Light rail: Shaping a sustainable future
Informa Australia and the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) are pleased to announce Light Rail 2019. Returning to Melbourne and the largest urban tramway network in the world, Light Rail 2019 will be located at the Crown Melbourne on 4 and 5 March, 2019.
Across Australasia, light rail is reshaping the transport landscape and transforming the way we travel by offering smart solutions and completing multi-modal connections. Light rail provides sustainable, smart and safe solutions to the congestion and capacity challenges currently faced by our cities and regions. IA’s recent ‘Future Cities Report’ projected that by 2046 Australia’s population will increase by 11.8 million people, with about 75% of this increase in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and recommended an increased investment in public transport infrastructure. With investment in light rail at record levels, now it is the time to build a long-term, strategic future that benefits all.
Light Rail 2019, with a new networking dinner for 2019, will bring together operators, manufacturers, contractors and industry and government stakeholders of every level across the light rail sector to hear cutting-edge case studies, project updates and learn from successful projects in Australasia and the world.