V/Line has undertaken risk assessments of individual crossings with acute road-to-rail interfaces, and used these assessments to deploy additional risk controls. It continues to consider options for risk controls at crossings with restricted sighting.
Safety issue description
V/Line’s level crossing assessment processes did not result in deployment of available risk controls at many passively protected acute-angle level crossings.
V/Line Pty Ltd
21 May 2019
V/Line has assessed the risk of individual crossings with acute angles and introduced train speed reductions. V/Line also advised an intention to remove all passive level crossings on its passenger network.