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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.

Railway Crossing Safety Strategy

Download the Railway Crossing Safety Strategy. (PDF, 1305 KB)


News

Oaklands Crossing on track

Oaklands Crossing on track

Adelaide’s crucial Oaklands Crossing project will proceed following agreement between the Commonwealth and South Australian governments along with the local council.

Outer Harbor and Grange line closure January 2 - January 23 2017

Outer Harbor and Grange line closure January 2 - January 23 2017

DPTI will be undertaking a range of works during January 2017 to ensure reliable and efficient rail services along the Outer Harbor and Grange lines.

Lonsdale Circuit Breaker Investigation

Lonsdale Circuit Breaker Investigation

On 28 April 2016, Adelaide Metro lost power from the Lonsdale feeder station, shutting down electric services on the Seaford and Tonsley lines.

Security upgrades for Broadmeadows and Albert Park train stations

Security upgrades for Broadmeadows and Albert Park train stations

The Broadmeadows and Albert Park train stations will receive security upgrades as part of a $4 million safety, security and access initiative across the public transport network.