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Key facts

  • We are one of the largest freight rail network owners in Australia
  • We maintain and operate 8,500km of the national rail network
  • We operate in five states – NSW, Victoria, Queensland, WA and SA
  • Over the past 15 years, we have invested more than $7 billion to deliver key transport infrastructure projects essential to Australia’s economy
  • We have six main offices across Australia, including our head office in Adelaide, SA
  • We have 27 provisioning centres nationwide to maintain our network
  • We have three network control centres – in Adelaide, SA, Junee and Broadmeadow, NSW
  • We employ more than 1,800 people across Australia
  • We manage the transit of around 450 trains per day on our network
  • We facilitate safe passage for freight and passenger trains, including freight trains up to 1,800 metres long that can haul up to 260 shipping containers
  • We continue to build new rail projects throughout Australia, including the 1,700km Inland Rail project currently underway to enable 24-hour transit between Melbourne and Brisbane