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Innovation Founded
on Experience

Rail First Asset Management was formed upon the privatisation of the rail industry in the late 1990s and became the leading provider of tailored transportation solutions in Australia.

Rail First Asset Management provides access to a wide range of quality locomotives and rolling stock together with maintenance, repair & upgrade services on the group’s and customer owned equipment coupled with specialised build/rebuild solutions for Australia’s rail industry operators and shippers. The group has a highly experienced team and provides leadership in the transportation industry through the delivery of innovative and visionary customised services adding value to our customers business operations.

Our head office is located in North Sydney, with regional locations strategically situated on the Australian rail network. We are continually expanding the scope of our transportation and logistics solutions and our service and workshop facility footprint nationally to increase our value adding services to our customers.

Our Purpose

To provide essential rail transportation assets and services

Industry Vision

To deliver excellence in sustainable rail asset management recognised by all stakeholders and a great place to work

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The Rail First business has thrived for decades on a solid foundation of common goals and core principles.

  • Integrity
    We act and treat all people with dignity and respect. We are up front and transparent. We make ethical business decisions and take ownership of everything we do.
  • Quality
    Quality underpins everything we do. Disciplined and focused approach to safety, contracting, risk and capital allocation. We strive to exceed expectations and achieve high quality, sustainable results consistently. Provide excellent customer service at all times.
  • People
    Going the extra mile for our customers and the business. We collaborate and support each other in positive work environments. We are solutions focused.

Diversity & Inclusion

Rail First Asset Management embrace a strong belief in the advantages of an inclusive workplace in which individuals of varied backgrounds and perspectives are welcomed, encouraged and given the opportunity to contribute and achieve their full potential.

Whistleblower Policy

Because we succeed or fail as a team, we encourage an internal system of checks and balances. Read about our Whistleblower Policy, which helps keep us all in alignment with our collective goals and greater purpose.

More info on our policies

Within this sound framework Rail First strives for a policy
driven approach in the workplace.