- 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
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) recently conducted a member survey of rail suppliers, contractors and freight operators on the impact of COVID-19 to their business. They have now released their report of findings - Preparing for Recovery. The survey found...
Final draft Training Package materials for the below projects, have undergone independent edit and quality assurance and are now available to view. TLI (Rail) Network Fault Support TLI (Rail) Passenger Train Guard TLI (Rail) Train and Network Control Operations Review...
The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONSR) has updated its guidance on Identifying Rail Safety Work under the Rail Safety National Law (RSNL). This reflects the changes to the RSNL that are currently being progressed and are anticipated to come into...