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State Records Office of Western Australia AU WA A33 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1]
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CARDS - WATER TESTING

  • AU WA S2317
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 - 1980-12-31

Cards maintained by Western Australian Government Railways relating to the testing of water used by steam trains in dams along railway routes. The cards are arranged alphabetically under the name of the town where the dam is located and record th...

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CONFERENCE REPORT - UNIFORM GAUGE

  • AU WA S1909
  • Series
  • 1912-12-01 - 1912-12-15

Includes reports, minutes and technical data relating to a conference hald in Melbourne in December 1912 on uniform gauge railways in Australia.

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COST ESTIMATES - RAILWAYS

  • AU WA S1907
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 - 1935-12-31

Cost estimates relating to uniform gauge - alternative estimates, bridge and culvert estimates, costs of new railway sections, etc.

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FILES - ADMINISTRATION

  • AU WA S1208
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 - 1981-12-31

General administration files (Railway) raised by the Western Australian Government Railways (1) and its successors until 1976. In this system, the numbers 1-3999 relate to leasing, and numbers 4000- relate to administrative matters.The 'R�...

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FILES - ADMINISTRATION (MIDLAND WORKSHOPS)

  • AU WA S1403
  • Series
  • 1908-01-01 - 1993-12-31

Files relating to the general administration of Midland Workshops and covering such matters as purchase of locomotives, plant and equipment, provision of points and crossings, diesel loco repair shop, welding machines, industrial risk, asbestos an...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1]

FILES - GENERAL (CIVIL ENGINEERING BRANCH)

  • AU WA S1213
  • Series
  • 1905-01-01 - 1976-12-31

Civil engineering files relating to the resumption of land and surveys for the construction of railways; construction of sidings and railway stations; improvements to station buildings; water supplies and level crossings (including private crossings)

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FILES - GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

  • AU WA S1247
  • Series
  • 1913-01-01 -

General administration files covering a variety of subjects such free railway passes, civil defence, carriage of mails, private sidings and the standard gauge rail project.(Files in this Record Series include records that were previously listed at...

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FILES - WAGR EMPLOYEES' FUNDS

  • AU WA S2494
  • Series
  • 1907-01-31 - 1989-06-30

The Western Australian Government Railways Employees Death Benefit Voluntary Fund was formed in 1907 to provide assistance to families following the death of an employee.The original Fund was divided into two Funds , one offering death benefits or...

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GANGER'S PAY LEDGER

  • AU WA S1497
  • Series
  • 1896-06-16 -

Railway ganger's pay ledger listing gangers under name of gang (eg Smith's gang, drilling gang). Details include hours worked and pay received by each member of the gang.

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GRAPHS - WAGON OSCILLATION TESTS

  • AU WA S2425
  • Series
  • 1955-03-14 - 1955-03-20

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS, FERRIES AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

INDEX CARDS - PLANS (W.A.G.R.)

  • AU WA S2564
  • Series
  • 1890-10-01 - 1970-12-31

Index cards to Western Australian Government Railways Plans (Land Resumption, Permanent Way, Plan and Section, Station Yards, etc.). The cards are arranged by Railroad e.g. Armadale-Brookton line (Consignment 6549, box 2 also includes a collection...

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MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL REPORTS

  • AU WA S1910
  • Series
  • 1905-01-01 - 1966-12-31

A miscellaneous collection of technical reports relating to automatic signalling systems for railway crossings, railway electrical matters and other railway matters.

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NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS

  • AU WA S1912
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 -

Newspaper cuttings relating to WA railways

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PLANS - CIVIL ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S2238
  • Series
  • 1896-01-03 -

Site plans for railway crossings, stations and platforms prepared by the Civil Engineering branch of the Western Australian Government Railways, and successors. Plans may include buildings, block plans and other details.

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PLANS - CIVIL ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S2423
  • Series
  • 1890-01-01 -

Various plans drawn up by the Civil Engineering at Westrail

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PLANS - CONTRACT DRAWINGS

  • AU WA S4581
  • Series
  • 1890-10-01 -

Western Australian government railway contract drawings for railway construction or deviations. Construction drawings can include buildings and other structures as well as the railway line.

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PLANS - ENGINEER OF EXISTING LINES (E.E.L.)

  • AU WA S4522
  • Series
  • 1899-01-01 -

This series consists of plans from the WA Government Railways, Engineer of Existing Lines division used for civil engineering purposes. The Chief of Civil Engineering (C.C.E.) division took over these plans and, it is presumed, continued the plan ...

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PLANS - LAND RESUMPTION

  • AU WA S4580
  • Series
  • 1890-10-01 -

Plans showing land resumption for Western Australian government railways.

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PLANS - LAND RESUMPTIONS

  • AU WA S4467
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 -

Plans of land resumptions undertaken by the Western Australian Government Railways.

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PLANS - PLAN AND SECTION

  • AU WA S4579
  • Series
  • 1879-12-31 -

Plan & Section drawings of Western Australian government railway lines

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PLANS - SUBURBAN RAILWAY CROSSINGS

  • AU WA S1913
  • Series
  • 1912-12-01 - 1912-12-31

Plans relating to uniform gauge railway crossings.

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RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS

  • AU WA S23
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 -

Record of Service Cards, showing employee's name, date of birth and employment history. Note: some cards sequences are incomplete.See also Record Series No. 1762, Record of Service Cards for Midland Workshops.

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RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS - TEMPORARY STAFF

  • AU WA S2171
  • Series
  • 1948-01-01 - 1988-12-31

Record of Service Cards for Temporary Staff. Showing employees name, date of birth and employment history. NOTE: When searching through these records also look under Permanent Staff records in WAS 23 as some of these employees were transferred...

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RECORD OF SERVICE REGISTERS - RAILWAY EMPLOYEES

  • AU WA S4585
  • Series
  • 1879-01-01 -

Registers documenting record of service details for government railway employees. For each person, the registers provide a summary of their progression, transfers, misdemeanours, wage or salary rates, etc. The registers can also record dates of bi...

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REGISTER - FIELD SURVEYOR'S NOTEBOOKS

  • AU WA S1911
  • Series
  • 1903-01-01 -

Registers kept in running no. order of field surveyor's notebook and usually noting area/district to which the notebook refers. The notebooks do not appear to be extant.

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REGISTER - LEVEL CROSSINGS

  • AU WA S4852
  • Series
  • 1892-01-01 - 1904-12-31

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REGISTER - PROGRESS PLANS

  • AU WA S3161
  • Series
  • 1900-01-01 -

Master register to Government Railway Progress Plans. The register lists regional areas in alphabetical order and notes the progress plans and their plan numbers for each of these areas.The State Records Office holds a small quantity of Progress P...

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REGISTER - RESIDENT ENGINEER'S OFFICE

  • AU WA S3163
  • Series
  • 1896-09-02 -

Register used by the WA Government Railways' Resident Engineers Office to record details of working plans. The register records the plan number, copies of R.E.P./P.W.D./E.E.L. plans, description of plan, scale, whether original or copy, drawn...

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STAFF REGULATIONS

  • AU WA S1690
  • Series
  • 1891-01-01 -

Extracts and copies of staff regulations and instructions. There is an index at the front of the volume.

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SUBJECT INDEXES

  • AU WA S1893
  • Series
  • 1905-01-01 -

Subject indexes to Western Australian Government Railways files. A brief outline of the subject and file no. is provided.

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