About Pacific National

Pacific National is Australia’s largest private rail freight business, offering transport services for coal, freight, steel and bulk commodities for customers across Australia. It is a transport leader, delivering investment, innovation and growth in rail to provide the competitive answer for customers.

Pacific National


  • Replacement of radio equipment within 15 narrow-gauge locomotives
  • New digital mobile radio (DMR) system, compatible with the legacy conventional analogue UHF train control radio networks and compliant with the relevant interoperability specifications
  • The new DMR radio system is compliant with specific PN functionality requirements, including Driver Console, Audio Recording and Mass Data Storage
  • Ongoing system configuration management to ensure effective management of operational, safety and technical risk