20 Jul 2021

Call for Development Group Members – AS 7517 Wheelsets

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to review AS 7517 Wheelsets in the context of the National Rail Action Plan.

The Standard AS 7517 describes requirements for rolling stock wheelsets and also the requirements to reduce the risk of derailment due to incorrect wheelset assembly.

This publication will cover new and existing rolling stock including:

  • Assembly
  • Maintenance
  • Interfacing 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 product.

Development Group membership is voluntary and requires the support of your organisation to attend and contribute. Meetings will be held as required (between August 2021 and May 2022).  These will be planned as video/teleconferences, however this may change depending on lifting of travel restrictions.

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 amuscat@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. Experience with Wheelsets, particularly in assembly, maintenance, and interface requirements will be highly regarded.

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

The closing date for nominations is Tuesday, 10 August 2021.