- 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
World in a Box is a short film celebrating the 50th anniversary of International Container Services into Australia. This short film: provides a permanent record of the 50th anniversary of the first international door-to-door container service that arrived in Australia...
The Conference on Railway Excellence (CORE) is hosted by the Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) and has firmly established itself in recent years as the premier technical event in the Australasian rail conference market, with a reputation for high quality...
On 17 September 2019, the Senate announced that the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee will be undertaking an inquiry into the management of the Inland Rail project by the Australian Rail Track Corporation and the Commonwealth Government....