The objective of this Standard is to provide a consistent approach to point locking and point detection within the Australian and New Zealand railway industry.

This standard should be read in conjunction with AS 7711 Signalling Principles

This Standard provides requirements and recommendations for the prevention of inadvertent movement of points through point locking, and the methods of point position detection.

This Standard also provides guidance on the use of point drive systems.

This Standard relates to points that are part of or directly related to an interlocking system.