Amendments

Current RACNs

Number Subject Distribution Date
RACN 1800019 Rolling Stock Outline Plate H Jun 2018
RACN 1800018 RACN 1800018 Introduction update Jun 2018
RACN 1800017 RACN 1800017 Introduction update Jun 2018
RACN 1800002 RACN 1800002 Train Number moved to Appendix B Jun 2018
RACN 1800001  RISSB AS7514.2 Apr 2018
RACN 1800003 Trolleys and trailers Apr 2018
RACN 1800004  Signal Interface clarification Apr 2018
RACN 1800005  On train Communication Apr 2018
RACN 1800006  Willow Tree Changes Apr 2018
RACN 1800007  The Gap Review Apr 2018
RACN 1800008  Ulan Line Review Apr 2018
RACN 1800009 Torrens Garde Separation Apr 2018
RACN 1800010  Speed on Crossing Loops Apr 2018
RACN 1800011  D21 Whyalla Speeds Apr 2018
RACN 1800012  Branxton review Apr 2018
RACN 1800013  1500m trains MossVale – Unanderra Apr 2018
RACN 1800014 WOS references removed Apr 2018
RACN 1800015  Variations can be applied for axle spacing Apr 2018
RACN 1600007 Route Capacity Amendment 25t Sydney to Geelong Apr 2018 (re-issue)

Archived RACNs

Number Subject Distribution Date
17-00020 Removal of 20kph speed restriction Muswellbrook to Bengalla Nov 2017
17-00021 Link to CoP Section 7 and ETM-07-01 Clearances Nov 2017
17-00022 2.14 Signalling and Train Detection Interface Nov 2017
17-00023 LX Upgrade Telarah to Acacia Ridge Nov 2017
17-00024 Turn Out speed Update Werris Creek to Narrabri Nov 2017
17-00026 Track Stability Standard referance Update Nov 2017
17-00027 Thirlmere line & Strattons Sidings Nov 2017
17-00028 Update to Port Botany D45 Nov 2017
17-00019 Addition and removal of Wayside Devices 29 May 2017
17-00018 Editorial 29 May 2017
17-00017 Mangoola to Denman Merriwa LX 29 May 2017
17-00016 Stockinbingal speed boards 29 May 2017
17-00015 Parkville to Murrrulla speed boards 29 May 2017
17-00014 Islington to Muswellbrook speed changes 29 May 2017
17-00013 Melbourne to Adelaide loop extension project 03 Mar 2017
17-00012 Operation of Locomotives greater than 137t gross (22.8 tal) between Muswellbrook and Narrabri Coal on the ARTC network 27 Feb 2017
17-00011 Addition of Train Numbering to RAS 27 Feb 2017
17-00010 Breathing Apparatus requirement for Bylong Tunnel 27 Feb 2017
17-00006 RAS Amendment: Kooragang Island speed board changes 27 Feb 2017
17-00005 Aurizon Fuel Miser Changes for D53 29 May 2017
17-00003 Distributed Power on the ARTC Network 29 May 2017
17-00001 Requirements for hauling last vehicle on a train with brakes cut out 15 Feb 2017
16-00017 D33 change in speed boards and addition of Quarry siding and SCT intermodal siding 15 Feb 2017
16-00016 Branch Lines Bogan Gate to Tottenham and Narromine to Nevertire. Clarification of Goobang Junction to Dubbo 06 Feb 2017
16-00015 Revision to D2 section page permanent speed boards 28 Oct 2016
16-00014 Extension of trials for operation of grain trains with wagons at 23t axle load (up to a maximum consist length of 1000m) between Moree and Narrabri Coal 28 Oct 2016
16-00013 Trials of operation at 21t axle load, Gap to Dubbo, Dubbo to Goobang Junction, Ulan to Merrygoen 28 Oct 2016
16-00012 New permanent speed sign installation and speed restriction due to design limitations at Point Lowly Rd level crossing 31 Aug 2016
16-00011 Narromine Signalling Commissioning Manildra LX permanent speed change 15 Jul 2016
16-00010 Correction to DIRN Section Pages D52 – Moss Vale to Unanderra Clause 5.2.5 24 Jun 2016
16-00007 Change in route capacity limits to allow 25t at 80km/h and 23t at 100km/h on the interstate corridor between Sydney and Geelong 05 Jul 2016
16-00006 Level Crossing Improvement Project Mitchell Hwy Dubbo Changes to Permanent Speed Boards 19 Jun 2016
16-00005 Implementation of Phoenix Train Order System on the intrastate line section, including revised permanent speeds and revision of safeworking systems interface 11 Apr 2016
16-00004 Trials of operation at 21t axle load, Gap to Dubbo, Dubbo to Goobang Junction, Ulan to Merrygoen 11 Apr 2016
16-00002 Operation of Locomotives greater than 137t gross (22.8 tal) between Muswellbrook and Narrabri Coal on the ARTC network 01 Mar 2016
15-00034 Enhanced Speed Boards definition 17 Dec 2015
15-00032 Update of all Turn Out Speeds on the North Coast 23 Dec 2015
15-00031 1800m Long Trains Adelaide to Melbourne 17 Dec 2015
15-00030 Sefton 1 in 40 grade removed from Diagram 17 Dec 2015
15-00029 Error in table 5.2 rolling stock outline acceptance 17 Dec 2015
15-00028 Error in 2.2 Train Speed and Axle Load Limits 17 Dec 2015
15-00027 Special Access Conditions of Locomotives > 22.8t and Wagons > 25t on the H2 & H3 corridor 17 Dec 2015
15-00025 Tunnel Location KMs & Length revised 17 Dec 2015
15-00024 Train Length Cootamundra to Goobang Junction 17 Dec 2015
15-00023 Upgrade to 306A Points Enfield 16 Nov 2015
15-00022 Removal of Speed Restrictions imposed due to the use of Steel Sleepers on the Intrastate Network 09 Sep 2015
15-00021 Permanent Speed Restriction changes Togar and Murulla Crossing
Loops
20 Aug 2015
15-00020 Relocation of Train Control Boards from Mile End to Junee 20 Aug 2015
14-00013 Hexham UP Coal Refuge Loops TBA
14-00021A Increased Wagon axle loads, Muswellbrook to Narrabri Coal Loader. 09 Jan 2015
14-0014 Revised description of rolling stock outlines for plate E1, F1 & F2 12 Nov 2014
14-0016 Terminology and the use of the word ‘detonators’ or ‘audible warning devices’ 12 Nov 2014
14-0017 Error in listing of maximum 134t locomotive weight Cootamundra to Goobang Junction 12 Nov 2014
14-0018 Additional category added 25t axle load at 65km/h Macarthur to Albury 12 Nov 2014
14-0019 Updated Track Diagram Moss Vale to Unanderra 12 Nov 2014
15-00005 Commissioning of Maules Creek and Boggabri Coal East Balloon Loop. (TAA 0184-2015-Safe Notice 2-2258-NAN 1989) 27 Feb 2015
15-00006 25t axle loads Port Botany to Macarthur and the revision of permanent speeds on the corridor. 30 Apr 2015
15-00007 Changes to line diagram and speed boards, Mile End-Dry Creek-Outer Harbour. 04 May 2015
15-00008 Revision to General Information section 4.10 On-Train Communications 04 May 2015
15-00009 Note added to section page D15 regarding individual axle loads 04 May 2015
15-00010 Revised map D2 Laverton to Wolseley 04 May 2015
15-00011 Revised permanent speed due to incorrect listing Coonamia to Spencer Junction 04 May 2015
15-00012 Commissioning of Gunnedah Yard Upgrades 04 May 2015
15-00013 The Gap consolidated as part of Werris Creek 16 Mar 2015
15-00015 I2 Benalla to Oaklands Revisions 04 May 2015
15-00016 Turnout Speed listings for D33 North Coast 14 May 2015
15-00017 Tracked Changes to all RAS documentation 25 May 2015
15-00018 Tapscott Rd LX Upgrade 11 Jun 2015
15-00019 Goodwood Grade separation 12 Jun 2015
15-00002 Installation of new permanent speed boards Mt George to Killawarra 11 Feb 2015
15-00001 Operation of various freight trains with 84 tonne gross mass (21 tonne axle load) vehicles I4 Gap – Merrygoen, I5 Dubbo – Goobang Junction, I7 Gulgong – Merrygoen 09 Feb 2015
14-00021a Increased Wagon axle loads, Muswellbrook to Narrabri Coal Loader. 09 Jan 2015
14-0010 Axle loads permitted on sidings 31 Oct 2014
14-0009 Speed Restrictions imposed due to the use of Steel Sleepers on the Intrastate Network 27 Oct 2014
14-0008 Operation of Locomotive Hauled Passenger Trains on the ARTC network Seymour to Wodonga 31 Oct 2014
14-0007 Signalling Updates Works on Kooragang Island 03 Sep 2014
14-0006 Signalling Upgrade Works at Hexham 20 Aug 2014
14-0005 RAS Stage 1 implementation 20 Jun 2014
14-0004 Scone Reconfiguration 20 Jun 2014
14-0003 Muswellbrook to Narrabri Increased Loco Axle Loads 20 Jun 2014
14-00021a Increased Wagon axle loads, Muswellbrook to Narrabri Coal Loader. 19 Dec 2014
13-00045 HHN consolidated update 17 Apr 2014
13-00044 IN consolidated update 17 Apr 2014
13-00043 Consolidated changes effecting the DIRN 17 Apr 2014
13-00042 Review by Standards department 17 Apr 2014
13-00039 Rules Team review 17 Apr 2014
13-00037 XPT Railcar Speeds 17 Apr 2014
13-00036 Safeworking Operation Alterations 17 Apr 2014
13-00035 Safe Working System Alterations 17 Apr 2014
13-00034 Train Numbering Alterations 17 Apr 2014
13-00033 Goobang Speed Reduction 19 Dec 2013
13-000032 Editorial 27 Nov 2013
13-000015 Change to Route capacity Table in H1 27 Nov 2013
13-000013 Additional Wayside Equipment, new WILD limits and KLD limits included 27 Nov 2013
13-00031A Upgrade of line capacity Whyalla – Port Augusta – Crystal Brook – Broken Hill – Goobang Junction 25t at 80kph and 23t at 100kph 27 Nov 2013
13-00029 Incorrect speed boards at Bomen crossing loop. Revision to permanent speeds Macarthur to Albury 27 Nov 2013
13-00027 Train Lengths 27 Nov 2013
13-00019 Introduction of CTC Safeworking – Coonamia to Stirling North – Vite Vite to Maroona 27 Nov 2013
13-00009 Amendments to permanent and special speed restrictions table 27 Nov 2013
12-00009 Loading Diagrams and area of operation map 27 Nov 2013
13-00030 New curve speed board listings for EP (Enhanced Performance Trains) & other permanent speed board at Taree, and updated line diagrams 20 Sep 2013
13-00031 Upgrade of line capacity Whyalla – Port Augusta – CrystalBrook – Broken Hill – Goobang Junction – Cootamundra 06 Sep 2013
13-000014 Location of speed signs 14 Aug 2013
13-00023 Commissioning of Watermark Loop 14 Aug 2013
13-00022 Drayton Junction remodelling and speed board changes 14 Aug 2013
13-00021 Bi Directional working from Glenlee Junction to Menangle Park and Maldon to Picton 14 Aug 2013
13-00017 Manildra flour – freight rollingstock 14 Aug 2013
13-00016 Pages River Loop Commissioned 14 Aug 2013
13-00018 Port Germein Turnout 19 Jun 2013
13-00020 Change to Route Capacity Axle load tables I4,I5 and I6 19 Jun 2013
13-00025 Commissioning of Lynwood Cross over and Sidings 19 Jun 2013
13-00026 Glossary definitions 19 Jun 2013
13-00027 Train Lengths 19 Jun 2013
13-00028 Editorial Changes 19 Jun 2013
13-000012 WOLO trigger temperatures 02 May 2013
13-000011 Caltowie turnout upgrade 04 Apr 2013
13-000010 Bylong Loop extension 03 Apr 2013
13-00008 Class of locomotive and permitted speeds (km/h) 03 Apr 2013
13-00007 Yongala turnout upgrade 03 Apr 2013
13-00006 Jamestown 14pts turnout 04 Apr 2013
13-00004 ICE radio units in trailing locomotives 04 Apr 2013
13-00003 Pernament speed board on Yunta loop 04 Apr 2013
13-00002 Removal of V1.2 Route Access Standards Manuals in Queenslands 26 Mar 2013
13-00001 Introduction of V1.2 Route Access Standards Manual Queensland and Victoria Only 22 Mar 2013
12-00012 Tooli loop commissioned 22 Mar 2013
12-00011 Change to Coopers M Rating 22 Mar 2013
12-00010 WOLO speeds 22 Mar 2013
12-00008 Nundah Third Road and Permanent speed board changes 15 Nov 2012
12-00007 Maximum speed of locomotives and rollingstock – operation of loaded class G vehicles at 80 km per hour up the Nundah and Minimbah banks including UP relief roads (third roads) Minimbah and Nundah 15 Nov 2012
12-00006 RAS Manual Amendment – Southern Sydney Freight line – Leightonfield to Macarthur. Network details. 14 Dec 2012
12-00005 RAS Manual Amendment – Southern Sydney Freight line – Leightonfield to Macarthur. Network details. 14 Dec 2012
12-00004 TOC Manual Amendment – Northern section pages – section 3 – Broadmeadow – Werris Creek. Maitland to Minimbah 3rd Track (Farley to Greta) and Permanent Speed Board Changes (Farley to Branxton) 15 Nov 2012
12-00003 Operation of AK train consist through Bylong No 3 tunnel 07 Jan 2013
12-00002 Various alterations required 04 Feb 2013
12-00001 Alterations from Risk Assessment Workshop 04 Feb 2013

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