APPLIES TO THE FOLLOWING ROUTE:
PORTLAND TO MAROONA:
SECTION: CHROME LOOP - HEYWOOD
ABSOLUTE OCCUPATION A/C Level Xing Commissioning
Myamyn: Ellis Rd LX (363.038 Km) Thursday 30/9/10
On Thursday 30th September, 2010 between the hours of 0700 until approx 1300 hrs., works will be undertaken to commission the
existing level crossing with Flashing Lights and Boom Barriers.
Prior to allowing works to commence the Safeworking Supervisor must first contact the ARTC Train Controller (08 8217 4235)
located at Mile End and obtain permission to commence work and obtain train running information relevant for the
After permission is granted to commence work, the Safeworking Supervisor must first implement track force
protection and road traffic management. The ARTC infrastructure representative will then arrange to book-out the
existing level crossing protection equipment prior to commencing the upgrade works.
During this period any revenue services will either be held at Chrome Loop or required to operate through the worksite under full track protection.
The Safeworking supervisor must ensure that updates of train running information are regularly obtained during the
Track force protection and road traffic management will be in force for the duration of the works until such time as
the new level crossing protection equipment has been commissioned and booked-in for service by the ARTC
OPERATION OF LEVEL CROSSING
The Flashing Lights, Bells and Boom Barriers at this location will be operated using Axle Counter Units.
In the event that a Train requires to change direction within the Single Line Section in the vicinity of the Level Crossing that Train must be confirmed as being a minimum of one kilometre clear of Ellis Road.
OPERATION OF HI-RAIL VEHICLES
A Hi-Rail vehicle or Track Machine not guaranteed to operate Track Circuits, will through the operation of the Axle Counters, initiate the operation of the Flashing Lights, Bell and Boom barriers.
When the Hi-Rail or Track Machine has entered the Roadway of the Level Crossing and is clear of the departing Axle Counter unit on the level crossing approach, the flashing lights will continue to operate for a period of 8 seconds.
If required, the test switch must be operated to ensure continued operation of the level crossing equipment.
Hi-Rail Vehicles or Track Machines must ensure that the level crossing is clear prior to proceeding over the Level Crossing.
Ian Begg 0429036110