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Thanks to the 2016 Sponsors

Platinum and Gala Dinner Sponsor


Downer is a leader in the rail industry and together with our key technology partners, we provide whole of life asset management solutions to our customers with a focus on Zero Harm.

Leveraging our global supply chain, we deliver best-in-class rolling stock assets that are customised to meet our customers’ geographical, logistical and business needs.

We help our customers move the economy forward by ensuring they get the very most out of their investment in rail assets.

We pride ourselves on our capacity to build strong partnerships with customers and deliver effective through-life support of their assets. We are committed to innovation and use technology to reliably and safely extend maintenance cycles and increase the time trains spend in service.
For our passenger customers we have delivered more than 1150 passenger cars to Australian operators. This includes electric passenger cars for Brisbane and Perth, the Millennium train and 624 Waratah passenger cars to Sydney Trains.

Whilst for our freight customers we provide extensive experience in the design, customisation and delivery of diesel-electric freight locomotives & wagons throughout Australia. Downer’s customers include Pacific National, Aurizon, BHP Billiton, Fortescue Metals Group, Genesee & Wyoming, SCT Logistics, Whitehaven, SSR, CFCLA, Qube and Rio Tinto.

Official Welcome Reception Sponsor


Working together to connect the people and places of South Australia. The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure works as part of the community to deliver effective planning policy, efficient transport, and valuable social and economic infrastructure. By harnessing the diversity of our purposes and people we strive to achieve positive outcomes that will improve the lifestyles of all South Australians every day.

Exhibition Networking Drinks Sponsor


McConnell Dowell’s rail capability is comprehensive. From the provision of maintenance and renewal services for discerning asset owners, to the design and construction of every element of the rail system, McConnell Dowell has the skills and experience to deliver exceptional outcomes.

Lanyard Sponsor

The skill of building a modern railway rests with integrating many engineering disciplines. We have experts in railway systems, rolling stock, rail operations, asset management and infrastructure construction, renewal and maintenance. We have developed recognised industry expertise in systems engineering, systems integration and assurance. Our systems engineering allows for the packaging of complex engineering projects into manageable components across a project lifecycle. These packages detail the customer requirements as specifications, which are continually verified during each phase of the project life-cycle. Our systems integration approach enables John Holland to be a true turnkey provider. Our operations and maintenance expertise along with our complex rail project interface and integration skills provide us with the knowledge and approach to seamlessly transition from construction into operations and maintenance. Our engineering lifecycle philosophy is aligned with the European Committee for Electro Technical Standardisation (CENELEC). We apply advanced simulation techniques to develop solutions for our customers.

Official App Sponsor


Together with our customers we innovate to deliver greater productivity, optimising operations and performance, maximising asset utilisation.

Thales transport solutions focus on: Improving transport safety and security, Increasing network capacity, Delivering greater productivity, Enhancing reliability Optimising operations, Maximising the return on investment from new and existing infrastructure. Thales Australia’s transportation solutions are backed by extensive systems design, testing and integration, project management and through life support capabilities.

Thought Leadership / Demonstration / Innovation HUB Sponsor


Day 1 Lunch Sponsor


At ARTC, we manage a multi-user rail network and work closely with our customers and train operators to provide fair and equitable access to it.

As an existing customer, this section provides you with the information you need to know about using our network.

Our customers are our priority and we understand the importance of accurate, timely information. This content is regularly updated to support your day to day operations.

For more information on the opportunities available, please contact the sponsorship and exhibition manager Deborah Bocock ( to discuss the options that suit your business on +61 2 9080 4348.