Rail Access

IPART monitors compliance with the NSW Rail Access Undertaking. The Undertaking provides for third party access to the rail network in NSW of which RailCorp, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) and Transport for NSW (TfNSW) are the owners.
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RAIL ACCESS COMPLIANCE 

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.

Hunter Valley

In accordance with the requirements of Schedule 3 of the Undertaking, IPART determines the compliance of Owners with:

  • the Asset Valuation Roll Forward Principles, and
  • the ceiling test, having regard to the operation of the Unders and Overs Account.
Year
2014/15 RailCorp
2013/14 RailCorp
2012/13 RailCorp
2011/12 RailCorp
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Non Hunter Valley

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.

Year COMPLIANCE WITH NSW RAIL ACCESS UNDERTAKING
2016/17 Final Decision - ARTC - non-Hunter Valley Coal Network sectors
2015/16 Final Decision - ARTC - non-Hunter Valley Coal Network sectors
2015/16 Final Decision - TfNSW - Country Regional Network
2014/15 Final Decision - ARTC - non-Hunter Valley Coal Network sectors
2013/14 Final Decision - ARTC - non-Hunter Valley Coal Network sectors
2013/14 Final Decision - RailCorp - Sydney Metropolitan Rail Network
2013/14 FinalDecision - ARTC - For the Gap to Turrawan sector
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