18 Apr 2017

RISSB Products for Public Consultation

The following RISSB Products have been released for Public Consultation.

Stakeholders are invited to submit comments on the drafts which are now available for download from the RISSB website:

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Electronically Controlled Pneumatic (ECP) Brake Code of Practice.

Overview: Electronically Controlled Pneumatic (ECP) Brake Code of Practice provides guidance and recommended practices for the configuration and operation of trains that are fitted with electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes for use in the Australian rail industry.

Click here to download the draft Code of Practice.

Closing date for comments is Wednesday 3 May 2017.

Please ensure the comments are detailed within the copy of the draft CoP using the PDF commenting tools available within Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader.

Any comments on the draft CoP can be submitted by emailing ahowie@rissb.com.au. 

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AS 7508 Track Forces and Stresses

Overview: AS 7508 Track Forces and Stresses provides the requirements to limit the forces and contact stresses exerted on the track by rolling stock. The main purpose of the requirements is to contain the degradation of the track to economically sustainable levels.

Click here to download the draft standard.

Closing date for comments is Friday 9 June 2017.

Please ensure the comments are detailed within the copy of the draft Standard using the PDF commenting tools available within Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader.

Any comments on the draft Standard can be submitted by emailing ahowie@rissb.com.au.