Rail safety issues and actions

Local Appendix Unit – North V3

Issue number: RO-2015-010-SI-02
Who it affects: Infrastructure managers
Issue owner: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Operation affected: Rail: Operations control
Background: Investigation Report RO-2015-010
Date: 06 January 2016

Safety issue description

The ARTC Local Appendix Unit North – Volume 3 did not reflect current equipment installation arrangements for E Frame at Singleton.

Proactive Action

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

ARTC will issue Network Information Books to address the deficiencies identified in the Local Appendix Unit – North Volume 3. These information books are in the final stages of field validation prior to release.

In addition, ARTC will update the documentation provided at E Frame for the guidance of safe workers and remove the hand written inscriptions on the E Frame control panel.

Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Status justification:

The ATSB is satisfied that ARTC has committed to the implementation of actions which, when completed, will adequately address this safety issue.

Last update 06 January 2016