Registration for Manager of Private Sidings - New South Wales

Description

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.

You are not required to be accredited as a manager of a private siding.

You must be able to provide the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator detailed information about the location and nature of your private siding.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Exemptions

You may apply for an exemption from compliance with any part of the Rail Safety National Law. This exemption will be granted if the circumstances are considered appropriate.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration, you must:

  • be the rail infrastructure manager of the private siding
  • intend to carry out actions that are considered appropriate by the regulator
  • establish a comprehensive risk management scheme and risk register
  • demonstrate that the railway operations you intend to carry out requires a private siding
  • be able to provide detailed information about the siding and your intended activities
  • be able to comply with all the requirements in the national regulations.

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

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

You must provide the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator with an annual activity statement.

Duration

Annual.

Expiry

31 October each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $1000.00 Application for registration
Apply Exceptions $1000.00 Application for an exemption
Vary Variation $250.00 Application for variation of registration
Vary Variation $250.00

Application for variation of conditions or restrictions

Act(s) name

Rail Safety National Law (NSW) 2012 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Rail Safety National Law National Regulations 2012 NSW

Application process

Apply

The Agency strongly encourages you to discuss your application and the application process with their staff before lodging the application. This will help stop delays due to incomplete or inadequate applications.

Additional information

Multiple private sidings may be held under one registration.

The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator may place conditions or restrictions on your registration.

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.

Enquiries

Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator

Operating address: Level 4
309 Kent Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Toll Free: 1800 572 077
Phone: 08 8406 1500
Fax: 08 8406 1501
Email: contact@onrsr.com.au
Website: Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (Opens in new window)