Department of Railways New South Wales
|Formed||29 December 1932|
|Dissolved||19 October 1972|
|Jurisdiction||New South Wales|
The Department of Railways was under the control of a single Commissioner for Railways who answered to the Minister for Railways.
The first commissioner of the Department of Railways was J.T. Hartigan who held the position until his retirement in 1948. He was then replaced by R.Winsor.
The last Commissioner for Railways was Neil McCusker.
Rail agency history in New South Wales
The Department of Railways New South Wales was preceded by the New South Wales Government Railways, this organisation was replaced by the Department of Railways New South Wales after the 1932 amendment of the Railways Act by the Transport (Division of Factions) Act.
The Department of Railways New South Wales was replaced in 1972 by the Public Transport Commission on 20 October 1972 which was formed following the enactment of the Public Transport Commission Act, 1972 (NSW).
- The Railways of New South Wales 1855-1955, Department of Railways, N.S.W. 1955
- Transport (Division of Transports Act Government of New South Wales
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