Overrunning Platforms: Vic Network

Effective from Effective to Number Year Operator Issued
2/03/2018    427  2018  GEN  2/03/2018 
 
TA20 Amendment Section 10 Working of Trains - Rule 20 Stopping Short or Overrunning Platforms
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Commencing 5 March 2018 until further notice, on the ARTC Victorian Network operating under TA20 - ARTC Code of Practice for the Victorian Main Line Operations, the following changes will apply to Section 10 Working of Trains - Rule 20 Stopping Short or Overrunning Platforms, Clause (b). Setting Back Train after Overrunning.

Delete:
If a passenger train overruns a station where it is intended to stop, the Driver must not set the train back until receiving authority from the Stationmaster, Signaller or competent employee in charge of the movement.

A competent employee must ride in the leading vehicle to control the movement safely and give hand signals to the Driver or verbal instructions by radio.

Insert:
If a passenger train overruns a station where it is intended to stop, the Driver must not set the train back until receiving authorisation and the appropriate authority from the Network Controller.

A competent employee must ride in the leading vehicle to control the movement safely and give hand signals to the Driver or verbal instructions by radio.

AUTHORISED BY: Operations Support Manager, Interstate Network.