Absence of authority-overrun protection
Date issue released
Safety Issue Description

The absence of authority-overrun protection (such as TPWS) at signal SST535 increased the potential consequences of a SPAD.

Issue number
Issue Status
Open – Safety action pending
Transport Function
Rail: Passenger - regional
Issue Owner
V/Line Corporation
Mode of Transport
Proactive action
Action number
V/Line Corporation
Action date
Action Status
Action description

V/Line Corporation has advised that a funding submission to fit TPWS to SST535 and other similar signals in the Southern Cross area was approved on 30 July 2021. Plans are underway to complete this installation during 2022.