24 Jan 2022

Call for Public Consultation – Train Horn Use Code of Practice

Train Horn Use – Code of Practice is now available for a 4-week public consultation.

This Code of Practice details the recommendations and requirements for using train horns to support the safe operation of trains on the Australian rail network.

The recommendations and requirements aim to:

*  Ensure safety so far as is reasonably practicable (SFAIRP) within the Rail Safety National Law
*  Standardise the use of train horns
*  Minimise the use of train horns where opportunity exists
*  Minimise the noise impact of train horns on the community where opportunity exists.

To access the draft, please download it here:

Train Horn Use – Code of Practice

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 cfitzhardinge@rissb.com.au by Monday, 21 February 2022.