We share boundaries with thousands of landowners in metropolitan and country areas adjoining the 8,500kms of track we own, and also grant access to the rail corridor to Councils, utility providers and other organisations. Maintaining safety for everyone is critical.
If you need to access the rail corridor, we have to make sure safety and legal arrangements are in place. Access is highly regulated to ensure safety. You’ll need to fill out the relevant application form, as outlined below.
Our property team is there to support you and will work through the application process with you. We can help with the following:
- Requests to enter into the rail corridor for utility providers, Councils, individuals and companies doing surveys or to install cables, pipes and wires etc.
- Leasing of railway land and buildings
- New rail siding connections
- Land ownership matters including easements
- Heritage matters
- Road and rail interfaces such as private level crossings
- Building near or next to the railway
Please complete the relevant application form below and note that fees are payable.
|001||Third Party Works Application Form
Application for access to the railway corridor to carry out construction or development work over, under, near or adjacent to the railway corridor.
|002||Lease or Licence Land Application Form
Application to lease or licence land/improvements within the railway corridor for any reason.
|003||Siding Application Form
Application for access to the railway corridor to carry out construction or development work relating to a new or existing siding.
Protocol for Entering the ARTC Rail Corridor
The suite of documents below outlines the procedure and protocols for entering any rail corridor managed by ARTC. It applies to all our workers, customers, external parties and visitors entering the rail corridor in any part of our network.
|001||Protocol for Entering the ARTC Rail Corridor RLS-PR-003
The Protocol for Entering the ARTC Rail Corridor RLS-PR-003 document is the first point of reference for all external parties seeking to access the ARTC’s Rail Corridor.
|002||Hunter Valley Corridor Access approval summary table – Contractors & Third/External-parties
Quick reference guide which provides greater detail relating to accessing ARTC’s Hunter Valley Coal Network. This document should be read in conjunction with the above procedure to fully understand the process.
|003||Contractors and Third-Party – Single Point Lesson Plan
Instruction for a Contractor and Third Party on how to populate and submit proposed work using the Weekly Integrated Planning Template.
|004||Customers – Single Point Lesson Plan
Instruction for Customers on how to populate and submit proposed work using the Weekly Integrated Planning Template
|005||Weekly Integrated Planning Template
A document that is to be used to submit proposed works to the Hunter Valley Network Integration team.
|006||External Party Entering the Rail Corridor (Hunter Valley & Central North West )
The purpose of this work instruction is to assist External Parties in understanding ARTC requirements where there is a need to enter ARTC Land or Rail Corridor
Our maps and diagrams help with general identification.
NSW: GIS Spatial Mapping
ARTC runs a GIS system that includes property and key infrastructure information that is represented spatially. For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SA / WA: MAPINFO Spatial Data Base
For further information contact: LandInfoSAWA@ARTC.com.au
VIC: VICTRACK Spatial Data Base
For further information contact: LandInfoVIC@ARTC.com.au
For precise track and boundary information, please contact our property team.