Australian Miniature Boiler Safety Committee
AMBSC Codes of Practice

AALS Codes of Practice


 

Contents

AALS Reference Documentation

1Current Versions

1.1Codes of Practice

1.2Boiler Codes

1.3Guidance Letters

2AMBSC Registraion Codes

3List of Affiliated Societies

4Historical Notes on Boiler Codes

4.1Copper Codes

4.2Steel Codes

4.3Sub Miniature Code

5Historical Notes on Codes of Practice

6AALS Office Bearers

7Australian Miniature Boiler Safety Committee

8Australian Live Steamers Safety Committee

9Insurance Officers

 

AALS Code of Practice - OPERATIONS

1General

2Context

3Definitions

4Hazard Identification and Management

4.1Policy

4.2Registration

4.3Incidents

4.4Insurance Claims

4.5Owner/User Inspection of Non-boiler Plant and Equipment

4.6Competent Person

4.7Scope of Inspection Process

4.8Non-exhaustive Identification of Hazardous Situations

4.9Forms

Form 1.Amusement Device Checklist for Miniature Railways

Form 2.Notes of Inspection

5Operational Standards for Miniature Railways

5.1Policy

5.2Minimum Age

5.3Operating Speed

5.4Competency

5.5Training

5.6Equipment Fit for Porpose

5.7Train Operations

6Miniature Road Vehicles

7Plant and Stationary Boilers

 

AALS Code of Practice - TRAINING

1Definitions

2General

3Context

4Policy

5Direct Supervision

6Guards

7Station Attendants

8Signal Box Attendants

9Operators

10Duty Officer

11Additional Personnel

12Hazards

 

AALS Code of Practice - STANDARDS for INTEROPERABILITY

1Definitions

2General

3Context

4Minimum Braking Requirements

4.1Locomotives

4.2Carriages

4.3Guard's Vans or Vehicles

5Locomotives

5.1General

5.2Steam

5.3Non-Steam

6Public Passengerr Carrying and Driving Carriages

6.1General

6.2Couplings

6.389mm (3½") Gauge Straddle Type Public Passenger Carriages

6.4127mm (5") Gauge Straddle Type Public Passenger Carriages

6.5184mm (7¼") Gauge Straddle Type Public Passenger Carriages

6.6Driving Trucks

7Scale Type Rolling Stock (Non-riding)

8Infrastructure

8.1Minimum Track Gauge

8.2Portable Miniature Railways

8.3Tracks, Rails and Lineside Fixtures

8.4Compressed Air Services

9Recommended Track and Wheel Profile Standards

9.15" (127mm) Gauge

9.25" (127mm) Gauge Fine Scale

9.37¼" (184mm) Gauge

10Couplings and Inter-Vehicle Connections

10.1General

10.2Materials

10.3Type A Coupling (Models up to 25kg)

10.4Type B Coupling (Models up to 120kg)

10.5Type C Coupling (Models over 120kg)

10.6Type B to Type C Adapter Coupling

10.7Automatic Couplings

10.8Coupling Height

10.9Coupling Length

10.10Inter-Vehicle Connections

10.11Brake Fittings

10.12Coupler Pockets and Safety Chains

11Alternative Couplings

11.1Alternative Type B coupling - 1

11.2Alternative Type B coupling - 2

11.3Chopper Coupling

 

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