Australian Rail Track Corporation

A segment of the 200 km rail corridor assessed.

Client: Australian Rail Track Corporation

Area: Parkes-Cootamundra Rail Corridor

Project Type: Vegetation and Weed Assessment, Mapping and Management Plan

Year: 2012 - 2013


A vegetation and weed assessment mapping project was undertaken along a 200km long x 200m wide corridor between Parkes and Cootamundra.

The fieldwork component included driving the entire distance on both sides of the track, recording species location, distribution and densities.

African boxthorn - A Weed of National Signficance

GIS work involved locating sensitive receptors, plotting results and designing a weed management plan. A comprehensive weed management plan was developed covering the various types and categories of weeds.