Registration for Rail Infrastructure Managers of Private Sidings - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this registration if you intend to become a rail infrastructure manager of a private siding.

A siding is a portion of railway track that branches away from the main rail infrastructure. A private siding is defined as a siding that is owned, controlled or managed by a person other than the person who manages the adjoining rail infrastructure. Private sidings do not include:

  • marshalling yards
  • crossing loops
  • passenger or freight terminals
  • sidings under the management of an accredited rail infrastructure manager
  • any siding designated as a non-private siding by the national regulations.

Rail infrastructure managers require registration in order to demonstrate their capacity to manage risks associated with private sidings.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration, you must:

  • provide detailed information about the scope of your intended activities
  • be able to prove that you will be the rail infrastructure manager of the private siding
  • demonstrate that the railway operations you intend to carry out requires a private siding
  • comply with all the requirements as prescribed by the national regulations
  • complete the relevant form
  • pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




31 October each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1000.00 -
Apply Exceptions All $1000.00 -
Apply Renewal All $500.00 -
Vary Variation All $250.00


Vary Variation All $250.00

Conditions / restrictions of registration.

Act(s) name

Rail Safety National Law (ACT) 2014 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Rail Safety National Law (ACT) Regulation 2014 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator

Operating address: Level 1
75 Hindmarsh Square
South Australia 5000
Mailing address: PO Box 3461
Rundle Mall
South Australia 5000
Phone: 08 8406 1500