While the Tarcoola to Darwin railway is seamless, connected rail corridor it formally operates as two regulated networks – in South Australia and the Northern Territory respectively.
The South Australian network is managed under the Railways (Operations & Access) Act 1997. The Essential Service Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA) regulates this Act. Information on how they manage the act, can be found in the Information Kit on their website.
The Northern Territory Network is managed under the AustralAsia Railway (Third Party Access) Act 1999 and Code.
The Essential Service Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA) regulates this Act and Code. Guidelines on how they manage the act, can be found on their website.
For access to the railway network and infrastructure in South Australia except for the metropolitan broad gauge network and the ARTC main lines to Melbourne, Perth and between Crystal Brooke and Sydney, click here.
For access to the railway line and infrastructure from Tarcoola to Darwin: click here.