State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

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ORGANISATION CHARTS

  • AU WA S1160
  • Series
  • 1951-06-30 -

Organisation charts for the various branches and sections of the Railways Department as at 30 June 1951.

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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...

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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' prefi...

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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 - 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.

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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 liste...

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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.

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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.

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FILES - CIVIL ENGINEERING (STANDARD GAUGE)

  • AU WA S1259
  • Series
  • 1961-01-01 -

Files from the Civil Engineering Branch of Western Australian Government Railways dealing with matters pertaining to the standard gauge project.

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FILES - RAILWAY COMMERCIAL (RC)

  • AU WA S1264
  • Series
  • 1963-01-01 - 1976-12-31

Files dealing with contracts WAGR signed with private companies such as Western Titanium, Westralian Sands and Allied Eneabba regarding freight rates and transport.

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FILES - CIVIL ENGINEERING (MOTIVE POWER)

  • AU WA S1266
  • Series
  • 1960-01-01 - 1977-12-31

Westrail, Civil Engineering Branch files dealing with construction of rolling stock and depots.

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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.

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FILES - TRANSMARK (TMR)

  • AU WA S1400
  • Series
  • 1979-01-01 - 1993-12-31

Files relating to a study of Midland Workshops with a view to the reorganization of.

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FILES - UNIFORM GAUGE

  • AU WA S1401
  • Series
  • 1961-01-01 - 1993-12-31

Files realting to the Midland Workshops role in the implementation of the standard gauge in Western Australia.

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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.

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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...

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FILES - PROJECTS

  • AU WA S1404
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 - 1993-12-31

Files relating to the construction of rollingstock, manufacture of lifting equipment, provision of turntables and the installation of bulk liquid petroleum gas.

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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...

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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.

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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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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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INDEX CARDS

  • AU WA S2089
  • Series
  • 1950-01-01 - 1976-12-31

Index cards to various files created by the Western Australian Government Railways.

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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.

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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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INDEX CARDS - SUBJECT

  • AU WA S2305
  • Series
  • 1976-01-01 - 1996-12-31

Index cards arranged by subject to Westrail files from 1976 to 1996 and providing the file number for that subject. The card system was superceded by a computer database in 1996.

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INDEX CARDS - AGENCY/FIRM

  • AU WA S2306
  • Series
  • 1976-01-01 - 1996-12-31

Index cards arranged by name of agency or firm having contact with Westrail and noting the file number. The card system was superceded by a computer database in 1996.

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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...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2]

FILES - GENERAL (MISCELLANEOUS SERIES)

  • AU WA S2360
  • Series
  • 1977-01-01 -

A Miscellaneous series created by Westrail, MO1 deals with accidents & collisions, MO2 with accidents and collisions at level crossings, etc

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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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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]

FILES - PERTH URBAN RAIL ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT

  • AU WA S2518
  • Series
  • 1984-11-22 - 1993-06-04

Project files on the WA Government Railway's Perth Urban Rail Electrification system, which include master plans, minutes of committee meetings, safety procedures, track structures, power/signals/communications plans, publicity briefs and funding ...

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FILES - NORTHERN SUBURBS RAILWAY SYSTEM

  • AU WA S2519
  • Series
  • 1989-05-04 - 1994-03-08

Project files on the WA Government Railway's Northern Suburbs Railway system, which include master plans, minutes of committee meetings, safety procedures, track structures, power/signals/communications plans, publicity briefs and funding arrangem...

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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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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...

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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...

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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).

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CONTRACT PLANS (CIVIL ENGINEERING)

  • AU WA S4468
  • Series
  • 1973-01-01 -

Contract plans (Civil Engineering) of the Western Australian Government Railways. These civil engineering plans relate to railway line infrastructure and works.

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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 ...

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

REGISTERS - TRAINEE ENGINEMEN

  • AU WA S4744
  • Series
  • 1949-04-22 -

Register of persons attending Westrail Trainee Enginemen courses with daily and final test results.

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REGISTERS - RAILWAY BARRACKS

  • AU WA S4860
  • Series

The Western Australian Government Railways had staff barracks throughout its system for train crew accommodation when working away from their home depot. Registers were kept of the daily use of the barracks with crews signing in and out.

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PARCEL STAMPS

  • AU WA S4872
  • Series
  • 1966-02-01 - 1966-02-28

Stamps for the pre-payment of freight on parcels and newspapers carried by the Western Australian Government Railways were brought into use in 1905. The examples in this collection were in use in February 1966 when decimal currency commenced in Au...

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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...

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PROCEDURES/INSTRUCTIONS

  • AU WA S736
  • Series
  • 1949-07-29 -

Office procedures/instructions for the Western Australian Government Railways.

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