State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

AU WA A33 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1]

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1]

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A33

Description area

Dates of existence

1890-10-01 - 1914-07-01

History

The Western Australian Government Railways [1] was established following the abolition of the Dept of Works & Railways and the creation of the WAGR and the Dept of Works & Buildings. In 1914 the function of tramways was added and the Department's title changed accordingly.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: The Railways Act 1878, 42 Vict. No. 31 in force 1/10/1890 to 15/1/1904.
Railways Act 1904 (No. 23 of 1904) (from 16/1/1904)

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A584 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES (1946-07-01 - 1949-04-22)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A584

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1890-10-01 - 1914-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A583 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS, FERRIES AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1930-07-01 - 1946-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A583

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1890-10-01 - 1914-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A582 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1922-07-01 - 1930-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A582

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1890-10-01 - 1914-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A581 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (1914-07-01 - 1922-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A581

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1890-10-01 - 1914-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A580 - DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND RAILWAYS (1879-12-31 - 1890-10-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A580

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1879-12-31 - 1890-10-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A585 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2] (1949-04-22 - 2000-12-17)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A585

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

- 1914-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A586 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES (1949-04-22 - 1958-01-15)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A586

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

- 1914-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1192 - PUBLIC TRANSPORT AUTHORITY (2003-07-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1192

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1194 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS COMMISSION (2000-12-17 - 2003-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1194

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A586 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES (1949-04-22 - 1958-01-15)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A586

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1949-04-22 - 1959-01-15

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A585 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2] (1949-04-22 - 2000-12-17)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A585

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1949-04-22 - 1899-12-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A84 - PUBLIC SERVICE ARBITRATOR (1966-01-01 - 1985-03-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A84

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1946-07-01 - 1949-04-22

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A584 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES (1946-07-01 - 1949-04-22)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A584

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1946-06-30 - 1949-04-22

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A583 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS, FERRIES AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1930-07-01 - 1946-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A583

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1930-07-01 - 1946-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A582 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1922-07-01 - 1930-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A582

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1922-07-01 - 1930-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A581 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (1914-07-01 - 1922-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A581

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1914-07-01 - 1922-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A587 - DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND BUILDINGS (1890-10-01 - 1900-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A587

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1890-10-01 - 1900-12-30

Description of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S1690 - STAFF REGULATIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1891-01-01 - 1911-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4522 - PLANS - ENGINEER OF EXISTING LINES (E.E.L.)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-10-01 - 1914-07-01

Related unit of description

Series S1208 - FILES - ADMINISTRATION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1912-01-01 - 1914-07-01

Related unit of description

Series S1213 - FILES - GENERAL (CIVIL ENGINEERING BRANCH)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 -

Related unit of description

Series S2238 - PLANS - CIVIL ENGINEERING

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S2494 - FILES - WAGR EMPLOYEES' FUNDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1907-01-31 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1497 - GANGER'S PAY LEDGER

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S1247 - FILES - GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4579 - PLANS - PLAN AND SECTION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S4580 - PLANS - LAND RESUMPTION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S4581 - PLANS - CONTRACT DRAWINGS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S4585 - RECORD OF SERVICE REGISTERS - RAILWAY EMPLOYEES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S4586 - INDEXES - RECORD OF SERVICE REGISTERS WAGR (Draft)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S1257 - FILES - CIVIL ENGINEERING (SIGNALLING AND COMMUNICATIONS)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1914-06-30

Related unit of description

Series S2564 - INDEX CARDS - PLANS (W.A.G.R.)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-10-01 - 1914-06-30

Related unit of description

Series S2317 - CARDS - WATER TESTING

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1912-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S23 - RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1900-01-01 - 1914-06-30

Related unit of description

Series S3161 - REGISTER - PROGRESS PLANS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1900-01-01 - 1914-07-01

Related unit of description

Series S3163 - REGISTER - RESIDENT ENGINEER'S OFFICE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1896-09-02 -

Related unit of description

Series S1893 - SUBJECT INDEXES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1905-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4467 - PLANS - LAND RESUMPTIONS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1911-01-01 - 1914-07-01

Related unit of description

Series S1907 - COST ESTIMATES - RAILWAYS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1891-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1908 - MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1903-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1909 - CONFERENCE REPORT - UNIFORM GAUGE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1912-12-01 - 1912-12-15

Related unit of description

Series S1910 - MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1905-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1911 - REGISTER - FIELD SURVEYOR'S NOTEBOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1903-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2423 - PLANS - CIVIL ENGINEERING

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1890-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1912 - NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1911-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1913 - PLANS - SUBURBAN RAILWAY CROSSINGS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1912-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S2425 - GRAPHS - WAGON OSCILLATION TESTS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S1403 - FILES - ADMINISTRATION (MIDLAND WORKSHOPS)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1908-01-01 - 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2171 - RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS - TEMPORARY STAFF

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1900-01-01 - 1914-12-30

Related unit of description

Series S4852 - REGISTER - LEVEL CROSSINGS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes

AN Cross Reference = 260, 262