Rail safety issues and actions

Location of level crossing warning signage

Issue number: RO-2013-024-SI-01
Who it affects: Users of Pettavel Road level crossing
Issue owner: Surf Coast Shire Council
Operation affected: Rail: Other
Background: Investigation Report RO-2013-024
Date: 11 February 2014

Safety issue description

On the southern approach to the level crossing, the Stop Sign Ahead (W3-1) warning sign was not located in accordance with the requirements of AS 1742.7-2007 standard.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Surf Coast Shire Council
Action number: RO-2013-024-NSA-028
Date: 11 February 2014
Action status: Closed

The Surf Coast Shire Council has relocated the warning signage to comply with the requirements of the AS 1742.7-2007 standard.

ATSB response:

The ATSB is satisfied that the action has been taken by Surf Coast Shire Council appropriately addresses this safety issue.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

Positioning of the warning sign in accordance with AS 1742.7-2007 should provide adequate warning to motorists of the upcoming level crossing.

Last update 02 December 2019