Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Safety Message: Preventing unbraked runaways of permanently coupled wagons with shared braking platforms

The ONRSR is concerned about the risk of permanently coupled pairs of freight wagons, which share a braking system, becoming uncoupled and resulting in a runaway. Rail operators are expected to reassess the risk/s associated with permanently coupled wagons and consider additional measures to mitigate these risks.

Safety Bulletin Drawbars and runaways November 2014
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