf of the Rail Industry Reference Committee (IRC), the Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) for the projects below, have considered all stakeholder feedback and revised draft Training Package materials. Rail Train Driving The TAC for the...