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Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Australian Rail Track Corporation

Recommendation details
Output No: RO-2008-005-SAN-036
Date issued: 03 February 2010
Safety action status: Closed
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue
The ARTC Code of Practice does not recognise the relationship between heataffected metal and stress concentration when specifying how far a bolt-hole should be from the rail ends before welding.

ATSB safety advisory notice RO-2008-005-SAN-036
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that the ARTC should consider the implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

 
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