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Research commissioned by ARA and RISSB has found that ineffective type approval processes are costing the Australian rail industry $230 million per year.
At InnoTrans 2022, Global Railway Review Editor, Craig Waters, met with Joeley Pettit, Director of Corporate Affairs, Passenger Rail and Sustainability from the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), to discover Australia’s vision for the future of rail, and what strategies will be key in achieving these ideas.
An ARA report entitled Towards a National Local Content Policy has confirmed that a national approach to local content policies would deliver significant benefits.
Ahead of InnoTrans 2022, Global Railway Review asked Caroline Wilkie, CEO of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), what she is expecting from this year's event.
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Australasian rail passenger numbers have risen in the second quarter of 2022, despite remaining 38.1 per cent below pre-pandemic levels.
The ARA have welcomed announcement of the 9 October 2022 opening date of the METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link.
The ARA have welcomed NSW Government’s $500 million commitment to support the delivery of faster rail from Sydney to the Central Coast.
The ARA have warned that delays to key rail projects could see NSW lose valuable rail skills as workers seek greater certainty in other states.