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Exceedence report fields

Issue number: RO-2011-008-SI-02
Who it affects: Managers of Rail Infrastructure
Issue owner: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Operation affected: Rail: Infrastructure
Background: Investigation Report RO-2011-008
Date: 21 January 2013

Safety issue description

AK Car defect exceedence reports produced on 4 February 2011 did not include fields to record the date and time of follow-up field inspections and to show that these inspections and assessment of defects were completed in accordance with the ARTC Track and Civil Code of Practice.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: ARTC
Action number: RO-2011-008-NSA-022
Date: 21 January 2013
Action status: Closed
The Australian Rail Track Corporation is developing an improved reporting format for data from the AK Car for use in all states following the introduction of the National Code of Practice Track Standards. The proposed format will be distributed to all Corridor Delivery Managers for comment and acceptance for implementation prior to October 2012.

ATSB response:

The ATSB has assessed the ARTC's response and understands that actions taken will address the safety issue.
   
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The Artc has provided a response stating: The Australian Rail Track Corporation is developing an improved reporting format for data from the AK Car for use in all states following the introduction of the National Code of Practice Track Standards. The proposed format will be distributed to all Corridor Delivery Managers for comment and acceptance for implementation prior to October 2012.

 
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Last update 21 February 2014