Structure, organisations and key people
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is a company incorporated under the
Corporations Act 2001. ARTC's shares are owned by the Commonwealth of Australia which is represented by the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development and the Minister for Finance.
ARTC is one of Australia’s largest rail network owners operating and managing over
8,500 kilometres of standard gauge track in South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, New South Wales and Queensland. ARTC's core competencies include access management, network control, rail infrastructure planning and management, signalling and communications, as well as offering expert advice in developing rail transport solutions to customers.
ARTC’s rail network is used to move a range of commodities including general freight, coal, iron ore, other bulk minerals and agricultural products. The network is also important in providing access for interstate and inter-city passenger services.
ARTC plays a critical role in the transport supply chain and in the overall economic
development of Australia.
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