02 Sep 2021

Call for Development Group Members – Review of AS 7666 Train Protection and Control Interoperability

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to review Australian Standard® – AS 7666:2013 Train Protection and Control (TPC) Interoperability.

This Standard provides guidance to the Australian rail industry on the implementation of AS 7450 to TPC systems. For the purposes of this Standard, TPC systems are defined as including the equipment, operating rules, engineering and management processes which combine to ensure the safe, efficient movement of freight and passengers.

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 meetings held every 4-6 weeks between October 2021 and June 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 cfitzhardinge@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 product.

The closing date for nominations is Thursday, 16 September 2021.