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Inland Rail Begins
December 14, 2018

A new chapter in Australia’s economic development was written today with the beginning of construction on the 1,700km Inland Rail project…

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Australasian and UK rail industry to develop a new partnership
September 19, 2018

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and the UK’s Railway Industry Association (RIA) have announced today at Innotrans 2018 in Berlin that…

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AirRail Melbourne to secure the city’s liveability
September 17, 2018

Today’s AirRail Melbourne consortium announcement will contribute $5 billion to deliver the $15 billion Melbourne Airport Rail link, using superannuation funds…

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The future of rail
August 21, 2018

The rise of urbanisation and ‘mega cities’ is demanding greater connectivity and efficiency in our transportation networks – and inviting a…

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Deputy PM and Urban Infrastructure and Cities Minister join in Rail Safety Week celebrations
August 16, 2018

Today the Australasian Railway Association together with the TrackSAFE Foundation, the National Rail Safety Regulator and the Rail Industry Safety Standards…

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Harmonising the rail industry’s digital future – the Smart Rail Initiative
August 16, 2018

The internet of things (IoT) – the concept of adding intelligence and direct communication between machines to improve their efficiency –…

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AusRAIL’s scholarship program: New ideas from the next generation
July 25, 2018

Looking for ways to promote and educate the broader community on the benefits of rail? Just ask the next generation of…

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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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ARA welcomes the NSW Government’s commitment to rail in the 2018-19 Budget
June 29, 2018

The NSW Government’s 2018-19 Budget reinforces the momentum in rail investment across the country and recognises the intensifying importance that must…

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