The NSW Rail Access Undertaking makes provision for third party access to the rail network in NSW for which Rail Corporation New South Wales (RailCorp) or Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is the owner.
IPART has prepared guidelines to provide information and guidance to Rail Infrastructure Owners, Access Seekers and interested parties in relation to IPART's annual review of compliance under the Undertaking.
In March 2017 IPART completed a review of it's Guidelines. For further details on the review please see here.
In accordance with the requirements of Schedule 3 of the Undertaking, IPART determines the compliance of Owners with:
Under clause 5(f) of Schedule 3 of the Undertaking, we are required to assess whether Rail Infrastructure owners has demonstrated to our reasonable satisfaction that access revenue of its non- Hunter Valley Coal Network sectors is not more than 80% of the access revenue likely to be derived by the application of the Ceiling Test (as defined in the Undertaking) for the relevant year.