- 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
Nominations open until 28 June 2020. The Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) have opened nominations for 2 awards and a scholarship: Young Railway Engineer Award - rewards outstanding young professionals up to the age of 35 Graduate Engineer Award -...
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) runs a variety of one and two-day courses throughout the year to provide industry employees with a better understanding of the rail industry overall, as well as specific technical areas such as rail signalling, rollingstock...
Lockyer Valley Regional Council has joined forces with Toowoomba Regional Council and Ipswich City Council to form the Ipswich to Toowoomba Passenger Rail Alliance. The three Councils have invited key industry representatives to join the alliance, including...