Safe railways for Australia

Movement data


Train kilometres travelled (millions)


Jul – Dec 2015 Jan – Jun 2016 Jul – Dec 2016 Jan – Jun 2017
Heavy rail passenger (commercial) 43.830 53.236 54.819 54.746
Light rail passenger (commercial) 0.920 0.948 1.010 1.027
Tourist & heritage 0.112 0.145 0.138 0.142
Freight 16.240 31.315 32.166 33.238
Maintenance 0.881 1.464 1.504 1.605
Total 61.983 87.109 89.637 90.758

Track kilometres managed (thousands)


Jul – Dec 2015 Jan – Jun 2016 Jul – Dec 2016 Jan – Jun 2017
National track kilometres managed 22.845 34.203 34.268 34.395