HP-024         Reviewed 01/03/2017

OTHR has a documented set of operational systems, safety standards and procedures which are used and kept up to date.
OTHR is currently accredited to :
  • operate rolling stock used in connection with, or for the purposes of construction and/or maintenance of railway infrastructure (track maintenance vehicles TMVs), and
  • manage the rail infrastructure on the Oberon-Tarana line for the purposes of conducting maintenance services and for the storage of rolling stock,
The operation systems and procedures focus only the above requirements.
The SMS documents provide systems and procedures for safe rail traffic management of TMVs, including
  • Maintaining records (time or distance) of what track and infrastructure, rolling stock and operational systems are in use ( SOP-001, F-044, F-045 )
  • Maintenance standard and schedule of maintenance
  • Safe train separation ( F-044 )
  • Route integrity
  • Train control, signalling and communications
  • Ensure that any modifications to equipment are certified and are subject to a risk assessment. (See Change Management)
  • Shunting single carriages using a tractor in the station precinct


OTHR Associated Documents:

SOP-011 Track Laying Procedures-140816

SOP-010 Level Crossing Operations 080217


SOP-009 TMV Operating Manual 230118

SOP-005 Shunting – Yard operations 2

SOP-006 Clipping points

SOP-007 Handsignals

SOP-012 Shunting Rolling Stock using a Tractor (2)160118





Last updated: February 17, 2018 at 13:29 pm