Rail safety issues and actions
Safety Advisory Notice issued to: Pacific National
|Date issued:||28 September 2011|
|Safety action status:||Closed|
Why this Safety Advisory Notice was developed
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau advises that Pacific National should consider the implications of this safety issue and take action where considered appropriate.
Minor Safety Issue
An examination of wheel impact (WILD) data established that under PN's existing maintenance guidelines there was no requirement to take wagon RQJW 22034D out of service. However, running a trend analysis of WILD data clearly showed that there was a growing wheel impact problem.