- 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 Rail Industry Reference Committee is seeking feedback in regards to the below cases for change within the Training Package work. A Case for Change has been developed by the Rail IRC to develop two new Skill Sets. 1. Autonomous Trains and Rail Vehicles Skill Set...read more
The Rail Industry Reference Committee (IRC) invites stakeholders to provide feedback to inform the development of the 2018 Rail IRC Skills Forecast. Feedback can be provided by clicking here. The opportunity to have input into the 2018 IRC Skills Forecast closes next...read more
Latest from the (External link)Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator(External link): Asbestos found in imported friction wear plates - WA Govt alertread more