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Check list for verbal authorisation of train movements

Issue number: RO-2010-006-SI-01
Who it affects: All rail operators
Issue owner: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Operation affected: Rail: Operations control
Background: Investigation Report RO-2010-006
Date: 24 January 2011

Safety issue description

The ARTC does not have a check list available for network controllers to assist in identifying risks associated with the verbal authorisation of train movements for an integrated yard.

Safety Advisory Notice

Action organisation: ARTC
Action number: RO-2010-006-SAN-002
Date: 24 January 2011
Action status: Closed

The ARTC does not have a check list available for network controllers to assist in identifying risks associated with the verbal authorisation of train movements for an integrated yard.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that the ARTC should consider the implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

ATSB response:

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that the ARTC should consider the implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate

   
Current issue status: No longer relevant
Status justification:

ARTC has indicated that will implement signalling changes so that movement under non signal requirements will not be needed.

 
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Last update 31 January 2014