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Rail Event Summary: 2021

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Titan Recruitment were honoured to be a Sliver Sponsor of the RTSA WA Chapter Annual Dinner held on the 11th November this year. It was an absolute pleasure to hear from Peter Woronzow, Acting Director General at the Department of Transport first-hand about the challenges and updates on the Metronet projects. He also touched on the plans to look into the feasibility for some new fast routes including an East Wanneroo line and Bunbury Fast Train to name a few.

RTSA Railway Technical Society of Australasia Annual Dinner 2021

We were also extremely pleased to host our first Rail Networking Event on the 16th November this year. We would like to thank our guest speakers and everyone who came along for the enjoyable evening.

Our special guest speakers:

Special Guest Speakers Rail Networking Event Paul Breame Simon Filders Natasha Prevot Ksenija Stanic-Colic

The key takeaways from the event include:

Your go-to visa subclasses for bringing in international talent are:

  • 400 Subclass > Highly skilled & Project/Contract Position (3 –6 month visa grant)

  • 482 Subclass > Skill Shortage (2 –4 year visa grant)

  • 494 Subclass >Regional (5 year visa grant > PR)

  • Global Talent Program >Fast-tracked PR in 6 weeks

Key Growth Projects for ARC Infrastructure include:

  • ASCI

  • Kenwick Intermodal Terminal

  • Mineral Resources Expansion Iron Ore

  • Salt Lake Potash

  • Talison Lithium

  • VRX Silica Sands

  • Perpetual Resources Silica Sands

  • Macarthur Iron Ore

  • Mount Gibson Iron Ore

Metronet update:

  • More trains over existing networks

  • Longer Trains – PSUP

  • More frequent trains – HCS project

  • Feasibility of Wanneroo Line and Bunbury Fast Train

Beyond Metronet – Freight & Grain:

  • Efficiency of Freight services in the urban domain (especially Freight to/from Port)

  • Targeted uplift to Rail Freight task to/from Fremantle Port to 20%

  • Targeted 30% of container traffic by Rail this will be supported by Swan River Crossing and New Intermodal Terminals

  • Focus on Revitalising Agricultural Regional Freight Strategy

  • Federal + State investment of $200 Million into Tier 2 routes

  • Looking into the Feasibility of reopening some Tier 3 routes

  • Allocation of CBH sidings at Cranbrook, Broomehill, Brookton and Moora

Titan Recruitment Australia Track Dinner Event

For more information regarding upcoming Titan events or market insights please call Lianne Adlington on 08 6467 0603.

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