Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI) provides professional, independent applied research, strategic analysis, advice and innovative solutions for the Australasian Rail Industry on significant challenges and opportunities affecting Rail today and into the future.

Introducing the Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI)

The Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI) provides professional, independent applied research, strategic analysis, advice and innovative solutions for the Australasian Rail Industry on significant challenges and opportunities affecting Rail today and into the future.

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Recent News

Slips, trips and falls on trains and at railway stations

Posted 13.30.17, at 11:34am

ACRI is seeking regular train travellers in Brisbane to be equipped with eye tracking glasses in the latest stage of ACRI’s research into passenger navigation through stations and trains and factors that may contribute to slips, trips and falls. The eye tracking glasses record what participants look at while they…

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Active ‘Expect Trains’ sign trial research report released

Posted 7.30.17, at 1:25pm

ACRI has released the results of the Active 'Expect Trains" Sign Trial.   The study evaluated the effects of road-vehicle-activated "Expect Trains" signs on drivers' visual scanning and search behaviours' to confirm whether "checking activity' was increased at the trail site where the active signage was installed compared to standard passive…

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ARC Linkage Project Prevention of Subgrade Instability under Fast Heavy Haul Trains to increase productivity, reduce costs of rail network.

Posted 6.30.17, at 3:20pm

Researchers at the University of Wollongong and their industry partners have been awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for a project that aims to increase the productivity and reduce the maintenance costs of Australia’s rail network. The project, led by Distinguished Professor Buddhima Indraratna from UOW’s School of Civil, Mining…

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