07 Mar 2016

AS7718 – Signal Design Process Management – Open Consultation

The draft of RISSB AS7718 – Signal Design Process Management has been released for open consultation.


AS7718 Signal Design Process Management aims to provide the Australian rail industry with a set of mandatory and recommended requirements for the signalling design management process.

The main purpose is to promote a consistent approach to the signalling design process across the Australian rail industry.

This comprehensive process, will substantially reduce the risk when developing the design as all aspects are considered in this process which will lead to:

  • Shortening of the implementation period
  • Reduce the need for redesign
  • Enable transferability of people
  • Having a standard process
  • Reduction in errors
  • Potential reduction in costs

The draft of the standard is now available for open consultation.

How to contribute?

Stakeholders are invited to submit comments on the draft, and it is now available for download from the RISSB website:

Click here to download these documents.

Any comments on the draft(s) can be submitted using the spreadsheet provided on the RISSB website or by emailing revans@rissb.com.au .

Closing date for comments is Monday 2 May 2016.