RIS-3702-TOM - What Do I Need to Know?

‘RIS-3702-TOM Rail Industry Standard for Management of Route Knowledge for Drivers, Train Managers, Guards and Driver Managers’ was updated in March 2020. It now contains updated guidance for both drivers and guards. This article explains how the standard has changed, and what the benefits of the updated guidance are.

Route knowledge is the information needed to predict, identify and interpret route specific cues to complete a task on the operational railway safely and effectively.  That information must be available when needed for the task(s) being carried out, whether it is provided by long-term memory (through knowledge and experience) or through documentation or verbal advice.

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