Public Transport Services have not implemented simulator training or a similar interactive system which would allow new drivers to practice, retain and apply what they have learned without the risks associated with driving trains in traffic.
Rail Commissioner SA
11 October 2011
Public Transport Services has advised that the following action is proposed with respect to interactive driver training. ... that it is considering including the option provided by the manufacturer to have a simulator provided as part of the tender for the new electric multiple unit railcars that are being purchased ...
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is satisfied that the action proposed by Public Transport Services will adequately address the safety issue.
Current issue status:
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is satisfied that the action proposed by Public Transport Services adequately addresses the safety issue.