Contents (2008 - 610)
Rail Safety (General) Regulation 2008
18 Maintenance and operational conditions for private sidings
(1) For the purposes of section 60 (2) (b) of the Act, the following conditions with respect to the maintenance and operation of a private siding are imposed:(a) the rail infrastructure manager must have systems and procedures for compliance with section 8 of the Act,(b) the rail infrastructure manager must keep and maintain a risk register that includes the following things, at a level of detail that is appropriate having regard to the scope, nature and risks to safety of the operation of the private siding and to the operator’s duties under section 8 of the Act:(i) a list of the risks to safety arising from the maintenance and operation of the private siding,(ii) details of the assessment of those risks (including their likelihood, likely consequences and ranking),(iii) a description of any elimination or risk control measures that are to be used to manage, so far as is reasonably practicable, those risks, including, where appropriate, the identification of the person responsible for implementing the measures,(c) the rail infrastructure manager must ensure that it has systems and procedures to ensure that the details in the risk register are current, so far as is reasonably practicable,(d) the rail infrastructure manager must have a document that sets out how rail infrastructure within the private siding is to be maintained by the rail infrastructure owner,(e) the rail infrastructure manager must provide to the ITSRR, on or before 31 March in each year, an activity statement containing the following matters:(i) a declaration that the manager is not required to be accredited under the Act,(ii) particulars of any notifiable occurrences that have occurred in the preceding 12 months in relation to the siding,(iii) particulars of maintenance carried out on the siding in the preceding 12 months,(iv) particulars of activities involving the operation of rolling stock carried out on the siding in the preceding 12 months,(v) particulars of any significant changes in the railway operations carried out on the siding in the preceding 12 months.(2) For the purposes of section 60 (4) of the Act, the prescribed fee for registration of a private siding is an annual fee of $150, which must be paid on or before 31 March in each year the siding is registered.