Rail safety issues and actions

Risk controls at Phalps Road level crossing

Issue number: RO-2016-009-SI-01
Who it affects: V/Line Pty Ltd
Issue owner: V/Line Pty Ltd
Transport function: Rail: Passenger - regional
Background: Investigation Report RO-2016-009
Issue release date: 21 May 2019
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Issue status justification:

The safety action taken addresses the safety issue.

Safety issue description

Available risk controls to manage the risk posed by known sighting deficiencies at the Phalps Road level crossing were not deployed by V/Line or the Colac Otway Shire Council.

Proactive Action

Action number: RO-2016-009-NSA-017
Action organisation: V/Line Pty Ltd
Date: 21 May 2019
Action status: Closed

The Phalps Road level crossing was upgraded to active protection in August 2016. The survey and assessment data for this crossing was updated on 15 August 2017.

Last update 28 June 2019