Onrail Plant Hire provide safe, efficient and effetive railway maintenance services to track projects throughout NSW, Queensland and Victoria. We expertly manage entire packages of works in a vast array of railway maintenance services. Our plant operators and laborers are highly qualified and experienced in rail track construction and maintenance projects. At Onrail we specialize in mud hole removals, undercutting, resleepering, drainage and civil works.

Mud Holes

At Onrail, we are experts at mud hole and bog hole removals. We deliver an unrivalled service that rectifies mud holes safely, efficiently and effectively. Onrail owns and operates all the required major and minor plants to remove dangerous mud holes, completely in-house.


Onrail own and operate two 2014 model undercutting units. These units fit to our 13t excavators and have consistently proved to be extremely productive onsite.


Onrail has the plant and qualified operators to completely deliver packages of work in-house. To date Onrail have delivered a number of significant railway maintenance undercutting projects in the Hunter Valley using our under-cutters, loaders, 5t and 8t excavators and Hirail dumpers, along with our track certifiers to improve track drainage and maintain track alignment and top.


Onrail’s name and reputation evolved due to our involvement in major resleepering projects. Our operators are highly experienced in constructing and reconstructing track with steel, timber, concrete and polymer sleepers, both via side insertion and manually laying.


Our plant and attachments are designed primarily for rail track maintenance and re-sleepering projects and can offer highly productive outputs on both maintenance and major projects with new track.


Onrail has been engaged on a wide variety of projects that include both drainage and cable route installation, both on and off track. Onrail’s rail track services can be delivered as a lump sum project or hourly hire with our plant, depending on your project requirements.


Our excavators can come equipped with rock saws, rock hammers, rippers and all buckets sizes and configurations to meet your project requirements.

Civil Works

Despite the name, Onrail do not only work in railway maintenance work, we are also often engaged in various civil projects, both inside and away from the rail corridor.

Our plant has been engaged to assist with various projects including:

  • Subdivision construction
  • Upgrade of Hunter Football stadium
  • Construction of fire trails for NPWS
  • Embankment Widening Projects

With a wide range of attachments for our excavators and loaders, Onrail have the capability and experience to safely and efficiently complete any task required.



Onrail owns and operates a fleet of trucks that primarily move our plant and equipment between track maintenance projects.


Our trucks are fully insured to carry third party equipment and our experienced drivers will be more than willing to assist relocate your plant and project paraphernalia across town or anywhere around the country.


To find out more about our rail maintenance services, give us a call today on 0400 131 997.