The Guide to development in a transport environment: Rail (PDF, 1.81 MB) (the guide) provides important information for those involved in the planning, design or delivery of development in the vicinity of railways in Queensland.
The guide is structured into four parts:
The guide takes effect from 6 July 2015. It replaces the Guide for development in a railway environment (2010) (PDF, 367 KB).
Early consultation with the department is strongly recommended to confirm how the information contained in the guide applies to a proposed development.
Queensland Rail technical requirements and standard drawings referenced in the guide are outlined below:
Development applications lodged prior to 6 July 2015 will need to refer to the Guide for development in a railway environment (PDF, 367 KB) published in 2010.
The Director, Development Facilitation
Transport Strategy and Planning Branch
Planning, Policy and Investment Division
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Telephone: 3066 1427
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