- 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
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
At the AusRAIL PLUS 2017 conference, two ARA Future Leader Program ‘project groups’ were announced as winners for their innovative ideas. The two project groups presented their innovative ideas as part of the ‘Where are we heading?’ plenary session at the conference....read more
Rail Careers Week will take place between 20 and 24 November 2017 and will coincide with AusRAIL PLUS 2017. The theme for 2017 is ‘Rail – The place to be’. The aim of the Week is to promote and provide a greater awareness about a career in rail, provide...read more