Rail safety issues and actions

Sydney Trains’ Control of worksite access and egress

Issue number: RO-2018-021-SI-01
Who it affects: All rail infrastructure managers
Issue owner: Sydney Trains
Transport function: Rail: Passenger - metropolitan
Background: Investigation Report RO-2018-021
Issue release date: 30 June 2020
Current issue status: Open – Safety action pending
Issue status justification:

Pending operator action.

Safety issue description

Sydney Trains' control of the access and egress to the project worksite did not ensure that all workers entering the worksite were identified and received an induction.

Proactive action

Action number: RO-2018-021-NSA-027
Action organisation: Sydney Trains
Date: 30 June 2020
Action status: Released

Sydney Trains advised they have acknowledge the safety issue and will follow their business management processes to address the safety issue.  

ATSB comment:

The ATSB will monitor the actions taken by Sydney Trains to address the safety issue.

Last update 30 June 2020