One Rail Australia
Since its inception in 1997, One Rail Australia (formerly Genesee and Wyoming Australia), has grown into a leading national rail-based freight and logistics company, the business is responsible for moving over fifty-five million tonnes of freight annually across Australia. Operations are supported by a fleet of rollingstock comprised currently of 113 locomotives and 2,296 wagons.
The South Australian based company is the largest freight rail provider in the State. Genuine commitment to provide quality training for the skilling and development of its workforce continues to be at the forefront of its business objectives - with capital investment allocated to support training of trainees and apprentices.
Traineeships in heavy haul train driving require a 2-3 year investment of targeted training. One Rail Australia supports entry level employees into the industry by offering opportunities under the Australian Traineeship Scheme.
Our success has been achieved by earning industry safety and customer satisfaction results and, while the business never settles for less than zero injuries, we are proud of our safety record. We remain strongly committed to striving for zero injuries every year.
Since its inception the business has taken the approach of "growing its own" specialised employees. This strategy continues to prove the most viable. Consistent investment in trainees over the last 13 years continues to pay dividends as graduates from each year continue to supply high level skills, in the fulfilment of their job and, ultimately servicing the needs of the business' customers.
The business is proud of being a significant contributor to South Australia's and the Country's freight rail industries by developing safe operators conscientious rail workers.
The business continues to prove that quality learning partnerships with registered training providers is highly effective in developing employees for the long-term future. Training done right the first time saves lives and ensures future prosperity and workforce capability.