Safety Advisory Notice RS2008002

Safety Advisory Notice

Recommendation details
Output No: RS2008002
Date issued: 06 March 2008
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed

Output text

Safety Issue

GrainCorp's train crew change over procedures did not ensure that the status of train 9351's LocoLAN radio was checked as being activated and registered during the crew changeover at Goulburn and thus led to the train continuing its journey without being registered on the CountryNet communication system.

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