18 Jul 2018

Call for Development Group Members – AS 1085.1 Railway Track Materials: Steel Rails (REVIEW)

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to review AS 1085.1 Railway Track Materials Steel Rails.

Overview
The purpose of this Standard specifies requirements for as-rolled and hardened steel rails made from continuously cast blooms and profiles for asymmetric switch rails and elevated guardrails for railway purposes.

This review of the Standard is to ensure that it meets these requirements.

How to contribute
Stakeholders and interested parties are invited to submit nominations for subject matter experts to join this Development Group to contribute to the overall depth and quality of the Standard.

DG membership is voluntary and requires the support of your organisation to attend and contribute. There will be 4 meetings over the development period – 1 face-to-face (expected in September) and 3 teleconferences (December, January & February). Further information on the responsibilities of a Development Group member can be obtained from the RISSB website.

All nominations and enquiries are to be submitted to amcdermott@rissb.com.au.

As part of your nomination, can you please provide a brief detailing your contact details, your interest in this development (materially affected party, subject matter expert, etc.), and any other information which might support your participation.

Your information will assist us in ensuring a balanced representation from all major interest categories in the development of this document.

Closing date for nominations Wednesday, 1 August 2018.