INTRODUCTION OF ATMS SAFEWORKING

Effective from Effective to Number Year Operator Issued
2/09/2020    2148  2020  GEN  2/09/2020 
 
APPLIES TO THE FOLLOWING ROUTE: -
SPENCER JUNCTION TO WHYALLA

INTRODUCTION OF ATMS SAFEWORKING

Upon completion of commissioning activities, the following signalling infrastructure will apply:

On Thursday 16th of July 2020 between 0700 hours and 1530 hours, the Train Order Working System of Safeworking between Spencer Junction and Whyalla will be booked out of use and decommissioned, the Advanced Train Management System (ATMS) of Safeworking will be booked into use and commissioned in accordance with ATMS published Operating Rules and Procedures.

All signage pertaining to Start and End of Train Order Working located at 95.837km and 163.500km, will be booked out of use and permanently removed.

- ELECTRONIC AUTHORITY SYSTEMS (EAS) safeworking signage as per the ARTC Code of Practice 3.1.4 and ARTC Electronic Authority - Advanced Train Management System Addendum to the Code of Practice reference section 3.2 will be installed at the following locations.

SPENCER JUNCTION
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New BEGIN ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
94.837km between the SPENCER JCT mainline and crossing loop.

New END ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
94.837km adjacent to the SPENCER JCT mainline.

New BEGIN ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
95.086km attached to Absolute Signal 41.

New END ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
95.086km attached to Absolute Signal 41.

New BEGIN ATMS WORKING signage and Control Point Sign No. 51 will be installed at: -
95.837km adjacent to Absolute Signal 51.

New END ATMS WORKING signage and Control Point Sign No. 52 will be installed at: -
95.837km adjacent to Absolute Signal 52.

LINCOLN GAP
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New Control Point Sign No. 1 will be located at 121.528 km under the existing Lincoln Gap Control Block Point signage for movements heading South towards Whyalla.

New Control Point Sign No. 2 will be located at 121.528 km under the existing Lincoln Gap Control Block Point signage for movements heading North towards Spencer Junction.

ROOPENA
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New Control Point Sign No. 3 will be located at 142.131 km under the existing Roopena North End Yard Limit signage. (double sided)

New Control Point Sign No. 4 will be located at 142.310 km at the existing Clearance Point on the main line.

New Control Point Sign No. 4E will be located at 142.309 km at the existing Clearance Point on the crossing loop.

New Control Point Sign No. 23 will be located at 144.149 km at the existing Clearance Point on the main line.

New Control Point Sign No. 23E will be located at 144.150 km at the existing Clearance Point on the crossing loop.

New Control Point Sign No.24 will be located at 144.328 km under the existing Roopena South End Yard Limit signage. (double sided)

Existing Light Indicators at Roopena will remain in service and display indications as per the ARTC Addendum to the Code of Practice Section 14 - Light Indicators.

The normal state of the Light Indicators display will be a Red indication unless the points have an ATMS authority issued over them.

No. 7 and 20 points at Roopena will be operated under ATMS control by the Network Controller located at NCCW. The Self Restoring functionality on No. 7 and 20 points will be booked out of use and permanently removed.

WHYALLA
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New END ATMS WORKING signage and Control Point Sign No. 1 will be installed at: -
163.502km under the existing Whyalla Yard Limit signage for movements heading South towards Whyalla.

New BEGIN ATMS WORKING signage and Control Point Sign No. 2 will be installed at: -
163.502km under the existing Whyalla Yard Limit signage for movements heading North towards Spencer Junction.

New END ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
165.000km in the One Rail yard for movements heading South towards Whyalla.

New BEGIN ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
165.000km in the One Rail yard for movements heading North towards Spencer Junction.

SPENCER JUNCTION to TENT HILL Section
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New END ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
95.405km adjacent to the TARCOOLA mainline for movements heading west towards Tarcoola.

New BEGIN ATMS Mapped Track Sign will be installed at: -
95.405km adjacent to the TARCOOLA mainline for movements heading east towards Spencer Junction.



CONTACT DETAILS:
Area Manager Coonamia to Cook, Brian Upton: 0429693038
ATMS Operational Readiness Manager, Gary Evans: 0408 438 267

AUTHORISED BY: Mr Graham Harrison, Operations Interface, Interstate Network.