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Hirail 3 testing and acceptance

Issue number: RO-2013-014-SI-06
Who it affects: All owners and operators of road-rail vehicles
Issue owner: West Coast Wilderness Railway
Operation affected: Rail: Rolling stock
Background: Investigation Report RO-2013-014
Date: 11 June 2014

Safety issue description

West Coast Wilderness Railway had not developed and implemented a specification for the design, fitment and safety performance of road-rail vehicle rail guidance equipment.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: West Coast Wilderness Railway
Action number: RO-2013-014-NSA-043
Date: 11 June 2014
Action status: Closed

West Coast Wilderness Railway (WCWR) has developed a specification which defines the minimum standards for compliance of all road-rail vehicles that operate on WCWR’s network. These minimum standards apply to road-rail vehicles owned or leased by WCWR, contractors or other third parties that access the WCWR network.

   
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The ATSB is satisfied that the action taken by West Coast Wilderness Railway in specifying design, fitment and safety performance of road-rail vehicle rail guidance equipment has addressed this safety issue.

 
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Last update 25 February 2015