South Maitland Railways Pty Limited was Established in 1891.
SMR are a privately owned and operated open access railway, which operates from our East Greta Junction (EGJ) Signal Box at Telarah to Pelton (South of Cessnock). Annually we cater for more than 1.7 million tonnes of Coal on the SMR network from Austar Coal Mine. We also host international, national and local companies for stabling, maintenance, track testing and training at our EGJ Yard.
South Maitland Railways is the only company in the Hunter Valley that can offer an open access network with direct access to the MNR Line. Our axle load within the yard is 27 tonne, however we can accommodate a higher axle load.
For more information please contact our office : 02 4932 8351