Oversize vehicles

Transporting oversize loads can be dangerous, especially if safety measures are not taken to ensure the load remains a safe distance from powerlines. Operators of loads higher than 4.3 metres (4.6 metres for livestock vehicles and towed agricultural machinery travelling on nominated routes) or wider than 5.5 metres, must apply for a high load authorisation.

Transport operators must refer to Main Road Western Australia before applying for authorisation.

Load Movements within Western Power and Horizon Networks (inter-district)

All  applications to transport oversize loads that will require travel between Western Power’s network and Horizon Power’s network can be lodged as a single application for the inter-district travel no matter where the origin of movement.

Please refer to this map (PDF 700 Kb) that shows the boundaries for Western Power and Horizon Power.

Costs

Fees for processing on-line applications are payable by credit card.

  1. To move oversize loads within Western Power’s network - $120 Inclusive of GST.
  2. Inter-district travel between Western Power and Horizon Power network - $270 inclusive of GST.
  3. Escort costs for Western Power services are charged as per our advertised schedule of rates .
  4. For all inter-district applications resulting in escort services from both Western Power and Horizon, the applicant will receive 2 invoices.

Escort rates

Charges will be incurred once the crew is dispatched.  Please provide sufficient notice (minimum of 1 working day) of cancelled or amended escort arrangements, in writing.

Half day rates


Escort category 

Half day rates (inc. GST)*

Weekdays

Saturdays

Sundays

Public holidays

Observer

$1,428

$1,926

$2,144

$2,637

Simple line lift

$3,198

$4,128

$4,128

$4,926

Multiple line lift

$4,329

$5,724

$5,724

$6,922

*Half-day rate is up to 4.5 hours

Full day rates


Escort category 

Full day rates (inc. GST)*

Weekdays

Saturdays

Sundays

Public holidays

Observer

$2,857

$4,070

$4,289

$5,273

Simple line lift

$6,397

$8,256

$8,256

$9,853

Multiple line lift

$8,660

$11,450

$11,450

$13,845

 ^ Full-day rate is up to 9 hours
Rates quoted are GST inclusive

 

 

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