Agency VA 691
Railway Construction Board
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Date Range: 1965 - 1980
 
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The Railway Construction Board, established on 1 January 1965 under the Public Land and Works Act 1964, assumed responsibility for railway construction from the Railway Construction Branch, Board of Land and Works (VA 690). A statutory authority, the Board was responsible to the Minister of Transport. In 1980 all functions were transferred to the Railway Construction and Property Board (VA 615) under the provisions of the Railway Construction and Property Board Act 1979.

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See list below and List of Holdings 2nd edition 1985, section 3.21.4.

 
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? 1858 - ? 1977 Outward Letter Books VPRS 431 North Melbourne Open
? 1914 - ? 1968 Engineering Project Files VPRS 13423 North Melbourne Part Open
? 1946 - ? 1970 Railway Line Construction Files VPRS 3918 North Melbourne Open
? 1948 - ? 1993 Station Development and Commercial Development Project Records VPRS 12772 North Melbourne Part Open
? 1951 - ? 1984 Staff Record Book VPRS 12560 North Melbourne Closed
? 1957 - ? 1982 Project Records, Melbourne Underground Railway Loop VPRS 12990 North Melbourne Part Open
? 1958 - 1978 Index to Melbourne Underground Rail Loop files in VPRS 425 Inward Registered Correspondence, Annual Single Number System VPRS 12987 North Melbourne Open
? 1961 - ? 1975 Stores Inspector Reports VPRS 7634 North Melbourne Open
1856 - 1994 Survey and Field Books VPRS 18342 North Melbourne Open
1863 - 1969 Plan and Section Books, Victorian Railway Lines VPRS 18046 North Melbourne Open
1892 - 1970 Final Returns For Railway Lines, Bridges And Sidings VPRS 428 North Melbourne Open
1892 - 1973 Cost Estimates for Broad and Narrow Gauge Railway Lines VPRS 3815 North Melbourne Open
1937 - 1969 Card Index to VPRS 18046, Plans and Section Books, Victorian Railway Lines VPRS 18047 North Melbourne Open
1963 - 1973 Stores Inspector's Diaries and Note Books VPRS 7669 North Melbourne Open
1965 - 1991 Photographs, Slides, and Negatives, Construction of Melbourne Underground Rail Loop VPRS 18053 North Melbourne Open
1968 - 1968 Tyabb to Long Island Railway 1968, Photo Album VPRS 18402 North Melbourne Open
1971 - 1983 Railway Loop Construction Plans VPRS 18382 North Melbourne Open
By 1859 - ? 1980 Inward Registered Correspondence, Annual Single Number System VPRS 425 North Melbourne Open
Circa 1960 - Circa 1980 Index to Surveys, Plans and Contractors Used in the Construction of Melbourne Underground Rail Loop VPRS 18383 North Melbourne Open
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1965 - 1980 Transport VRG 49