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
Transport function: Rail: Operations control
Background: Investigation Report RO-2015-010
Issue release date: 06 January 2016
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

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

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 number: RO-2015-010-NSA-010
Action organisation: Australian Rail Track Corporation
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.

Last update 06 January 2016