Pacific National fined for truck infringement


Trucks working for rail company continued to use banned street despite government warning

December 20, 2011

Pacific National has been issued with $3,000 infringement notice for allowing trucks servicing the building of the Greta Train Support Facility to travel down a banned street in the town.

The rail group appeared to be unable to enforce its undertaking under its environmental assessment and traffic management plan on November 8,
even though NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure reminding it of its obligations four days earlier.

"To prevent a recurrence of the incident, the proponent has now implemented further administrative prodecures for trucks leaving the site, installed three new signs to direct trucks which route to use and has stationed traffic contrllers at the entry and exit point to the site," the department says.

Despite this, the company has contested the penalty notice, the department added

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