Safe railways for Australia

Variation of registration

A registered rail infrastructure manager of a private siding (registered person) proposing change to their operations (as described in their Notice of Registration), or the conditions or restrictions of their registration, may be required to submit a variation to their registration pursuant to section 87 of the Rail Safety National Law (RSNL).

A registered person must apply for a variation to their registration if they:

  • propose to vary the scale and complexity of the private siding/s in respect of which they are registered (including the addition of another private siding); or
  • propose to vary the railway operations to be carried out in the private siding/s in respect of which they are registered.

A variation is not required to surrender a registration or a private siding under that registration.

To apply for a variation of registration the registered person must submit an  Application for Variation of Registration Form.

This form should be submitted to ONRSR with attached supporting documentation where required.

For all enquiries relating to registration, please contact or phone 08 8406 1500.

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Last updated: 9 June 2017