Type Approvals: Track & Civil

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Track & Civil type approvals are categorised by detail code which groups particular infrastructure elements together.

The New Equipment & System Approval Register is available on the main Type Approvals page.

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Legacy Approvalsback to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
NESA-T105 Austrak Heavy Duty 30TAL Prestressed Concrete Sleeper Network Wide 11 Apr 2018
NESA-T106 Rocla Heavy Duty 30TAL Concrete Sleepers Network Wide 08 Mar 2018
NESA-T030 Martinus Rail Tangential Turnout Assemblies Manufactured by DT Network Wide 17 May 2018
NESA-T011 Rocla Dual Gauge (SG/NG) Heavy Duty Prestressed Concrete Sleeper (DG30-227) Network Wide 22 May 2019

Generalback to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-11-031 Protection Ramps for Wayside Equipment Mounted near and between Track Network wide 30 May 2006
14/28332 Zollner Mobile Radio Warning System Hexham Relief Roads & HV Coal Road Ballast Cleaning Night AMP 2014-16 23 Mar 2015
14/28485 Track Alert System Network Wide 1 Aug 2014
14/19018 Rawie 16ZEB/28a Friction Arresting Buffer Stop Freight Link Headshunt (Moonee Pond Creek Junction) only 10 Jun 2014
17/39087 MCE Ultra Lightweight Compact Possession Limit Board Marker (MCE 205STK) Network Wide 29 Nov 2017
NESA-T109 Rail Bearing Acoustic Monitor (RailBAM) Network Wide 03 Aug 2018
NESA-T110 Wheel Condition Monitor (WCM) - Mk II Network Wide 03 Aug 2018
NESA-T119 BrakeView Network Wide 28 Feb 2019
NESA-T120 CSCView Network Wide 28 Feb 2019
NESA-T121 TrainView Network Wide 28 Feb 2019
NESA-T122 TruckView Network Wide 28 Feb 2019
NESA-T123 WheelView Network Wide 28 Feb 2019
NESA-T128 TBOGI System Network Wide 19 Jul 2019

Rail back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-11-065 Railtech PLK Process - welding UIC60 rail to AS/AIS60kg rail Network wide 09 Mar 2007
08-08-11-076 UIC60 Fishplate & UIC60 / AS60 Junction Fishplate - Revised Network Wide 02 Apr 2008
NESA-T130 Thermit SkV-Elite Welding Process Network wide 12 Oct 2020
08-08-11-099 Australian Railway Supply Company AS47kg Rail Network Wide 08 Jan 2008
08-08-11-117 QHI Rail Lubricurve 50 Network Wide 13 Feb 2009
08-08-11-120 Portec Rail PW series lubricators Network Wide 13 Feb 2009
NESA-T010 Thermit SkV-Elite Junction Welding Process Network Wide 25 Jan 2021
09/18544 Thermit Degradable Sand Crucible for SkV-Elite Single Use Aluminothermic Welding Process Network wide 10 Sep 2009
10/23609 Martinus Rail NIJ-721 Hercules Insulated Rail Joint Kit for 60 kg rail Network wide 07 Jun 2010
10/46269 Hardface Technologys Hedkote Welding Process and Welding Consumables Railkotes RK44 (for steel) and RK13 (for manganese) Network wide 13 Sep 2010
10/46733 Robel Rail Clamp - Model 68.05 - Revised Network wide 24 Jan 2018
11/20001 Pandrol Hytrel Resilient Rail Pad Network wide 08 Mar 2011
11/52010 AS60 to UIC60 Junction Weld Kit Network wide (excl. CRN) 16 Aug 2011
11/74427 Railtech Wide gap Head Hardened Aluminothermic Welding Process Network wide (excl. CRN) 14 Nov 2011
12/14069 Railtrac ESAB Wire Feed Welding Process Network wide 13 Mar 2012
12/43404 Fuchs Lubritech Tram-Silence Network Wide 16 Jul 2013
12/43426 Lincoln Electronic Lubricator Applications Systems Network Wide 05 Sep 2012
13/2598 Shell GADUS Gauge Face Curve Grease Network wide 24 Jan 2013
13/25228 SkV-Elite welding process using step moulds Network Wide 07 Jun 2013
14/4754 Thermit Aluminothermic Head Repair Welding with Single Use Crucible Network Wide 18 Jul 2014
14/34831 Protector IV Trackside Friction Control System Network Wide 20 Oct 2014
14/46877 RS Claretech Supreme Biodegradable Curve Grease Network Wide 20 Jan 2017
15/16064 One Steel As-Rolled Microalloyed Rail Hunter Valley (specific locations) 30 Oct 2015
NESA-T099 Solid Technologies Total Rail Repair Solutions - TRRS process Hunter Valley (specific locations) 01 Apr 2019
17/6744 Thermit SkV-Elite Z120 SU Network Wide 20 Feb 2017
17/21169 RS EcoCurve Heavy Haul Grease Hunter Valley (specific location) - Trial Only 29 Jun 2017
NESA-T117 Thermit SkV-Elite Z140 Single Use Crucible Thornton 107B Up Coal - Trial Only 14 Nov 2018
NESA-T124 Solid Technologies Total Rail Repair Solutions - TRRS process - Head Hardened Rail Network Wide 01 Apr 2019
NESA-T135 Getzner Rail Pad (HS960-7) RPH700 Upper Hunter Valley Ulan Line (297.819-298.180km) – Trial Only 19 May 2020
NESA-T136 Pandrol PLK One Shot AS 60kg New to 8mm Worn Network Wide 14 Jul 2020
NESA-T140 J & S Weld Repair Process for Austenitic Manganese Steel Components Hunter Valley (specific locations) – Trial Only 05 Mar 2021
NESA-T141 Voestalpine Premium Rail Grade 370LHT HSH Hunter Valley (specific locations) – Trial Only 14 Apr 2021
NESA-T143 ‘Reliance Hexham’ Cold Forge Rail Bow Plate Port Waratah PC- Hunter Valley – Trial Only 16 Sep 2021

Sleepers and Fastenings back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-11-015 16mm lockspikes and Spikefast for use with Timber Sleepers Network wide 27 Jun 2005
08-08-11-016 Pandrol Resilient Fastening Assembly for Timber Sleeper Conversion (Lock in shoulders) Network wide 27 Jun 2005
08-08-11-017 Rexlok Resilient Fastening Assembly for Timber Sleeper Conversion (Lock in shoulders) Network wide 08 Jan 2007
08-08-11-034 Epitech M22 Round Dog Spike Network wide 06 Jul 2006
08-08-11-041 Pandrol Fastclip FC1509 Fastening System Network wide 04 Oct 2006
08-08-11-073 19mm and 22mm DogScrews and 16mm LockScrews Network wide 22 Nov 2007
08-08-11-079 Pandrol Fastclip FC1511 (Longreach) Network Wide 25 Jun 2007
16/21187 Avdelok (LDA) Large Diameter Lockbolts Network Wide 06 Jun 2016
10/3527 Cold Forged Products M19 x 125 Dog Screw with Shoulder, M19 x 125 Dog Screw without Shoulder and M16 x 105 Lock Screw Network wide 02 Feb 2010
10/37325 WVCO SpikeFast ET-75 and SpikeFast ES-50-RM / RM II Network wide 12 Aug 2010
NESA-T027 Pandrol Rotating Shoulder and Support Plate South Australia 11 Feb 2019
11/20000 Ramset Chemset REO502 Epoxy Network wide 14 Apr 2014
11/27581 Fastclip FE Fastening System for concrete sleepers Parkes - Broken Hill (800km-850km) only 14 Nov 2011
11/38807 Fastpatch LV (fast setting concrete repair product for holding down bolts in concrete sleepers) Network wide (excl. CRN) 20 Jul 2011
11/38834 CTR 100 (fast setting concrete repair product for concrete tie rail seat deterioration)

Network wide (excl. CRN) 20 Jul 2011
13/16206 Martinus Rail Hollow Steel Inbearer Hunter Valley (Watermark Only) 11 Apr 2013
08-08-11-072 Pandrol Fastclip weld repair for 1507, 1509 and 1511 fastening systems - Revised Network wide 30 Apr 2013
13/29107 Arconic Fastening Systems & Rings Australia – Axion Ecotrax Composite Sleepers Network Wide 20 Mar 2017
14/13456 Martinus Rail Hollow Steel Inbearer MkII Network wide 30 May 2014
14/38087 Unipart Rail Hollow Sleepers Type 2600 Series (full depth Australian version) Network wide 09 Sep 2016
14/46855 Security Lock Nuts Network wide 14 Jan 2016
NESA-T091 VAE Hollow Steel Sleeper Network wide 28 Sep 2021
NESA-T102 SlabLok System Network Wide 17 Sep 2020
NESA-T113 AusTrak Heavy Duty Concrete Sleeper Network wide 14 Aug 2018
NESA-T107 Hollow Steel Sleepers used by Beena Vision WheelView and CSCView Systems Braxton (~215.800) – Trial Only 03 Aug 2018
NESA-T114 Rocla Prestressed Concrete Sleeper Network Wide 02 Oct 2018
NESA-T115 AusTrak Low Profile Concrete Sleeper (150-20S) Network Wide 26 Nov 2019
NESA-T127 Rocla Low Profile Concrete Prestressed Sleeper Network Wide 26 Nov 2019
NESA-T118 Austrak Heavy duty Sleeper (217-18s) Network Wide 24 Aug 2021
NESA-T137 Duratrack Composite Sleeper Main line standard-gauge track between signal TOT2 (8.342KP) to 3U pts (9.800KP) at Tottenham, Victoria - Trial Only 26 Oct 2020
NESA-T142 ‘Austrak’ Dual Gauge Sleeper (217-22D) Network Wide 23 Sep 2021

Points and Crossings back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-11-029 Dual Gauge Turnouts modified to ARTC Requirements SA and Victoria 27 Apr 2006
08-08-11-035 Hollow Steel Sleeper for Wayside Equipment Installation Network wide 07 Aug 2006
08-08-11-068 Teksol International - EKOS Tongue Roller System Network wide 01 May 2007
08-08-11-086 Dual Gauge Derail (Broad and Standard Gauge) Victoria - South Dynon 12 Dec 2007
08-08-11-089 Vossloh Cogifer Turnouts (track work only) Network wide 11 Mar 2008
08-08-11-090 Dual Gauge Expansion Joint for use in 1600mm/1435mm Dual Port Adelaide, SA 14 Jan 2008
08-08-11-095 Dual Gauge Catchpoint for Use in 1600mm/1435mm Dual Gauge Track Port Adelaide, SA 02 Jan 2008
08-08-11-097 Common Rail Changeover on Dual Gauge 1600mm/1435mm Track Port Adelaide, SA 11 Mar 2008
08-08-11-098 Steel Bearers for Siemens S700K & S700V Point Motor System Network Wide 03 Jan 2008
08-08-11-100 Monoblock Crossing (Fully cast manganese crossing) Network Wide 18 Jan 2008
08-08-11-103 Dual Gauge Gauge Separation Turnouts with Motor Operated Single Movable Switchblade Victoria Only 10 Jun 2008
08-08-11-104 Bi-directional derail on dual gauge track Port Adelaide, SA 02 Jul 2008
08-08-11-123 VCA 1 in 8 Dual/Mixed Gauge 50kg Double V Crossing Assembly (for type 29, 30, 39 & 40 dual/mixed gauge turnouts) Network Wide 30 Apr 2009
08-08-11-126 VAE Railway Systems 1200m radius 1 in 18.5 Compound Dual Gauge Splitter (1600mm/1435mm) Network Wide 12 May 2009
10/4339 Dual Gauge Derail (Left & Right Throw) (Broad & Standard Gauge) Appleton Dock precinct only 10 Feb 2010
10/7811 VCA Dual Gauge/Standard Gauge 1:7.52 Diamond Crossing South Dynon 09 Mar 2010
10/10024 VCA 1 in 10 Dual Gauge (SG/NG) Turnout Queensland Blue Metal Siding to Acacia Ridge 17 May 2010
11/9643 Track Expansion System Tahmoor and Douglas Park, NSW 29 Aug 2011
11/10956 Temporary Take Off (to Thompsons-Byron Jackson drawing SB205620) Network wide 14 Jun 2013
11/38787 Schwihag Switch Rollers Incorporated onto Slide Plates Network wide (excl. CRN) 28 Jun 2011
11/80240 Martinus Rail Temporary Take Off Turnout (23TAL 4km/h) as per MR-11-1313-100 Network wide 14 Jun 2013
NESA-T044 Martinus Rail (30TAL) Tangential Turnout Assemblies Network Wide 02 Nov 2019
13/5214 Aldon Hinged Derailer Appleton Dock, Victoria only 12 Aug 2013
13/14390 ‘Voestalpine’ VAE Spring Wing Crossing Technology NSW - Farley and Branxton only 13 May 2013
13/18477 Vossloh Cogifer Australia AS50kg 1 in 8 Dual Gauge Turnouts Type 32 & 36 for Concrete Bearers Network wide 24 Oct 2013
14/13535 Martinus Rail Swing Nose Crossing Assemblies Hexham Relief Roads and Aurizon LTTSF only 15 Feb 2015
15/34296 Type 5 Expansion Switch NSW – Tahmoor and Douglas Park 04 Nov 2015
NESA-T108 Austrak Non Articulated Bearer Joiner Plate Scholey Street Junction 95 & 98 PTS Turnouts and Diamond // Chullora Junction 346 & 347 PTS Turnouts and Diamond // West Footscray WFS5 and WFS7 PTS Turnouts and Diamonds 23 Apr 2019
NESA-T116 VAE 400UHC® PLUS HSH® Special Premium Crossing Thornton 107B Up Coal - Trial Only 18 Feb 2019
NESA-T125 Conversion to Standard Gauge of Dual Gauge (Broad and Standard) Turnouts Dry Creek to Pelican Point track section (Kalgoorlie to Serviceton & Ivanhoe corridor) - Trial Only 22 Mar 2019
NESA-T126 Woolube Ozspray Network Wide 18 Sep 2019
NESA-T134 Vossloh Cogifer Australia Retrofit 1 in 18.5 Fabricated Swing Nose Crossings Allandale 102 C Pts – Trial Only 15 Nov 2019

Track Geometry back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-11-121 KZV KRAB Light low weight measuring trolley (Model 6vNET) Network Wide 31 Mar 2009

Track Lateral Stability back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-11-069 RailFrame stress free temperature measuring equipment Network wide 19 Apr 2007
NESA-T112 Verse stress free temperature measuring equipment Network wide 10 Jul 2018

Earthworks back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
13/17737 Reinforced Soil Walls on Underbridge Abutments Network Wide 09 May 2013

Structures back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-11-066 Koppers Arch CN Timber Protective Emulsion Wagga Viaduct (516 to 517.8km) only 09 Mar 2007
08-08-11-092 Guard Rails on Dual Gauge Concrete Sleepers Port Adelaide, SA 24 Dec 2007
08-08-11-093 Dual Gauge Track Laid on Concrete Slab on Bridge Structure Port Adelaide, SA 02 Jan 2008
08-08-11-102 Lock up Devices Approach Spans Bascule Bridge Port Adelaide, SA 09 Apr 2008
08-08-11-125 Boral Engineered Bridgewood Deck Panel No new items to be purchased. Existing item is track approved 03 Jan 2017
10/8641 Delkor ALT.1 Resilient Baseplate Network wide 16 Mar 2010
11/82554 Interflow Expanda & Rotaloc Pipe Lining Systems Network wide (excl. CRN) 06 Dec 2011
12/26738 Carbonloc Engineered Fibre Composite Panels & Fabricated Products Network wide 12 Jun 2012
NESA-T081 Berolina Liner Network wide 22 May 2020
14/46839 ADS HDPE N12 Dual Wall Drainage Pipe Network wide 17 Apr 2015
14/31697 PNGFP Engineered Bridgewood Deck Panel 'NiuDeck' and Short Span Bridge 'NiuBridge' Network Wide 07 Dec 2016
NESA-T104 Rhomberg IVES Ballastless Track Slab System and VTRAS Transition module Weighbridge at Branxton (~215.800km) only 12 Jun 2020
NESA-T131 IMPREG Liner GL16 Network wide 22 May 2020
NESA-T133 Fibre Reinforced Foamed Urethane (FFU) Transoms and Panel Decks Trial locations as endorsed by Engineering Authority of the relevant Business Unit Asset Management Team. 14 Jun 2020

Grade Crossings back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
08-08-09-001 Traffic Signal on Level Crossing Mast SA only 13 Sep 2004
08-08-09-002 Steel Level Crossings at low road usage crossings Network wide 15 Mar 2005
08-08-09-003 Treated timber walkways for pedestrian crossings Network wide 15 Mar 2005
08-08-11-038 Strail Rubber Level Crossing Network wide 07 Aug 2006
08-08-11-045 pedeSTRAIL Rubber Pedestrian Level Crossing Network wide 12 Nov 2006
08-08-11-081 Steel Level Crossings over heavy duty concrete sleepers for low traffic Network Wide 31 Aug 2007
08-08-11-083 JD Rail Standard and Heavy Haul Precast Concrete Interlocking Crossing Network Wide 03 Mar 2008
08-08-11-114 Holdfast rubber level crossing panels in low and medium speed areas Network Wide 13 Feb 2009
08-08-11-115 Polycorp Epflex Railseal Interface Network Wide 14 May 2009
09/16864 Trelleborg Heavy Duty Rubber Panel Level Crossing System - Vehicle/Pedestrian Crossing Network wide 25 Aug 2009
10/3011 Strail Premium 1200 mm wide fibre reinforced Inner Panels for Level Crossings Network wide 29 Jan 2010
14/6594 Wesrail Railseal Infill Access System 18.744km Flemington South (MFN) 11 Mar 2014

Right of Way back to top

Number Title Applicability Approved
09/27469 Roop Smartfence Rail Safety Fencing Network wide 02 Nov 2009
11/87895 Vortok Safety Barrier Network wide 16 Aug 2012
14/29123 SAFETRAX Temporary Handrail System Network wide 27 Apr 2015