Work on Track (NWT)

Work on Track (NWT) Rules prescribe the Network requirements for undertaking activities in the Rail Corridor, and mandate the ways to plan for and achieve the separation of rail traffic from people working on or about track.

Work on Track (NWT) status page can be found here.

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pdfNWT combined units
  • Description: This document is a combined file of current NWT Units. NWT 300 to NWT 318.
  • Effective Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
  • Version: 1.2
  • Description: This document describes the requirement for planning work in the Rail Corridor.
  • Effective Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
  • Version: 8.1
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for authorising, issuing and using a Local Possession Authority (LPA).
  • Effective Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
  • Version: 8.1
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for authorising, issuing and using a Track Occupancy Authority (TOA).
  • Effective Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
  • Version: 9.1
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for authorising, issuing and using a Track Work Authority (TWA).
  • Effective Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
  • Version: 7.1
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for working in the Danger Zone using Absolute Signal Blocking (ASB) to exclude rail traffic from a portion of track.
  • Effective Date: Sat 28 Oct 2017
  • Version: 8.1
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for working in the Danger Zone using Lookouts or an ATWS as the safety measure.
  • Effective Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
  • Version: 7.1
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for recording and notifying changes to the Network due to the installation or removal of infrastructure.
  • Effective Date: Sat 29 Apr 2017
  • Version: 5.0
pdfNWT 314 Work trains
  • Description: This document describes the rules for operating work trains.
  • Effective Date: Sat 29 Apr 2017
  • Version: 5.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for operating track vehicles.
  • Effective Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
  • Version: 7.1
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for work that affects traction return currents or track-circuits.
  • Effective Date: Sat 29 Apr 2017
  • Version: 4.0

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