The CRC for Rail Innovation is directing the single biggest research program in the history of Australasian Railways.

The CRC for Rail Innovation is a collaborative venture between leading organisations in the Australian Rail Industry and seven of Australia’s leading Universities. Over a period of seven years (ending June 30, 2014), the CRC is investing $100m in rail research to solve serious problems common to several industry participants.

The CRC for Rail Innovation is addressing challenges faced by the Australian Rail Industry by focusing on six key research themes. These are:

Driven by our mission to “Become the Leading Research Provider to the Australian Rail Industry”, the CRC for Rail Innovation aims to deliver a legacy of wide ranging benefits to continue to be adopted by the industry post CRC. Through effective collaboration with participants, the Rail Industry will transform into a more climate friendly, productive, efficient and safer environment.

 

Our Board Members

Name

Role

Independent/Organisation

Bob Scheuber

Chairman

Independent

Brian Bock

Deputy Chair

Independent

Stephen Baines

Director

Aurizon Operations Pty Ltd

Chris Cook

Director

The University of Wollongong

Natalie Pelham

Director

Transport for New South Wales

Heath Harnden

Director

Rio Tinto

Andy McNeill

Alternate for Natalie Pelham

Transport for New South Wales

Prof. David Mee

Director

The University of Queensland

Bryan Nye

Director

Australasian Railway Association

Prof. Hilary Winchester 

Director

Central Queensland University

Tim Ryan

Director

Australian Rail Track Corporation

John Cowie

Observer

Fortescue Metals Group

Martin Ryan

Observer

Queensland Rail Ltd