22 Sep 2021

Call for Development Group Members – Review of AS 1085.19: Resilient fastening assemblies

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to review Australian Standard® – AS 1085:19 Railway track material – Resilient fastening assemblies.

This Standard provides manufacturers and purchasers with performance requirements for resilient fastening assemblies for use with steel rails and sleepers and other support structures in railway track. It has been produced in order to clarify the separation of requirements for fasteners from those for sleepers.

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. There will be a minimum of 4 meetings held between Oct 2021 and May 2022. These will be planned as 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 sniles@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.

The closing date for nominations is Friday, 22nd October 2021.