4710 Rail Freight Transport

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

4710 Rail Freight Transport

This class consists of units mainly engaged in operating railways for the transportation of freight by rail.

Primary activities

  • Rail freight transport service
  • Suburban rail freight service


Units mainly engaged in

  • repairing railway stock or locomotives are included in Class 2393 Railway Rolling Stock Manufacturing and Repair Services;
  • constructing or general repair of railway permanent way, harbour or other transport infrastructure are included in Class 3109 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction;
  • providing rail freight forwarding services are included in Class 5292 Freight Forwarding Services; and
  • operating rail freight terminals are included in Class 5299 Other Transport Support Services n.e.c.
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