IRT achievements

  • 2016

    IRT was identified as the Premier Track and Vehicle Research Centre in Australia

  • 2015

    BHERT Best Research and Development Collaboration Award

  • 2014

    Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) Clunies Ross Award for IRT senior staff

  • 2013

    One of the most successful business units at Monash University, generating highest industry funded research income

  • 2012

    Celebrated 40 Years of Excellence in Railway Research

  • 2010 - 2011

    Rio Tinto commissioned state of the art IRV Technology throughout its fleet

  • 2006

    Introduced Phased Array Technology into the railway industry

  • 2002

    Implementation of first heavy haul autonomous Instrumented Revenue Vehicle (IRV)

    Engineers Australia’s Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) Rail Engineering Industry Award for Excellence in Railway Research

  • 2000

    Established IRT at Monash University

  • 1972

    Railway Research activities commenced at IRT’s predecessor BHP’s Melbourne Research Laboratories (MRL)