Digital Train Radio System

Reviewed

Project overview

Installing a Digital Train Radio System for the entire electric network, including Kiama, Macarthur, Lithgow, Bondi Junction and Wickham.

Key benefits

  • Train drivers, train controllers, signallers and train guards can communicate with the same technology
  • Fulfils recommendations from the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Waterfall Rail Accident

Replacing the existing analogue system will provide a common platform of communication for staff working on the railway.

Project status

Masts and other communications equipment have been installed at 265 locations and more than 60 sites in tunnels so far.

Further information, including copies of the planning approval documents are available by calling the Project Infoline on 1800 684 490; or emailing projects@transport.nsw.gov.au.