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Corporate entry Commonwealth Railway Commissioner (1917 - 1975)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
22 September 1917
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1 July 1975
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body and Rail Industry
Reference No
CA 265
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Commonwealth Railway Commissioner was appointed in September 1917, to be in charge of all railway properties and funds. In 1975 an Australian National Railway Commission was established, which resulted in the abolishment of the Commonwealth Railway Commissioner.

Timeline

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

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