South Australia's transport infrastructure in Focus

  JimYarin Chief Commissioner

Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Looks like another boring attempt at more roads with public transport.  Where are the regional rail upgrades?

The slide pack states develop and maintain regional rail.  Can;t find anything on that in the pack

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  2001 The Snow Lord

Location: The road jump at Charlotte Pass. Paxman Valenta on two planks.
State rail will receive a fair analysis during the SA Transport Infrastructure two-day conference this month. Extracts from the preliminary agenda :


CASE STUDY: The Iron Road Project - Transport infrastructure needs

• An overview of the Iron Road Project and the transport needed to support future operations
• Insights into plans to build South Australia’s first capsize port
• A 150km rail line to carry iron ore concentrate to the coast for shipping
Alan Millet, Infrastructure Manager, Iron Road Limited


:Investigating the possibility of establishing an iron ore port on the Yorke Peninsula

• Insights into the potential of building an iron ore port at Wallaroo
• Exploring the potential of reopening the unutilised Snowtown to Wallaroo railway line to transport minerals to the new port
• Collaboration between resource companies to bring plans to fruition
Dr Bob Johnson, Chairman, Havilah Resources


CASE STUDY: Outlining future plans for Genesee and Wyoming as South Australia's freight network grows
  • Optimising rail capacity and operating performance - What are the challenges specific to South Australian operations
  • Ensuring rail's competitiveness withing an integrated freight network
Greg Pauline, Managing Director, Genesee & Wyoming Australia


Delivering public transport services required to realise a more mobile, productive, and liveable Adelaide
• Government initiatives to provide public transport services that understand and react to passenger needs and wants
• Investigating passenger trends in relation to travel mode choice – What drives passengers towards using particular modes of public transport and what drives them away?
Bill Fragoulis, Director Public Transport Services, Department of Transport and Infrastructure


CASE STUDY: Adelaide Rail Revitalisation Project Update
Sevan Simonian, Project Manager Adelaide Metropolitan Rail Upgrade, John Holland Rail


The entire conference schedule (preliminary) :

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