Recommendation Date
Recipient Name
The Commission recommended that KiwiRail install a more effective engineering solution to prevent rail movements entering the Picton rail linkspan without authorisation.
Reply Text
In line with KiwiRail’s response of 22 February 2023 to the draft recommendation, as part of the IREX project a preferred option has been identified for a series of automatic derailers that will be interlocked with the linkspan structure.

This recommendation is accepted and the anticipated time line for completion is end of 2024.
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