Rail safety issues and actions

Wheel inspection processes

Issue number: RO-2015-015 SI-01
Who it affects: All owners and operators of heavy haul freight wagons
Issue owner: Pacific National
Operation affected: Rail: Freight
Background: Investigation Report RO-2015-015
Date: 30 June 2016

Safety issue description

The wheel inspection processes and systems were not effective in detecting surface damage or cracks on the R4 wheel on wagon NHIH97081 prior to the wheel failure.

Last update 30 June 2016