Recommendation RR20070022

Recommendation issued to: RailCorp

Recommendation details
Output No: RR20070022
Date issued: 28 June 2007
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that RailCorp review its maintenance procedures with respect to XPT axles with a view to eliminating, or mitigating to the maximum extent practicable, the risk of a fatigue crack initiating and propagating to point of causing an axle failure.

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