Call for punctual track fix

Group, V/Line says temporary speed restrictions are causing delays

THE Border Rail Action Group (BRAG) has called on the ARTC to ‘speed up’ the frequency of its repair work to reduce the number of temporary speed restrictions on the North East line, which are adversely impacting the punctuality of V/Line train services.

BRAG said V/Line’s most current Weekly Operational Notice indicated the ARTC has 21 temporary speed restrictions (TSRs) along the North East track.

“TSR’s are declared by the ARTC for safety when the track condition in a section is too poor to allow normal 115km an hour running,” said BRAG committee member John Dunstan.


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