Rail safety issues and actions

Documented process for the testing of RRV’s

Issue number: RO-2013-014-SI-07
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

The West Coast Wilderness Railway did not have a documented process of testing road-rail vehicles.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: West Coast Wilderness Railway
Action number: RO-2013-014-NSA-044
Date: 11 June 2014
Action status: Closed

West Coast Wilderness Railway has developed a procurement standard that specifies the process for commissioning and testing of the road-rail vehicle rail guidance equipment.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The ATSB is satisfied that the action taken by West Coast Wilderness Railway in having a process to commission and test road-rail vehicle rail guidance equipment has addressed this safety issue.

Last update 25 February 2015