Australian Standard AS 2377 Acoustics - Methods for the Measurement of Railbound Vehicle Noise - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an airport lessee company, or if you are the occupier of an airport site. You may also be required to comply with this standard if you intend to undertake construction or demolition work at an airport.

An airport lessee company must monitor the levels of pollution present in air, water or soil at the airport and the level of noise generated at the airport. An occupier of part of an airport site must provide all reasonable assistance to the airport lessee.

This standard provides methods for type tests and monitoring tests of rail bound vehicles in motion and when stationary, and includes technical provisions which may be specified in contracts for various categories of rail bound vehicles. This standard also provides methods for determining noise emission from rail bound vehicles which may be requested by regulatory authorities in the assessment of railway noise.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Environment Protection) Regulations 1997 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Aircraft Noise Enquiries
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment


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111 Alinga Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO Box 594
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300302240

Phone:

1800802584
regulation@infrastructure.gov.au

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