No going forward (or back): ‘Constant litany of issues’ for new ferries worsens
Sydney’s ten new River Class ferries are facing yet another operational failure preventing them from entering into service.
An electrical fault is causing the control module to fail, Electrical Trades Union National Secretary Allen Hicks explained to Ray Hadley, with the source of the fault unable to be identified.
“They can’t go forward, and they can’t go backwards, and when you’re on the water in a vessel like this that is obviously a major safety issue.”
“They have gone overseas to try and buy something cheaper, and what they’ve got is a substandard product that doesn’t meet Australian standards.”
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