AusRAIL, Market Sectors

WA rail group to develop skills for growing industry

<p>Western Australian rail executives will form a working group to solve the employment and training issues facing the state’s rail industry.</p> <p>The group will consist of rail operators, associated industries and businesses, government representatives and the unions. </p> <p>It will meet to focus on the needs of an industry that is predicted to grow massively &#8211 a 50% rise in freight task by 2020.</p> <p>To meet that growth, the group wants to train and develop local talent in an industry where there is already a global shortage of skilled workers. </p> <br />