- 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
Hays annual Salary Guide indicates that 57% of employers intend to increase permanent distribution staff levels in the 2019/20 financial year.This vacancy activity will be focused on multi-skilled candidates across transport, warehousing and supply chain. This is the...
TLI Passenger Train Guard ProjectThe Rail Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has proposed a project to review the Certificate III Electric Passenger Train Guard Qualification and to develop a stream that caters for the diesel mode of power train guards or...
TLI Rail Infrastructure Skills ProjectWith over 130 billion dollars allocated for rail infrastructure upgrades, the Rail Industry Reference Committee (IRC) has proposed a project to review seven specific rail infrastructure qualifications and associated...