Safety issues and actions

Unique indications for E Frame on Network control system screens

Issue number: RO-2015-010-SI-01
Who it affects: Infrastructure managers
Issue owner: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Transport function: Rail: Operations control
Background: Investigation Report RO-2015-010
Issue release date: 05 January 2016
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The ATSB is satisfied that the actions taken by ARTC will adequately address this safety issue.

Safety issue description

The ARTC Network Control centre procedures did not address the unique operation of the Singleton E Frame equipment to ensure correct and consistent interpretation of the indications provided on the Phoenix display.

Proactive Action

Action number: RO-2015-010-NSA-009
Action organisation: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Date: 06 January 2016
Action status: Closed

The ARTC acknowledged the unique indications displayed by the Phoenix display for the Singleton E Frame. To ensure correct and consistent interpretation of the indications provided on the Phoenix display, the ARTC issued an Incident Advice notice to all Network Control Officers at Network Control Centre North (NCCN).

(Appendix A – ARTC Incident Advice)

Last update 06 January 2016