Safety Advisory Notice RS2008001

Safety Advisory Notice

Recommendation details
Output No: RS2008001
Date issued: 06 March 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

GrainCorp's procedures were not sufficiently clear with respect to the use of the CountryNet system as the primary communication system. Further, it was evident that the organisation's policy with respect to train communications actively encouraged the routine use of secondary communication systems by their train crews.

Safety Advisory Notice

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that all rail vehicle operators in New South Wales should consider the safety implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.

Last update 05 April 2012