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.

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  • Description: This status sheet describes the current effective dates and version numbers of documents published in the Work on Track section of the Network Rules.
  • Effective Date: 20/03/2016
  • Version: 14.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirement for planning work in the Rail Corridor.
  • Effective Date: 27/07/2014
  • Version: 7.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for authorising, issuing and using a Local Possession Authority (LPA).
  • Effective Date: 15/07/2012
  • Version: 7.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for authorising, issuing and using a Track Occupancy Authority (TOA).
  • Effective Date: 20/03/2016
  • Version: 8.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for authorising, issuing and using a Track Work Authority (TWA).
  • Effective Date: 20/03/2016
  • Version: 6.0
  • 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: 20/03/2016
  • Version: 7.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for working in the Danger Zone without a work on track authority using??Lookouts as the safety measure.
  • Effective Date: 22/01/2017
  • Version:
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for recording and notifying changes to the RailCorp Network due to the installation or removal of infrastructure.
  • Effective Date: 15/07/2012
  • Version: 4.0
PDF FileNWT 314   Work trains
  • Description: This document describes the rules for operating work trains in the Sydney Trains Network.
  • Effective Date: 15/07/2012
  • Version: 4.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for operating track vehicles.
  • Effective Date: 15/07/2012
  • Version: 6.0
  • Description: This document describes the requirements for work that affects traction return currents or track-circuits.
  • Effective Date: 21/08/2005
  • Version: 3.0

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