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Corporate entry Australian National Railways Commission (1975 - 1997)

Commonwealth of Australia

1 July 1975
Keswick, South Australia, Australia
Civil Engineering, Rail Transport and Advisory or regulatory body
Alternative Names
  • Australian National (Parallel)
Reference No
CA 2105
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Keswick, South Australia


In July 1975 the Australian National Railways Commission took control of the functions previously undertaken by the Commonwealth Railway Commissioner. The Commission traded under the name Australian National. A division occurred in the Commission in 1997, the freight business sold to Australian Southern Railroad and the passenger service to Great Southern Railway.


 1917 - 1975 Commonwealth Railway Commissioner
       1975 - 1997 Australian National Railways Commission
              Great Southern Railway
              Australian Southern Railroad

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Ailie Smith