Safe railways for Australia

Safety alerts & messages


Safety alerts are issued as needed to inform accredited rail transport operators and the broader rail industry of current and emerging safety issues.

  • RSA-2014-02 Thermal spraying
    3 April 2014

    This Safety Alert states a major passenger operator recently suffered an axle failure on one of its electric multiple unit fleet.

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Safety messages are published by ONRSR periodically and are designed to focus on areas of rail safety concern. Safety messages provide detail on specific safety topics, share information between the regulator and the rail industry, and identify positive steps to enhance rail safety.

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