NSWGR Rail Infrastructure Information

The documents on this page provide information relating to railway infrastructure and it's design. It includes railway plans, maps, gradients and design rules.

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Casino to Bonalbo Railway Plans Casino to Bonalbo Railway Plans - These plans were produced for the contractor to build the Casino to Bonalbo Railway. Work ceased on this railway in the early 1930s and it was never completed. Earthworks are still visible for locations covered by these plans. - ©RailCorp circa 1928 1.79 MB 1402x
Main Southern Lines Maps Main Southern Lines Maps - These maps were produced by the Department of Railways Information Bureau, and showed relevant features on the Main Southern Line between Parramatta and Albury. - ©RailCorp 1967 10.53 MB 1653x
NSWGR Curve and Gradient Diagrams NSWGR Curve and Gradient Diagrams - These diagrams were produced by the New South Wales Government Railways, and showed the curve size and gradients for all lines in NSW. (NB: Some pages are intentionally blank in this publication) - ©RailCorp circa 1960 14.87 MB 1489x
Standard Rules and Formulae for Design - 1922 Standard Rules and Formulae for Design - 1922 - This book was produced by the New South Wales Government Railways, and provided staff with standard rules relating to load guage, track curvature, maximum speed around curves, check rails, and other helpful structural information. - ©RailCorp 1922 14.61 MB 1241x
Maps showing the Railways and Tramway Routes of Newcastle and Sydney. - 1939 Maps showing the Railways and Tramway Routes of Newcastle and Sydney. - 1939 - These maps were published by the Department of Lands and showed the routes for trams and railways in Sydney and Newcastle. - © Land and Property Information 1939, Panorama Avenue, Bathurst 2795, www.lpi.nsw.gov.au 922.58 KB 1611x
Way and Works Branch - Welded Track - 1949 Way and Works Branch - Welded Track - 1949 - This book was published by the NSWGR to describe the practice of welding rails. It provided instructions in regard to construction and maintenmance. - ©RailCorp 1949 4.61 MB 617x