- 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 Technical Advisory Committee for the TLI (Rail) Passenger Train Guard project, has finalised draft materials and would like your feedback. Draft Qualification, Skill Sets and Units of Competency are available to view, feedback to be submitted by close of business...
4Tel, a Newcastle based digital rail specialist, is developing an advanced driver advisory system using artificial intelligence, to assist a train driver in the safe operation of a locomotive. The company has been working on the AI system since 2016. With progress...
Queensland secures more federal money for Gold Coast Light Rail and Port of Brisbane Inland Rail connection
The Queensland Government has secured addtional federal funding for the Gold Coast Light Rail and $20 million to fund business cases for a Port of Brisbane connection as part of an Inland Rail deal with the federal government. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark...