Queensland Rail 2016 access undertaking

Queensland Rail’s 2016 access undertaking set out the terms and conditions under which Queensland Rail provided access to its rail infrastructure between 11 October 2016 and 30 June 2020.

It was replaced by the 2020 access undertaking on 1 July 2020.

Queensland Rail’s 2016 access undertaking is no longer in force, following the approval of the 2020 access undertaking.

Date approved Approved undertaking and DAAUs
11 October 2016 2015 DAU (amended), which became the 2016 AU
19 December 2019 Amended by the Reference Train Service DAAU

Queensland Rail proposed various amendments to the 2016 access undertaking through the draft amending access undertaking (DAAU) processes under the QCA Act.

DAAU Status
Reference Train Service DAAU Approved on 19 December 2019

We monitored Queensland Rail’s ongoing compliance with its 2016 access undertaking. This included where Queensland Rail was obliged by the 2016 access undertaking to seek our approval of certain matters.

Compliance activities
Capital expenditure claim
Capital expenditure preapproval
Reference tariff adjustments
Adjustment charge 
QCA levy