Rail safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: RailCorp
|Date issued:||28 June 2007|
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|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
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.