Interstate Network Possessions Management

The planning, approval and management of track possessions on the Interstate Network is a collaborative process between Operations, Asset Management and other stakeholders to achieve maximum track access time without severely impacting planned train movements.

External parties planning to conduct activities within the rail corridor or are planning to conduct activities adjacent to the rail corridor, that has a potential to impact the rail corridor should contact the relevant ARTC Office, prior to the works commencing.

Corridor Possessions Contacts
Telarah to Acacia Ridge Corridor Telarah (NSW) to Acacia Ridge (QLD) Peter Lee 02 6691 7912
0408 863 560
Sydney to Narromine & Albury Corridor Port Botany, Cooks River, Enfield, Chullora, Glenfield, Macarthur to Albury, Cootamundra to Parkes, Parkes to Narromine Deane Thrower 0477 385 470
Melbourne to Serviceton & Albury Corridor Albury (NSW) to Moonee Ponds Junction (VIC), Benalla (VIC) to Oaklands (NSW), Tottenham to Serviceton Kensington Office (03) 9313 9200

Kalgoorlie to Serviceton & Parkes Corridor West Kalgoorlie to Adelaide, Crystal Brook to Parkes, Adelaide Metro, Adelaide to Serviceton Adelaide Office (08) 8217 4366

The Interstate Possessions Team communicate with all affected stakeholders to plan train alterations and approve track access requests. The Interstate Possessions Team publishes a Monthly Possessions Calendar that details all track possession requests.

Interstate Possession Plans
Title Last Updated Version
Interstate Possessions Calendar  23/04/2021  Effective May 01 2021
Interstate Annual Possession Map (2020-2021)  23/04/2021  10.0
Interstate Annual Possession Map (2021-2022)  23/04/2021  4.0
End of April Release Changes (Changes from End of March Release)  23/04/2021  N/A

Track possession applications are subject to minimum application periods and various other factors before approval is given to conduct the works. The Interstate Possessions Team will only accept track access applications from nominated ARTC Personnel. External Parties should contact one of the above Corridor Possessions Contacts for more information.

Forms & Procedures
Title Type Last Updated Version
OPE-FM-041 Possession Request Form Form (Excel Format) 01/03/2021 1.1
OPE-PR-045 Interstate Possession Planning & Approval Procedure 15/03/2021 2.0
Network Information Books (NIBs)
NSW SAFE Notices
SA / WA / VIC Standing Train Notices
Train Alteration Advices (TAAs)

For all enquiries relating to the Possessions Calendar & Train Alterations, please contact:

Interstate Possessions Contacts
John Hilton Possessions Manager  0400 739 192
Vacant – Please direct all inquiries to John Hilton Possessions Coordinator Kalgoorlie to Acacia Ridge
Bryce Gore Possessions Coordinator NERL Project & Inland Rail (Victoria)  0427 459 054
Jenny Dray Possessions Coordinator Inland Rail (NSW & QLD)  (02) 4978-9874
 0448 236 216
WE44 SNA Configuration 14 and ATP Possession 30th April – 3rd May 2021
WE44 Config 14 and ATP Possession Pack
WE44 TAA 0006-2021
WE44 Config 14 Possession Master Bid Sheet (A3)
WE44 Config 14 Possession CTM (Chronological Track Movements)
WE44 Config 14 Possession Map (A3)
WE44 ATP Possession Master Bid Sheet (A3)
WE44 ATP Possession CTM (Chronological Track Movements) 
WE44 ATP Possession Map (A3)

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