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Recommendation issued to: Pacific National

Recommendation details
Output No: RR20050008
Date issued: 30 June 2005
Safety action status: 0
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

The ATSB recommends that Pacific National develop and validate a procedure for the use of Bearing Acoustic Monitoring systems. The procedure should include but not be limited to the following:
a) identification of limiting factors and circumstances for the withdrawal of wagons from service when a fault or number of developing fault readings has
been detected
b) formalisation of the actions to make sure that faults detected are acted on in a specified time
c) formalisation of the actions by train crews and others when faults detected enroute are advised by the Australian Rail Track Corporation.

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Last update 15 July 2016