Operational Documents

The documents on this page provide information relating to the day to day operation of trains and the railway.

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Engine Load Tables for All Trains - 1916 Engine Load Tables for All Trains - 1916 - This document was published for use by railway employees and had information loads for various trains, etc. - ©RailCorp 1916 9.36 MB 1181x
Alphabetical List of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, showing where situated - 1948 Alphabetical List of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, showing where situated - 1948 - This document was published for use by railway employees and was a complete list of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, and where they were situated. - ©RailCorp 1948 33.31 MB 999x
Engine Loads General Instructions Engine Loads General Instructions - This publication was issued to staff to assist in the making up of trains to the correct loadings. - ©RailCorp 1949 6.51 MB 1379x
Engine Loads General Instructions - 1936 Engine Loads General Instructions - 1936 - This publication was issued to staff to assist in the making up of trains to the correct loadings. - ©RailCorp 1936 6.04 MB 1051x
Weekly Notice - No. 33 - 1969 Weekly Notice - No. 33 - 1969 - This publication was issued to staff every week to advise of changes to rules, timetables, as well as provide information on other general operational matters. - ©RailCorp 1969 7.05 MB 957x
Weekly Notice - No. 34 - 1946 Weekly Notice - No. 34 - 1946 - This publication was issued to staff every week to advise of changes to rules, timetables, as well as provide information on other general operational matters. - ©RailCorp 1946 3.18 MB 889x
Weekly Notice - No. 36 - 1946 Weekly Notice - No. 36 - 1946 - This publication was issued to staff every week to advise of changes to rules, timetables, as well as provide information on other general operational matters. - ©RailCorp 1946 3.9 MB 1035x
Railway Manual (War) - 1942 Railway Manual (War) - 1942 - This manual was compiled in collaboration with the Australian railway authorities for the guidance of all concerned in movmenet by rail of troops, transport and stores within the Commonwealth. It covered topics such as general description of Australian railways, organisation for control of military movements, lines of communication, distribution of freight railway stock, movement of stores, movement of troops, movement of sick and wounded, movement of mechanical vehicles. - ©Australian Military Forces 1942 10.2 MB 808x
Coaching Goods, and Telegraph Instructions - 1928 Coaching Goods, and Telegraph Instructions - 1928 - This manual was was distributed to railway staff, and provided them with information on ticketing, loading and operation of wagons, as well as the telegraph system, including relevant code words. - ©RailCorp 1928 46.69 MB 624x
Sydney Platform List - 1971 Sydney Platform List - 1971 - This document showed the arrival and departure of trains at Sydney Terminal Station. It incuded the destination, or origin of the train, arrival or departure time, and the platform number for the train. - ©RailCorp 1971 2.2 MB 460x
Alphabetical List of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, showing where situated - 1961 Alphabetical List of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, showing where situated - 1961 - This document was published for use by railway employees and was a complete list of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, and where they were situated. - ©RailCorp 1961 6.87 MB 406x
Alphabetical List of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, showing where situated - 1979 Alphabetical List of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, showing where situated - 1979 - This document was published for use by railway employees and was a complete list of Stations, Platforms, Sidings and Collieries, and where they were situated. - ©RailCorp 1979 5.06 MB 476x
Ambulance Corp's Handbook - 1912 Ambulance Corp's Handbook - 1912 - This document was published for use by railway employees to administer first aid. - ©RailCorp 1912 14.6 MB 293x
Remote Control Signalling on Single Lines - 1981 Remote Control Signalling on Single Lines - 1981 - This document was published for use by railway employees to provide information on CTC signalling. - ©RailCorp 1981 3.51 MB 291x