Maintenance records
Date issue released
Safety Issue Description

Inspection records for the December 2010 wheelset maintenance activity and wheel change on wheelset number 7E5S 831444 were not available. It is a requirement specified in Pacific National's Wagon Maintenance Manual that records be retained for a period of 12 years.

Issue number
Issue Status
Closed – Adequately addressed
Transport Function
Rail: Rolling stock
Issue Owner
Pacific National
Mode of Transport
Issue Status Justification

ATSB is satisfied that the actions taken by Pacific National have addressed the safety issue.

Proactive action
Action number
Pacific National
Action date
Action Status
Action description

Pacific National has reinforced the requirement to wheel set overhaul contractors of the requirement to maintain records for a period of 12 years.