Dataset Number2104
Dataset TitleRailways
CustodianData Authority: Department for Infrastructure and Transport
Data Provider: Department for Infrastructure and Transport


DescriptionStatewide heavy and light railway network including opened, closed and other tracks.
UsageUsed to provide a statewide spatial data coverage of railways. Includes disused and tourist railways.

Data Quality

LineageDigitised from aerial photography at varying scales
CompletenessData is reasonably complete. Considered over 90%.
Positional AccuracyMost rail lines are withing +/- 20 metres of the line.

Geographic Extent

Extent NameSouth Australia
Min Easting or Longitude129
Min Northing or Latitude-38.25
Max Easting or Longitude141
Max Northing or Latitude-26

Dataset Status

Initially Acquired18-FEB-2004
Last UpdatedNOT KNOWN
Update FrequencyIrregular
Maintenance MethodUpdated from DPTI Enterprise database upon notification
AusGOALCC BY (Attribution)


TableNameField AliasData TypeDescription
Arc Attribute TableTRACK_NAME CharacterName of Track
Arc Attribute TableTRACK_GAUGE CharacterGauge of Track
Arc Attribute TableSTATUS CharacterStatus of Track. Open, Closed, other
Arc Attribute TableTRACK_OWNERSHIP CharacterTrack Ownership
Arc Attribute TableLAND_OWNERSHIP CharacterOwner of land adjacent to tracks
Arc Attribute TableACCESS_REGIMES CharacterESCOSA access regime to be coded
Arc Attribute TableFEATURECODE Long IntegerAS2482 based geogrpahical feature code for Track
Arc Attribute TableRAILCODE CharacterDPTI unique identifier for the Track
Arc Attribute TableONTYPE CharacterTrack on bridge, in tunnel etc
Arc Attribute TableGENERALISED_VIEW CharacterYes or No
Arc Attribute TableCAPTURESOURCE Long Integercapture source of the feature
Arc Attribute TableFEATURESOURCE short integerInformation source used to identify feature
Arc Attribute TableHORIZONTALACCURACY DoubleHorizontal accuracy in metres
Arc Attribute TableFEATUREDATE DateCurrency of the feature
Arc Attribute TableATTRIBUTEDATE DateCurrency of the attribute data

Contact Information

OrganisationDepartment for Infrastructure and Transport
Postal Address77 Grenfell Street