Systems safety assurance for new trains 2017 to 2018
As part of the $1.5 billion More Trains, More Services program, the Sydney Growth Trains project aims to provide customers with a new fleet of 24 eight-car comfortable, air-conditioned trains.
The Sydney Growth Trains project has delivered 24 modern, double decked trains to the people of Sydney, with a further 17 trains in production. It is the fastest ever delivery of trains from contract signing to passenger service in Australia.
Providing Systems Safety leadership for the SIL4 rated ATP (European Train Control System) upgrade of the Waratah Train Fleet (A-Sets) and SGT (B-Sets)
As part of the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) Project, the $120M Waratah ATP upgrade is required to provide additional safety benefits and more reliable services by ensuring trains operate within the permitted speed limit.
We were the system safety consultant for the project, providing specialist expertise to ensure the safe implementation of this critical safety system. Our consultants provided design safety assurance for the new ETCS system including management of all software safety aspects.
The ATP project has completed design work and commenced installation of the integrated ETCS system. The project will contribute to the safety of passengers when travelling on the A and B Sets, which together make up around 50% of the Sydney Trains Fleet.
Safety management systems certification 2017 certified
A large company working at the forefront of facilities management in high profile industries required a new management system to allow certification to international standards.
Developed a fully integrated management system and assisted the client with certification to ISO 9001, 18001 and AS4801.
Safety management systems update 2017
In preparation for a refranchising exercise, this major Australian tram operator required updates to its Safety Management System.
The client has improved their maturity and systems in relation to Engineering Safety Assurance, Human Factors and Fatigue Management.
While fog is a relatively uncommon occurrence at Perth Airport, each year, around a dozen such weather situations arise and cause significant and costly disruptions to operations and air services.
Plan Safe consultants provided systems and software safety assurance to the ILS and lighting system changes. Perth Airport manages up to 400 flight movements per day and needed to remain operational throughout construction.
With the Category I to a Category IIIB lighting and aerodrome upgrade now in place, Perth Airport is now more attractive for long-haul flights, and even secured the highly-anticipated Qantas direct flight to London.