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Rail Network

The South Australian Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) on behalf of the Rail Commissioner maintains all rail infrastructure and provides tram and train services within metropolitan Adelaide.

Fast facts

Adelaide’s passenger rail network comprises 132 kilometres of railway track on the Seaford, Gawler, Outer Harbor, Belair, Grange and Tonsley Lines, including 40 kilometres of electrified railway, 88 railway stations, 84 level crossings, 18 electric railcar sets (4 more to be delivered soon) and 87 diesel railcars.

The rail network also includes 15 kilometres of 600 volt tramline, 29 tram stops, 15 flexity trams and 6 citadis trams.

Noarlunga Centre and Salisbury stations – ticketed gate proposals

Background

In February 2014, the Premier, Hon Jay Weatherill announced a $1.5 million upgrade of Noarlunga and Salisbury railway stations to install ticket barriers and increase security features to reduce fare evasion and improve safety for public transport passengers.

The Department is inviting feedback from the community and rail passengers about these proposals until 12 August 2015.

Salisbury| Noarlunga | Feedback Form


News

Hassle-free trip for show-goers on Adelaide Metro

Hassle-free trip for show-goers on Adelaide Metro

More than 20,000 people are expected to use public transport to get to the Royal Adelaide Show, avoiding the hassle of finding and paying for a park when the event begins this Friday

Public Encouraged to Attend First Transport Forum in North East

Public Encouraged to Attend First Transport Forum in North East

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is encouraging people in Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs to attend an upcoming Forum with Minister for Transport Stephen Mullighan to find out more about the State Government’s plans for transport improvements in the area.

Record Adelaide Metro patronage as passengers flock to train network

Record Adelaide Metro patronage as passengers flock to train network

There’s been a big increase in the number of passengers taking public transport in Adelaide, with an extra three million trips recorded in the past financial year.

Public shows support for Adelaide’s rail network

Public shows support for Adelaide’s rail network

The South Australian train network had received a four-star rating for seven out of the eight categories.