Network Operator Updates

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)

From Monday 4 November 2019, all new projects or contract tenders for work will need to have an RIW card issued from the new MTA RIW platform. For all other work, ARTC will continue their interim arrangements until Monday 3 February 2020. ARTC will provide updates over the coming months to keep ARTC employees and contractors informed about transition progress and next steps.

Any ARTC specific queries may be emailed to [email protected].

Other news:

  • 16 December 2019 – In February 2020 ARTC will be implementing its new work on track app – eTAP.  This new app will be the preferred method for Protection Officers requiring TOA’s, Look Out Working or Work In Corridor access in ARTC’s NSW RVDS territories. Training in eTAP will be required before a Protection Officer can use the app.  Please refer to the training schedule for dates and locations.  Alternatively, an online training module will be made available in March 2020.  Please note the training, either on location or by online module, is free of charge
  • November 2019 – Issue 55 – 11 2019 – ARTC NSW Network Rules and Procedures Rule Change Training

Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) – South Australia

Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA WA)

No updates available at this time.

Transport for NSW (TfNSW)

The Transport cluster comprises Transport for NSW (TfNSW) and an extended network of other agencies, including rail operators. TfNSW sets the strategic direction for transport and works in partnership with government transport operating agencies and private service providers to deliver improved transport outcomes for the community and economy of NSW.

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is transitioning its Rail Industry Worker (RIW) program from the Pegasus card to the system delivered by Metro Trains Australia (MTA). TfNSW managers and Principal Contractors will work together to organise the details of the roll out, which will take place on a site by site basis. All sites will transition to the new system by 13 December 2019.

For further information about the transition, please visit the TfNSW Transition Update page.


No updates available at this time.

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