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Rail Safety Stakeholder Typologies

Published: | Category: Factsheets | Audience: Rail participants

The Rail Safety Stakeholder Typologies provide a high level picture of the diverse rail participants in the New Zealand rail industry. They’re a quick overview of some key characteristics of the organisations that the Transport Agency works with in its day-to-day activity of ensuring the safety of rail.

Rail licence application form

Published: | Category: Rail , Forms | Audience: Rail participants

Application form to be completed and submitted to the NZ Transport Agency by applicants who wish to be a rail operator, an access provider or a rail participant who is required by regulations to hold a licence.

Traffic control devices manual (TCD manual) – Part 09: Level crossings

Published: | Category: Signs & markings (permanent & temporary) , Manuals | Audiences: Rail participants, Road controlling authorities

Part 9 Level crossings, is part of a suite of guidelines within the Traffic control devices manual (TCD manual) prepared by the NZ Transport Agency.

Rail action plan: continuous improvement in rail safety regulation

Published: | Category: Corporate publications | Audiences: General, Rail participants

The rail action plan outlines the areas in rail safety that we will focus attention on over the next few years.

Rail regulator

Published: | Category: Rail safety news , Newsletters , Corporate publications | Audience: Rail participants

News for the rail industry from Land Transport New Zealand’s Rail Regulation section.

Analysis of trespasser accidents

Published: | Category: Nationwide statistics , Statistics & surveys | Audience: Rail participants

Trespasser accidents represent a major proportion of deaths and injuries on New Zealand’s railway corridor. This report looks at the trends in trespasser accidents in the past decade to guide strategies for reducing their incidence. The report begins with an analysis of the Land Transport Safety Authority database, followed by an analysis of the Coroners' database.

Rail safety newsletters

Published: | Category: Rail safety news , Newsletters , Corporate publications | Audience: Rail participants

News update from the NZ Transport Agency Rail Safety team for the rail industry and safety assessors.

Rail safety licensing and safety assessment guidelines

Published: | Category: Rail safety , Guidance for specialists | Audience: Rail participants

These guidelines relate to the safety management of railways and tramways in New Zealand and set out the requirements of the government with respect to the public’s ever-increasing awareness of transport safety issues and high expectation of the right to remain safe.

Research Report 641 Developing a national measure for predictable public transport: bus, rail and ferry

Published: | Audiences: Rail participants, Road controlling authorities, Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

The ability to reliably predict public transport (PT) journey times is critical for network operators and transport authorities to measure, monitor and target improvements to the PT network, with flow-on effects for customers.

Research Report 632 Framework for review and prioritisation of rail safety risks in New Zealand

Published: | Category: Safety, security and public health , Research programme , Research & reports | Audiences: General, Rail participants, Road controlling authorities, Road traffic engineers & consultants

The Transport Agency commissioned Navigatus Consulting to undertake this research project to identify and provide evidence-based recommendations for managing priority safety risks for New Zealand rail operations.