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Proprietary company
Industry Logistics and Rail transport
Founded March 15, 2012 (2012-03-15) in Melbourne, Australia[1]
Headquarters Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
Area served
Mainland Australia
Key people
Roger Hore (Chief Executive Officer)
Aaron Hore (Chief Financial & Administrative Officer)[2]
Services Integrated logistics; Freight transport; Transport equipment design, MRO & leasing[3]
Owner Hore family

TransVolution is a privately owned logistics and rail transport business in Australia. TransVolution is an accredited rail transport operator in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.[4]


TransVolution started out as a logistics consulting and transport equipment design business.[2] It moved into rollingstock leasing and then rail operations with the acquisition of Masked Fox in 2014.[5]

On 31 August 2015, TransVolution received accreditation from the National Rail Safety Regulator.[6]

Current fleet[edit]

TransVolution operates a combination of owned and leased locomotives:[7][8]


Class Image Type Gauge Top speed
Built Number Notes
700 Penrice limestone train, Tanunda.JPG Diesel-electric Broad 112 1972 1 Ex Genesee & Wyoming Australia. All stored.
830 830 class loco-South Australia.jpg Diesel-electric Broad 120 1960-1962 2 Ex Genesee & Wyoming Australia. All stored.


Class Image Type Gauge Top speed
Built Number Notes
18 N1879+N1871 Bunbury, 1986.JPG Diesel-electric Standard 95 1977 2 Ex Australian Locolease. All stored.
L L 3117 Forrestfield, 2012.jpg Diesel-electric Standard 105-115 1968-1973 2 Ex Aurizon & Australian Locolease. All stored.


  1. ^ "View Details: TRANSVOLUTION PTY LTD (ACN 156 282 183)". Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "About – TransVolution". TransVolution. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Home – TransVolution". TransVolution. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "National Rail Safety Register" (PDF). Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "LinkedIn". 
  6. ^ Charles Pauka (2 September 2015). "Australia's newest rail transport operator accredited". Transport and Logistics News. The Intermedia Group. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "Australia Wide Fleet List" Motive Power November 2014 page 67
  8. ^ "Network Service Plan Addenda". V/Line Corporate Site. 17 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.