State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

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FILES - LAND RESUMPTION

  • AU WA S1200
  • Series
  • 1914-01-01 -

Files dealing with land resumptions for railway purposes such as bridges, marshalling yards and railway lines. Names of persons from whom the land was obtained, and lot numbers are often given. The series also contains files relating to the conve...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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' prefi...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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)

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

FILES - ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT

  • AU WA S1244
  • Series
  • 1930-01-01 -

Files dealing with ticketing, Westrail assets and other accounts and audit matters for Western Australian Government Railways.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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 liste...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

FILES - CIVIL ENGINEERING (LAND RESUMPTION)

  • AU WA S1253
  • Series
  • 1916-01-01 -

Files raised in the Civil Engineering Branch of Western Australian Government Railways and dealing with land resumptions for departmental and rail purposes. See also WAS 1200, Files - Land resumption.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

FILES - CIVIL ENGINEERING

  • AU WA S1258
  • Series
  • 1930-01-01 -

Files from the Civil Engineering Branch dealing with the construction of bridges, bins and sheds, and terminal facilities.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

PERSONAL FILES

  • AU WA S1399
  • Series
  • 1916-01-01 - 1983-12-31

Personal files of employees of Western Australian Government Railways, including Midland Workshops. Files are listed in service number order.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

STOCK FILES

  • AU WA S1402
  • Series
  • 1920-01-01 - 1993-12-31

Files relating to the purchase and operation of railway stock such as car and wagon wheels and axles, tools and other materials.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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 [2]

GANGERS NOTEBOOKS

  • AU WA S1498
  • Series
  • 1933-01-01 - 1967-12-31

The represents an example of the sort of work records kept by gangers and includes gangers day books which detail the number of gangers working on a particular job and the work undertaken; notebook with details of culverts laid on a section of the...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS (MIDLAND WORKSHOPS)

  • AU WA S1762
  • Series
  • 1930-01-01 - 1994-03-04

Service cards for persons employed at the Midland Workshops providing a summary of employment.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S2090
  • Series
  • 1942-09-15 -

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES

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...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES

INDEX - LUMP SUM SETTLEMENTS

  • AU WA S2208
  • Series
  • 1936-04-01 - 1972-09-30

This volume appears to be an index to Western Australian Government Railways employees who received lump sum settlements in relation to worker's compensation.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

PLANS - CIVIL ENGINEERING

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

Various plans drawn up by the Civil Engineering at Westrail

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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 ...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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 Progre...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

FILES - MECHANICAL BRANCH

  • AU WA S4070
  • Series
  • 1943-01-01 -

Files from the Mechanical Branch (Chief Mechanical Engineer) of the Western Australian Government Railways in its various incarnations. These correspondence files relate chiefly to repairs and maintenance of locomotive stock. The Mechanical Branch...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

FILES - TRAMWAYS

  • AU WA S4071
  • Series
  • 1923-01-01 - 1949-04-21

Files relating to the operation of trams and tramways throughout the Perth metropolitan area. (Files in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 19/1; Accession 1721).

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

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 ...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

PLANS - PLAN AND SECTION

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

Plan & Section drawings of Western Australian government railway lines

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES

PLANS - LAND RESUMPTION

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

Plans showing land resumption for Western Australian government railways.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES

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.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES

RECORD OF SERVICE REGISTERS - CASUAL EMPLOYMENT

  • AU WA S491
  • Series
  • 1919-01-01 -

Registers covering casual and relief employees with the Western Australian Government Railways who worked on railway line construction in the metropolitan and country areas in the State. The lists are generally alphabetical and details include loc...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

FILES - GENERAL

  • AU WA S967
  • Series
  • 1927-01-26 -

General files maintained by Western Australian Government Railways which at various times, included administration of ferries, tramways and electricity supply.

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]