Over Dimensional Load Permits for Travel Across Railways and Tramways - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to take large loads over train or tram lines throughout Victoria. There are three types of load permits:

  • over dimensional permit
  • restricted movement permit
  • trip movement permit.

The over dimensional load permit is required for vehicles or loads that are either:

  • train crossings: 3 metres wide by 4.9 metres high and 26 metres long or greater
  • tram crossings: 3 metres wide by 4.3 metres high and 26 metres long or greater.

There is no weight limit.

The restricted movement permit is required for vehicles or loads that are either:

  • train crossings: 5 metres wide to 4.9 metres high and 26 metres long or greater
  • tram crossings: 5 metres wide to 4.8 metres high and 26 metres long.

Trip movement permits are valid for a single trip and don't require a transport compliance officer to attend. Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Valid for 12 months. It is up to the permit holder to renew the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$22.30

Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads

Act(s) name

Transport (Compliance and Miscellaneous) Act 1983 (Victoria)

Contact details

Over Dimensional Vehicles
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads


Phone:

03 9881 8852

Fax:

03 9881 8854
oslvpermits@roads.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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