Supporting mode shift
Rail will be crucial to meeting our growing freight task. Rail is expected to meet almost three quarters of the growth in demand for freight services expected in the next decade.
A level playing field for all
Moving more freight on rail delivers tangible environmental and safety benefits for the wider community. A level playing field for all is essential to make sure we get the best from all modes of freight transport.
Australia's mining industry in the Pilbara region has led the world in the delivery of fully autonomous heavy haul trains. One autonomous train in the Pilbara carries the equivalent of 631 B-Double trucks.