013/13

Status
Closed
Recommendation Date
Recipient Name
KiwiRail
Date Closed
Text
The Commission recommends that the Chief Executive of KiwiRail ensures that train control management has:
- appropriate risk management protocols in place to assess and manage all risks associated with the train control function (including risks associated with merging train control desks), and that all relevant train control personnel are aware of these protocols and comply with them; and
- appropriate procedures in place to provide him and the Board of KiwiRail with assurance that train control is exercising an appropriate risk management approach to its operations.
Reply Text
Recommendations 013/13, 014/13, 015/13 and 016/13 made to the Chief Executive of KiwiRail are accepted. Recommendation 017/13 directed to the Chief Executive of the NZ Transport Agency is noted. KiwiRail will begin discussions with the NZ Transport Agency on the strategies to implement these recommendations upon release of this report. Details on these strategies along with projected timeframes for implementation will be advised to the Commission.
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