Rail Safety News

Rail Safety News is produced by Rail Safety Victoria (RSV), a branch of Transport Safety Victoria (TSV), to help develop a strong safety culture in the tourist and heritage railway sector. Subscribe to Rail Safety News

Rail Safety News

Twice a year (June and December), we write technical articles and source case studies – highlighting local and international expertise and experience – to help inform safe rail operations as required under rail safety legislation.

Rail Safety News - December 2018

  • Director's update
  • Delaying bridge inspections puts everyone at risk
  • Accreditation – notification of change
  • Track inspection – beyond the basics
  • Summary of recent rail incidents
  • Volunteering and fatigue management
  • Personal profiles: Meet Mohan and Peter

Rail Safety News - June 2018

  • Director's update
  • Guidance on the use of standards
  • Electrical safety in a multi-regulatory environment
  • Challenges in risk assessments
  • Recent incident reports (UK, Belgium and Republic of Ireland)
  • Asset management of tourist and heritage structures
  • Governance and internal control arrangements for tourist and heritage railways
  • New Rail Locomotive Boilers Guideline
  • Tram incident statistics for 2017
  • Personal profiles: Meet Rachel and Gerry

Previous editions of the newsletter are available to download