- 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 Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations Program is designed to support communitites along the Inland Rail alignment, by making voluntary financial contributions to eligible community groups running events, projects and activities which contribute to the...
The Technical Advisory Committees have finalised draft Training Package materials for the following projects, and are seeking feedback: ...
Following the success of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) Women in Rail Mentoring Program piloted in 2019, the ARA will continue the program in 2020. It is a six-month program designed to support, guide and retain women currently employed in the rail...