Western Australian Government Railways Commission
The Western Australian Government Railways Commission was formed on 18 December 2000 to take over the non-freight operations of Westrail, following the freight operations being sold to Australian Western Railroad. It was the owner of the non-metropolitan rail network, that was leased to Australian Western Railroad, and responsible for regional passenger services, The Australind, AvonLink and The Prospector as well as regional coach services.
|Public Authority overview|
|Formed||18 December 2000|
|Preceding Public Authority|
|Dissolved||30 June 2003|
|Headquarters||Public Transport Centre, East Perth|
|Employees||574 (June 2002)|
|Public Authority executive|
- Western Australian Government Railways Commission Continental Railway Journal issue 126 July 2001 page 215
- Annual Report June 2002 Western Australian Government Railways Commission
- After Westrail Sell-Off, It's Back to the Future with WAGR Railway Digest February 2001
- "AU WA A1192 - Public Transport Authority". State Records Office of Western Australia. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
- Transwa - a bright era in country train & coach travel Minister for Transport 28 May 2003
- Goodbye WAGR, hello Transwa Railway Digest July 2003 page 5