PORTLAND/MAROONA

Effective from Effective to Number Year Operator Issued
7/03/2012    521  2012  GEN  7/03/2012 
 
Refer PORTLAND to MAROONA Route Access Standards at this address:-
http://www.artc.com.au/library/ARTC%20RAS%20Portland%20Nov.pdf

Refer section 4 - CLASS OF LOCOMOTIVE AND PERMITTED SPEEDS (KM/H):
Add another section as follows:

Other loco classes that can operate on the corridor

-Locomotive maximum mass 134t
-Maximum speed 80km/h
-Configuration (wheel spacings) equivalent to Victoria C class, or former WA L class and variations eg LQ , LZ with maximum mass 134t .
-Any locomotive with the following NSW speed catogeries as published in locomotive and rollingstock data at this address:
http://www.artc.com.au/library/GI_10_loco_rs_data.pdf

NSW Speed catogeries
-S3 eg Vic C class
-S5 eg CLP CLF class
-S6 eg 80 class
-S7 eg 18 class
-S8 eg 700 class
-S9 eg 422, 22, DC class
-S10 eg 44 class
-S13 eg 48 class

Refer section 5 SPECIAL SPEED RESTRICTIONS:
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When passing over the main line points at Glen Thompson Loop, Hamilton ,and Willaura the speed of any train hauled by a loco with mass 124 ton (20.5 ton per axle over 6 axles or above) must not exceed 40 km per hour until the locomotive has cleared the points.

Refer section 6 RULING GRADE LOADS

These are guide only - loads may be more or less - check operator for details

Add another section to table shown -- THROUGH LOADS
Equivalent loads can be used for other locos on basis of NSW load catogery system

Ararat to Portland
Loco - C, L, LQ , LZ classes - 1800 t
Loco - 22 DC classes - 1420 t
Loco - 48 class same as T

Portland to Ararat
Loco C , L ,LQ, LZ classes - 1200t
Loco 22, DC classes - 915t
Loco 48 class same at T class

ROSS GILL - Network Standards Manager