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Recommendation

Recommendation details
Output No: RR20080029
Date issued: 30 June 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

It is unlikely that the combined effects of the track geometry defects were considered when assessing a track speed suitable for safe rail operations, especially considering that the horizontal alignment defect was below the documented defect limits and associated response codes.

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Australian Rail Track Corporation takes safety action to address this safety issue.

 
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Last update 05 April 2012