Rail safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure
|Date issued:||15 June 2007|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
The ATSB recommends that the Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure examine opportunities to expand the role of the Level Crossing Unit to include some form of auditing role to better oversight the management of risk mitigation strategies employed by road authorities/councils and railway owners at level crossings in order to monitor the effectiveness and minimise the potential for any gradual degradation of these strategies.