Railways

The South Australian Railways were a key government body responsible for economic growth and state development.  The Railways rapidly grew to become a large employer of public servants within the state and as a result its employment records are popular with researchers.

Most of the railways records we hold were created by the South Australian Railways (GRG 42).

State Records has created the following Fact Sheet relating to employment records of the railways:

South Australian Railways Employee Records pdf 83.46kb

State Records also hold various Indexes and Special Lists relating to people employed by the railways.  These can be found on the page below, under the heading Railway employees.

Indexes and Special Lists

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