Rail safety issues and actions

Driver training

Issue number: RO-2015-009-SI-01
Who it affects: Drivers operating on the V/Line network
Issue owner: V/Line
Operation affected: Rail: Passenger - regional
Background: Investigation Report RO-2015-009
Date: 12 December 2016

Safety issue description

The training and assessment of the driver did not ensure that he had an adequate understanding of the two-position signalling through Marshall. 

Proactive Action

Action organisation: V/Line
Action number: RO-2015-009-NSA-023
Date: 12 December 2016
Action status: Closed

V/Line has developed a two-position signalling simulator session to practically train drivers in two-position signalling.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The safety action taken by V/Line should address the gap in training identified in the safety issue.

Last update 12 December 2016