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Buffer Stop Risk Assessment Tool

The Buffer Stop Risk Assessment Tool is designed to meet the requirements of section 11, Requirements for Buffer Stops and End Impact Walls, of RIS-7016-INS, 'Interface between Station Platforms, Track, Trains and Buffer Stops'.

It considers both the likelihood of buffer stop overrun and the potential consequences. It includes the range of possible overruns contributing to the risk, from the low speed events (which may result in injuries) to higher speeds events (which are less likely but could have more significant consequences).

The Buffer Stop Risk Assessment Tool is described in, and should be used in conjunction with, GIRC5633 Recommendations for the Risk Assessment of Buffer Stops and End Impact Walls.

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