Safe railways for Australia

Private sidings


The purpose of Registration of a Rail Infrastructure Manager (RIM) in respect of railway operations is to attest that the RIM has demonstrated to the National Rail Safety Regulator the competence and capacity to manage risks to safety associated with private sidings.

Definitions of a Registered RIM and a Private Siding are set out in section 4 of the Rail Safety National Law 2012 and the Private Sidings Registration policy.

The National Operations team manages the administration of applications associated with Registrations including the following:

A RIM intending to submit an application is encouraged to contact the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator to discuss requirements prior to lodgement of the application.

Applicants should refer to the Schedule of Fees to determine if costs are applicable.

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Last updated: 27 May 2014