About Us

In 2007 Onrail Plant Hire Pty Ltd was established and focussed primarily on providing plant, skilled labour, site supervision and project management services to the NSW Rail Industry.


Based in North Western Sydney, Onrail has been operating successfully in the Sydney Metro, Hunter Valley, Mid North Coast, Greater West and Riverina areas servicing primarily the Rail and Civil Industries.


Onrail has seen constant growth over the last 7 years. The proven success of our company has seen us grow into leaders in rail maintenance projects; specialising in resleepering, bog hole removals, undercutting and drainage works.


Onrail is continually changing and evolving its process and developing the business to meet industry requirements and client expectations.


The team currently consists of 24 members, including management, administration, engineering, site supervision, plant operating and maintenance staff. Numerous members of our team are multi-skilled and work together to provide an unrivalled service and cost effective solutions to our clients. 


In recent years, Onrail Plant Hire has commenced managing entire packages of works (opposed to traditional plant hire only) in the mentioned areas of track maintenance and can also deliver projects completely in-house.  Onrail Plant Hire have competently trained staff to certify track and hold ARTC approved PW 52/53 Track Certifying qualifications.


Onrail Plant Hire owns and operates a variety of rail specific plant and equipment including:


  • 5t excavators
  • 5t hi-rail excavators
  • 8t hi-rail excavators
  • 13t excavators
  • 13t hi-rail excavators
  • Volvo 110F and 120F Front End Loaders
  • 12t Hi-rail dump trucks
  • 14t Articulated Dump Trucks
  • 4t Articulated Dump Trucks
  • 12t Smooth Drum Roller
  • Low Loader trucks
  • Flatbed trucks


All plant and equipment consists of the most recent, industry leading products that will provide reliable service and meet all industry standards, as all equipment is less than 3 years old with a continually expanding and updating fleet.


Onrail’s client base includes ARTC, Martinus Rail, Daracon, Laing O'Rourke, Sydney Trains,  Leighton Constructions, Goldsprings Earthmoving and Heavy Haulage, MP Rail, CRN and John Holland.


With a desire to exceed our clients’ expectations and an aspiration to be the best in the business, Onrail is ready to tackle any rail project. Onrail Plant Hire is willing to consider projects in various forms of engagement including hourly hire, contract works or lump sum projects. If we don’t own the equipment required for your job, we will source it and ensure your project is delivered on time and on budget, to your utmost satisfaction.