TEMPORARY CLOSURE PORTLAND LINE
NOTE: Due to the change in notification requirements and maintenance requirements - Standing Train Notice No.2062/2019 (Issued 26/09/2019) is now cancelled and replaced with the following:
APPLIES TO THE FOLLOWING ROUTE:
MAROONA TO PORTLAND
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PORTLAND LINE TO RAIL TRAFFIC
Commencing 1800 hrs on Thursday 26/09/2019 and until further notice the rail line between Maroona and Portland will be temporarily closed to all rail traffic.
- 5 points at Maroona will be clipped and locked for the main line.
Regular Track Inspections and essential track maintenance will still be undertaken as programmed.
All work in the corridor must still be undertaken in conjunction with the Network Controller including the applicable safeworking requirements.
ARTC will require eight weeks’ notice of any impending rail movement to reopen the line due to work required to recertify the track due to rusty rails.
Authorised by: Operations Support Manager, Interstate Network.