Help us shape the future of rail

Our committees and working groups inform our policy agenda and the projects we lead on behalf of the rail industry. By being part of our committees and working groups, you can contribute to the policies and initiatives that will shape the future of our industry.

Executive committees

Our executive committees inform the ARA’s strategy and advocacy agenda. They meet on a regular basis and report to the ARA Board.

Passenger Transport Group (PTG)

The PTG brings together chief executives and senior representatives of passenger rail operations across Australia and New Zealand. The committee works together to address common challenges and improve operational outcomes for the industry.

Rail Freight and Ports Group (RFPG)

The RFPG brings together rail freight operators, track managers and porta and intermodal managers from Australia and New Zealand. It is focused on advancing national freight policy to support the greater use of rail.

Rail Contractors Group (RCG)

The RCG includes senior leaders from companies who build new rail infrastructure in Australia and New Zealand. The committee is focused on improving technology and innovation, standards, procurement processes and skills development to support successful project delivery.

Rail Industry Group (RIG)

The RIG brings together senior leaders from rail suppliers, manufacturers and consulting companies working across the rail supply chain. Its work is focused on supporting a sustainable and competitive rail supply chain to support the industry’s long term success.

Committees and working groups

A number of additional committees and working groups have been established to support specific issues, challenges or opportunities facing the rail industry.

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