1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7129-13 Train Controller

Oversees the safe movement of trains using a computerised train control signalling systems.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • plots train movements and issues train schedules to drivers accordingly
  • authorises the movements of trains
  • monitors train movements and updates train schedules
  • liaises with other train controllers, track gangs and railway stations
  • arranges extra trains and crews as required
  • issues customer service information, including delays, arrivals and departures
  • advises drivers and train crew of maintenance on route
  • completes train notices for train scheduling

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