Scrapping of Locomotives, Casino NSW

ACCESS Recycling recently completed the scrapping of locomotives in Casino NSW for Aurizon Railways. The locomotives were stored on an active railway environment which is also a heritage listed site. The rail team had a strict time frame to carefully dismantle and remove the locomotives without disturbing the site and used strict environmental and safety […]

Export of Locomotives QLD

For over 20 years, ACCESS Recycling has been the leader in recycling of railway equipment and rolling stock. Recently, the company completed export of locomotives purchased from Aurizon Railways in QLD. Our customer, a Chilean railway operator, will refurbish them for reuse in their locomotive fleet. The operator transports large volumes of iron ore, copper […]

Canberra Land Aquisition Expands Rail Services

In December 2015 Access Recycling purchased the disused railway fuel terminal adjacent to its metal recycling facility in Fyshwick. Every week more than 1,000 tonnes of containerised scrap metal is freighted by the Access Recycling train service from Canberra to Port Botany for export to our South East Asian customers. Under present arrangements, the 50+ shipping […]

Canberra Rail Freight Service to Start Again After 32 Years

Roads between Canberra and Port Botany in Sydney will be free of hundreds of B-double trucks thanks to an agreement between Access Recycling, the ACT Government and John Holland Rail. In a privately funded project, Access Recycling has been granted rights to use the railway line and the old Kingston container terminal to establish an […]

Access Recycling Awarded Major Project

In October 2014 Access Recycling entered a service agreement with Asciano Services Limited to scrap 90 locomotives and 1,213 railway wagons over a 9 month period. The total volume of metal to be recycled exceeds 42,000 tonnes and represents the single largest metal recycling project currently underway in Australia. The locomotives and rolling stock are […]

Railway Line Scrapping Approaches the 1,000km Mark

Ongoing contracts with ARTC will see total railway line recovered for recycling pass 1,000 track kilometres (2,000 lineal kilometres) by July 2014. ARTC’s major re-railing works began in early 2012, with upgrading of the standard gauge line between Melbourne and Albury. Access Recycling was contracted to work behind the teams installing the new rails to […]