Buggy Training

Buggy Training Workshop

The Buggy Training Workshop is available to industry partners ONLY.

Participants in this training workshop will gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to safely drive a non-rail vehicle in the Southern Cross Station precinct.

Participants will also gain an understanding of:

  • Non-Rail vehicle manual
  • Rail Safety Regulations 2006
  • Rail Safety Act 2006
  • Victorian OH&S Legislation
  • OHSAS 18001 OH&S Management.

Workshop methods will include theory, participation, practical and evaluation.

Workshop topics include:

OPERATIONAL AREA – Southern Cross Station

  • Facility (within the building structure)
  • Platforms
  • Basement / service tunnels
  • Coach transit area and specified paths leading to coach transit area and loading bays
  • Pathways put in place for special circumstances.


PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT- for patrons and station staff alike

  • Identification of relevant hazards, risks and controls
  • Adherence to and enforcement of, NRVPE Policy
  • Investigation of accidents with appropriate outcomes and improvements documented (Incident reporting).


SAFE OPERATIONS RULES – Non Rail Vehicles, Plant & Equipment (NRVPE)

  • Pre-operating NRVPE checks
  • Traversing ANY concourse or public area
  • Driving tunnels and ramps
  • No go zones
  • Traffic signal operations
  • Platform rules.

Workshop Costs

  • 6 or more participants $220 per person plus GST
  • 5 participants $264 per person plus GST
  • 1 – 4 participants $330 per person plus GST

Payment for the course must be made prior to the training.

Workshop Cost Includes:

  • Online copy of Non Rail Vehicles, Plant & Equipment (NRVPE) manual
  • Qualified Trainer
  • Certificate of attainment
  • Buggy driver ID card.

For more information or to make a booking please contact us on
(03) 9670 2072
or email info@travellersaid.org.au