Rail safety issues and actions

Level crossing signage

Issue number: RO-2013-011-SI-02
Who it affects: Users of Brown Street level crossing
Issue owner: Warrnambool City Council
Transport function: Rail: Other
Background: Investigation Report RO-2013-011
Issue release date: 29 October 2013
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification: The Stop Sign Ahead has been reinstated.

Safety issue description

A review of the signage requirements for compliance with Australian Standard AS1742.7-2007, Manual of uniform traffic control devices, Part 7: Railway crossings indicated that the Stop Sign Ahead (W3-1) was missing on the northern side of the Brown Street level crossing.

Proactive Action

Action number: RO-2013-011-NSA-008
Action organisation: Warrnambool City Council
Date: 29 October 2013
Action status: Closed

The Warrnambool City Council has advised that the missing signage at Brown Street level crossing has been reinstated.

ATSB comment:

The ATSB is satisfied that appropriate action has been taken by Warrnambool City Council.

Last update 25 February 2015