The objective of this standard is to provide the Australian rail industry with a set of requirements to be used to define the interfaces with Points and Crossing Systems and control the risks associated with Point and Crossing Systems.
The Standard is intended to –
(a) specify the interfaces with points, including –
- safety functions;
- interface with track;
- interface with track support;
- interface with personnel;
- interface with traction power system;
- interface to other track and signal equipment;
(b) provide a uniform basis for compliance with the Rail Safety National Law;
(c) be able to cover differing rail operations across Australia.