Rail safety issues and actions
|Date issued:||24 October 2007|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
It is likely that motorists who traverse the Barpinba-Poorneet Road level crossing regularly fail to come to a halt at the 'Stop' signs.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Victorian Department of Infrastructure10 take action to address this safety issue.
10. The Victorian Rail system operates on the principle of 'co-regulation'. The state regulatory body, Public Transport Safety Victoria (PTSV), a separate statutory office within the Department of Infrastructure (DoI), accredits all rail owners/operators in Victoria, subject to satisfying the accreditation criteria set out in the Transport Act 1983.