By: Australasian Railway Association

Work to establish an Australian rail technology map commences
July 11, 2018

The Rail Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) is partnering with the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Deakin University to develop a…

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ARA Media Release: Collaborative research approach by NSW Government, the tertiary sector and industry a vital step to enhancing transport solutions
June 29, 2018

Today’s Research Hub announcement by Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) has been welcomed by the rail sector as an exemplar…

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Urban rail and smart cities of the future
June 8, 2018

In recent years, ‘smart cities’ have created a lot of industry buzz, conjuring up images of flying cars, talking fridges and…

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ARA Media Release: Report into the National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities brings us close to a National Strategy
May 18, 2018

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) welcomes the release of the Inquiry into National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities Report. “The report…

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ARA Media Release: Adopting ONRSR’s drug and alcohol recommendations a rail priority at the Transport and Infrastructure Council
May 18, 2018

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) Chairman, Bob Herbert AM, will represent the rail industry at the Transport and Infrastructure Council (TIC)…

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Joint Media Release: Australia’s supply chain joins forces to challenge new levy
May 17, 2018

The Australian Logistics Council, Australasian Railway Association, Ports Australia and Shipping Australia have today joined together to call for clarification of…

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ARA Media Release: $7.9 billion to rail in 2018-19 Budget good for economy, jobs and supply chain
May 8, 2018

The Federal Government’s $7.9 billion investment to rail announced in tonight’s 2018-19 Budget is supported by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA)…

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ARA Media Release: NSW section of Inland Rail and Port Botany Duplication gets green light
May 4, 2018

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) welcomes the Commonwealth and the New South Wales Government’s Bilateral Agreement that provides a green light…

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ARA Media Release: The ARA welcomes Labor’s Plan for Rail
May 4, 2018

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) today welcomed Labor’s announcement that close to $6 million will be locked away in Labor’s forward…

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ARA Media Release: Rail Industry Welcomes Victorian Government’s 2018 – 19 Budget
May 2, 2018

Today’s Budget announcement is welcomed news that further rail investment will be made in Victoria. “The rail industry welcomes to the…

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