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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

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.

Adelaide Metro tram artwork for National Reconciliation Week

Adelaide Metro tram artwork for National Reconciliation Week

An Adelaide Metro tram has been decorated with Aboriginal art to mark National Reconciliation Week.

Temporary platform closures at Adelaide Railway Station

Temporary platform closures at Adelaide Railway Station

Platforms five to nine will be affected by temporary closures from 22 May until early 2016 to facilitate works on the second stage of the Adelaide Convention Centre redevelopment.