24 Feb 2022

Call for Public Consultation – AS 7520.1 Australian Railway Rolling Stock – Body Structural Requirements – Part 1 – Locomotive

AS 7520.1 Australian railway rolling stock – Body structural requirements – Part 1 – Locomotive is now available for an 8-week public consultation.

This Standard describes requirements for the structural design of railway locomotive bodies.

The main purpose of the requirements is to:

* Prescribe the minimum structural integrity level of the vehicle body to ensure safe performance under normal operating conditions and extreme operating conditions
* Minimise risks to train crew and members of the general public in the event of collisions or derailments.

To access the draft, please download it here:
AS 7520.1 Australian railway rolling stock – Body structural requirements – Part 1 – Locomotive

To make comments on the draft, please use the commenting tools in Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader to comment in-line with the text.

Please return your PDF with comments to iroutcliffe@rissb.com.au by Monday, 25 April 2022.