Object or Purpose of this legislative Instrument:
This chapter of the Transport Infrastructure Act provides a regime for the construction, maintenance and operation of safe rail transport infrastructure which contributes to overall transport efficiency and effectiveness.
Scope of this legislative Instrument:
The chapter provides for a rail feasibility investigators authority to enter another persons land to investigate the lands potential and suitability as a rail corridor.
It further sets out the powers, obligations and rights of railway managers and operators in relation to rail land and works impacting upon that land and the offences and penalties under the Act, which are further prescribed by the Regulation.
The rail transport provisions of the Act do not apply to:
- a cable car
- a monorail
- an amusement railway
- a cane railway
- a tramway operated on roads
The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:
- Transport Infrastructure (Rail) Regulation 2006.
The following Guides or Booklets are available:
- Rail Safety Management within Queensland