Events and Networking


In this section you will find specific information on the ARA's forums:


Sign up now for an ARA webinar

The ARA has developed a program of regular webinars for members to learn about issues in the rail industry, as well as personal and professional development topics.
This exciting program is complimentary for ARA members.

Webinar Interest

If you have any issues filling out this form please email the ARA Events Manager via

InnoTrans 2020

Join a major Australian delegation and showcase your organisation in the Australian Rail Industry pavilion at InnoTrans 2020. Register Here.

Date: 22 - 25 September 2020

Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm each day

Location: Berlin, Germany

Dare to Lead™ Workshops

Due to the continuing uncertainty relating to the evolving COVID-19 situation, and the travel and event attendance restrictions being introduced by some members, the ARA Board has has decided that all ARA events until the end of June will not be going ahead. We are planning for these events to be rescheduled later this year, new dates will be promoted in the ARA Weekly Update and Event Alert emails when confirmed.

Heavy Haul Conference 2021

The 10th Heavy Haul Rail Conference will held in Perth on 23 and 24 March 2021.

Inland Rail Conference

The next ALC/ARA Inland Rail Conference will be held on 5-6 May 2021 in Albury Wodonga.

TrackSAFE - Mental Health First Aid Course

Telecommunications and Technology Forum



Women discuss rail at an ARA Women in Rail Lunch.
Diversity in Rail Lunch, Sydney - postponed