Industry Capability Reports
Cutting-edge technology, products and services
The Australian Rail industry employs more than 142,000 people directly and
indirectly and is the sixth largest network in the world. Rail in Australia
contributes over $26 billion to the national economy and is at the
forefront of innovation, productivity and world’s best practice.
Australia's heavy haul railways carry some of the world's heaviest and
longest freight-trains. We operate the world’s largest light rail system
and specialise in technology, services, education and software for the rail
Australian rail continues to push the limits of efficiencies for business
across the world. Our heavy investment in technological advancement and
product development will ensure we continue to be a competitive player
within the global market place.
Australian Rail Industry at InnoTrans 2018
The largest ever Australian rail industry presence at InnoTrans 2018
showcases our innovative capabilities in technology, advanced
manufacturing, R&D, services and products, including simulation and
visualisation, planning, engineering and design, monitoring and control
systems, education and training, systems integration, operations,
maintenance, safety, standards and security.
Australia’s capability spans heavy haul, metro, light rail and niches in
high speed rail. We are renowned for our innovation, flexibility, and
ability to develop robust solutions that operate efficiently and reliably
in extreme climates and remote locations.
View the Australian Railway Industry Participant Directory for InnoTrans 2018 (PDF 6.75MB).
Transport and Rail Industry Organisations
Rail Transport Agencies and Operators