ARA Rail Freight Conference

17 - 18 August 2017 - Grace Hotel Sydney
Registrations have opened for the ARA Rail Freight Conference, being held on 17-18 August 2017 at the Grace Hotel in Sydney.
With the theme ‘Productivity, Product and People’, the Conference will bring together customers, operators, track managers, suppliers, manufacturers and consultant to discuss the big issues facing Australia’s rail freight industry, including:

  • Rail’s role in a multimodal solution to freight demands
  • Realising the benefits of investment in people, products and productivity
  • Development of the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy
  • Driving efficiencies in heavy haul and key freight supply chains
  • Progress on major freight rail projects, including urban short haul and inland rail 
  • Long-term planning to future proof freight transport networks
  • Delivery of better integration with transport modes
  • Harnessing new technologies to improve safety, and asset management and maintenance
  • Innovative approaches to planning and funding supporting infrastructure
  • Design developments in rail manufacturing and software

Register now to join the discussion on the steps that need to be taken to get more freight on rail and to boost rail freight efficiency. The ARA Rail Freight Conference will also focus on the strategic directions of the major industry players and provide an update on developments in equipment, technology, skills and maintenance.
Should you require more information please contact Duncan Sheppard, General Manager - Freight and Industry Programs, Australasian Railway Association on or on (02) 6270 4531.