State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A1194 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS COMMISSION

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Corporate body

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Committee/Board

Authorized form of name

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS COMMISSION

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Description identifier

AU WA A1194

Description area

Dates of existence

2000-12-17 - 2003-07-01

History

On 17 December 2000, the Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR) freight division was sold to the Australian Railway Group along with the Westrail name and logo. The WAGR continued to operate as the Western Australian Government Railways Commission.

A further significant change was made to the department on 1 July 2003 when the WA Government Railways Commission was replaced by the Public Transport Authority. The Public Transport Authority also incorporates Transperth, School Bus Services and local bus services.

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Related entity

AU WA A33 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1] (1890-10-01 - 1914-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A33

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Preceding

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-

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Related entity

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

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AU WA A580

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Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

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

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AU WA A581

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Preceding

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-

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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

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Preceding

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-

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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

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Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

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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

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

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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

2003-07-01 -

Description of relationship

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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

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2000-12-17 - 2003-07-01

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Status

Final

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Archivist's notes