The Australasian Railway Association has said that prioritising innovation will provide the certainty needed to support increased private sector investment and would drive skills development and jobs creation in the rail industry.
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The ARA has welcomed the policy that will support a strong Australian rail manufacturing sector and strengthen the supply chain.
Australia's 2020-21 Federal Budget is funding and fast-tracking several rail projects, including $102.3 million for METRONET high capacity signalling in Western Australia.
By making the projects part of the budget, ARA has highlighted the opportunity to invest in jobs-creating projects across the country.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed more than $300 million in additional funding for the Regional Rail Revival programme to help create more infrastructure jobs in Victoria.
The two-year strategic plan will see the ARA support the development of rail freight to create stronger connections between cities and regions.
The survey found that the Australian rail industry considers the continuation of infrastructure projects as the top support priority amidst COVID-19.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has called for new national standards to simplify government tendering processes for rail projects and help speed the post-COVID-19 recovery.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that an industry oversight group is to be established to lead the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art train management system.
Danny Broad, Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), provides an overview of three exciting and innovative projects being implemented by Australian rail freight operators which highlight how rail freight in the country is being transformed.
The ARA has called for more to be done to fully implement reform and ensure national consistency across the rail regulatory sector
Extensive interest in this initiative resulted in almost 50 applications from across both Australia and New Zealand.
Australia’s population growth is making rail transport an essential component of addressing the country’s growing public transport and freight needs.