Kewdale Freight Terminal is a large intermodal rail facility in the Perth suburb of Kewdale, Western Australia. Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in a container or Vehicle, using multiple modes of Transportation ( "Railroad" and "Railway" both redirect here For other uses see Railroad (disambiguation. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. Kewdale is a suburb of Perth Western Australia, located within the City of Belmont. Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent.
All rail freight in and out of this terminal is moved on a single standard gauge track which crosses Daddow Road, and this level crossing has become a congestion headache for road users in the industrial area. The standard gauge (also named the Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, or Normal gauge) is a widely-used Rail gauge. The term level crossing (also called a railroad crossing, road through railroad, railway crossing, train crossing or grade crossing In November 2005 the Federal Government announced A$11. This article describes the federal government of Australia See Australian governments for other jurisdictions 5 million for the construction of an overpass at the level crossing. An overpass (called a flyover in the UK and most Commonwealth countries is a Bridge, Road, Railway or
Numerous rail operators including Pacific National, Australian Railroad Group, Transwa and South Spur Rail Services share common sections of the yard which can also lead to congestion. Pacific National is one of Australia 's largest private rail freight businesses Australian Railroad Group (ARG is one of Australia 's largest private rail operators operating across almost 10000 kilometres of track and began operating in Western Transwa is Western Australia's regional public transport provider linking 275 destinations within Western Australia, from Kalbarri in the north to Augusta in the south South Spur Rail Services (SSRS is a Western Australian owned railway company the provides terminal operations and short haul rail services to the rail transport industry Apart from the departure road, the yard is unsignalled. Track occupation of the common sections - north service road, eastern diagonal, and western diagonal - is manually managed by radio communications with WestNet Rail Eastern Train Control. WestNet Rail is the operator of approximately 5000 kilometres of railway track in Western Australia, leased from the State of Western Australia following the sale of Westrail