Swietelsky Rail Australia

Being a trusted industry partner is central to our success. This is achieved through our dedicated team and state-of-the-art equipment, which form the cornerstone of delivering the results our clients can rely on.

As a subsidiary of the international Swietelsky, Swietelsky Rail Australia (SRA) is backed by eight decades of extensive experience delivering successful outcomes.

Combined with the local knowledge of our team, SRA provides specialised track maintenance, including ballast cleaning, flash butt welding, resurfacing and rail maintenance services.

Based in the Hunter Valley, NSW, the team works up and down the East Coast of Australia, and across the country.

With a dedicated focus and proven capability to deliver quality outcomes for our clients, combined with our fit-for-purpose plant and equipment and highly skilled team members has resulted in SRA becoming a trusted long-term partner within the rail industry.

“We have a number of long-term strategic plans in the works, to ensure our specialist role in the rail industry continues to evolve to meet and exceed the needs of the market.” Anne Modderno, Managing Director.

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Our people are our purpose

Swietelsky Rail Australia (SRA) employees are amongst the most skilled and experienced staff within the Australian rail industry.

Our people are the foundation of our business. Our people take care of our business, so we take care of our people. We empower, respect, and trust each other within our safe work environment. This is an approach we have integrated into not only our processes, but our daily habits.

A core part of this approach is a focus on diversity, inclusion and creating a sense of belonging. In terms of diversity, the SRA team comprises of five different nationalities, represents 10 different cultural backgrounds and our age distribution is evenly spread across the workforce.

Inclusivity is embraced across the organisation and a key tenet is our commitment to flexibility and continuous education. These two seemingly simple approaches enable us to actively promote a sense of belonging for each and every team member.

“As we have maintained our growth in Australia, we know that investment in our people is key. SRA employees are amongst the most skilled and experienced staff within the Australian rail industry.” Director Technical and Risk, Gary Holden.

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Swietelsky Rail Australia accreditations

Choosing a rail maintenance partner with ISO certification brings valuable advantages to our clients. this certification signifies that, as a supplier, we adhere to international standards of quality, environmental responsibility, and occupational health and safety.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental international organisation that develops and sets the standards to ensure the quality, safety, efficiency and consistency of products, services and systems across various industries and sectors worldwide.

For our clients, this translates into enhanced product and service quality, reduced risks and a greater focus on environmental sustainability.

We have undergone the rigorous certification process, showcasing our determination to meet and exceed the highest industry standards.

The following certifications/accreditations are held by Swietelsky Rail Australia:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems
  • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Rolling Stock Operator (RSO) ONRSR Accreditation

In addition, SRA is a Certified Family Inclusive Workplace.

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