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Inconsistencies between RoW procedures

Issue number: RO-2011-002-SI-06
Who it affects: All rail operators
Issue owner: Rail Commissioner SA
Operation affected: Rail: Passenger - metropolitan
Background: Investigation Report RO-2011-002
Date: 11 October 2011

Safety issue description

There are inconsistencies between Right of Way procedures used by platform coordinators and passenger service attendants.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Rail Commissioner SA
Action number: RO-2011-002-NSA-006
Date: 11 October 2011
Action status: Closed
Public Transport Services has advised that the following action is proposed with respect to RoW procedures. ... that there will always be inconsistencies between the Right of Way procedures used by a Platform Coordinator as compared to those used by Passenger Services Attendants. However, the action as detailed at 4.1.1 where all departures will be given Right of Way by a Platform Coordinator will eliminate this as an issue.

ATSB response:

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is satisfied that the action proposed by Public Transport Services will adequately address the safety issue.
   
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is satisfied that the action proposed by Public Transport Services adequately addresses the safety issue.

 
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Last update 31 January 2014