South African Railways Illustrated

We are  sure you will enjoy this splendid on line publication courtesy of Charles Baker and South African Railways Illustrated. Just click on the cover and follow the link

Souuth African Railways Black White Photos

National Railway Safety Management Standards

Below attached notifications for the publication of the following National Railway Safety Management Standards:

SANS NO

NAME

DATE PUBLISHED

SANS 3000-1:2016

Railway safety management Part 1: General

20 December 2016

SANS 3000-2-1:2017

Railway safety management Part 2-1: Requirements for systemic engineering and operational safety standards - Electrical distribution and overhead traction systems,

20 February 2017

SANS 3000-2-2:2016

Railway safety management Part 2-2: Requirements for systemic engineering and operational safety standards - Track and associated civil infrastructure and installations

07 October 2016

Please start familiarising yourselves with the requirements of these standards, and further communication regarding the commencement of implementation will be forwarded soon.

Links:
Publication letter_SANS 3000-2-1 (1)

Publication letter_SANS 3000-2-2 (1)

SABS-TC1066 N0040 Publication letter SANS 3000-1_ (1)

The Railway Safety Regulator

The Railway Safety Regulator kindly invites you to attend a Technical Workshop scheduled for the Western Cape Region on the 07th-08th June 2017

Please click on the linkk for the following applicable documents for the Workshop:

  • Invitation with details of the Technical Workshop
  • The Registration Form
  • Programme

    Please complete the attached Registration Form to secure your reservation and send back to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Kindly take note of the safety benefit of these sessions and give them priority.

    The final date for registration is the 30th May 2017

    Confirmation of attendance will be sent out to all on the 31st May 2017


    For further enquiries, do not hesitate to contact Xoliswa Majoka @ (012) 848 3116

Railway Safety Regulator Technical Workshop

The Railway Safety Regulator kindly invites you to attend a Technical Workshop scheduled for the Western Cape Region on the 22nd - 23rd February 2017

Please find below the following applicable documents for the Workshop:

Invitation with details of the Technical Workshop
The Registration Form
Programme

Please complete the attached Registration Form to secure your reservation and send back to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Railway Safety Regulator Technical Workshop

Please note the upcoming RSR Technical Workshop scheduled for the Western Cape Region as follows:
 
Date: 23rd-24th November 2016
Venue: Cape Town (TBC)
Standards: Please refer to the attached documents
 
Please complete the registration form and forward to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here to see the Invitation

Click here to see the Programme

Click here to get the Registration Form

Transnet goes digital

Transnet have put together a project to digitise all the images in the Transnet Library for future safe keeping, the Transnet DRISA project. This is a project that FEDRAIL SA supports totally and asks those members and friends who can become involved to offer their services to assist. You can read all about this exciting development by clicking on the link.

Click here to read PDF

Tangmere Accident Report

While we are unhappy to highlight railway accidents, this report from the UK of an incident with the Battle of Britain Class locomotive, “Tangmere”, will make interesting and informative reading for our operators of what can happen with restored locomotives.

Click here to read PDF

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