Safe working irregularity near Jumperkine, WA on 29 September 2015

The ATSB found that the additional instructions attached to the train order distracted the crew from their principal task, which was to stop at the 48 km location. The ATSB also found that there were no visual cues to alert train crew that they were approaching the limit of their authority.


Safe Working irregularity involving Controlled Signal Blocking between Allandale and Farley, Hunter Valley, NSW, on 30 October 2015

It is vital that individuals planning work in the rail corridor ensure the communication of sufficient information to validate the worksite location in relation to approaching train movements.