GWB Locomotives - Restricted Ops

Effective from Effective to Number Year Operator Issued
21/08/2019    1774  2019  GEN  21/08/2019 
 
APPLIES TO THE FOLLOWING ROUTES: -
OUTER HARBOUR TO DRY CREEK
ISLINGTON TO DRY CREEK
DRY CREEK TO CRYSTAL BROOK
CRYSTAL BROOK TO COONAMIA
COONAMIA TO STIRLING NORTH
STIRLING NORTH TO SPENCER JUNCTION
SPENCER JUNCTION TO TARCOOLA
TARCOOLA TO NORTHGATE


GWB LOCOMOTIVES - RESTRICTED OPERATIONS
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Effective immediately, interim operation of GWB locomotives on the ARTC Network are permitted to operate on the routes mentioned pending further tests.

GWB permitted to operate between Outer Harbour, Islington and Tarcoola (ARTC Interface) under the following conditions:

- Permitted to operate as the lead locomotive

- 2 x GWB are not permitted to operate on the same train at the lead and must be coupled with an alternate locomotive class allocated with the GWB class.

- GWB’s are not permitted to operate alone as a light engine movement.

- If operating as a light engine movement must be coupled to another class of loco or hauling 2x cover wagons.

- The GWB cannot operate dynamic braking within urban areas.


AUTHORISED BY: Operations Support Manager, Interstate Network.