Southern Highlands maintenance works

  • Weekly maintenance works on the Southern Highlands line from Glenlee to Moss Vale
  • The works will be carried out from April 15 to December 16 from 11:00am to 4:00pm on Saturdays
  • Essential track works will maintain high standards across the network

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) will carry out weekly shutdowns of the Glenlee to Moss Vale railway line on the Southern Highlands network commencing on Saturday 15 April until Saturday 16 December. The works will be carried out from 11:00am – 4:00pm. On some Saturdays during the period normal services will be in operation, passengers can find up to date information on the line closures here: Track Work – ARTC and via

Enfield West to Moss Vale will also be closed for 50 hours of general and major track maintenance from 10:30pm on Friday 21 April at until 2:00am on Monday 24 April. Diversions will be in place for some freight services via the Moss Vale to Unanderra line during this time.

The shutdowns will allow maintenance works to be carried out which will improve the Southern Highlands network.

Road coaches will replace trains on NSW TrainLink services. Customers can contact for more details or call 13 22 22 to check on service status and any alternate transport arrangements.

For any further queries, please contact ARTC’s Enviroline on 1300 550 402.

ARTC Group Executive Interstate Network Simon Ormsby said:

“The maintenance works will be targeted at removing Temporary Speed Restrictions, resurfacing, and vegetation management to ensure that the track condition remains at a high standard.

“The works will be carried out weekly on Saturdays to avoid disrupting the weekly commuter peak. The timing has been selected as it impacts the least number of services over the regular five-hour period. Some Saturdays will be excluded to allow residents to commute to and from community events.

“We apologise for any disruption or inconvenience caused and thank the community for their support and patience while these essential works are taking place.

“Regular maintenance works ensures that the Southern Highlands network’s vital supply chain for the economy and jobs can keep moving, as well as keeping our customers, staff, and the community safe.

“While freight and passenger services will be stopped, we continue to ask motorists to remain vigilant and slow down at level crossings during the shutdowns as there will be machinery and other movements on the rail line.”


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