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GCRT5022 Iss 2

Rails and Rail Joints

Synopsis

This document ensures the safe performance of the track system by specifying requirements for rails and rail joints and for their inspection. It also lays down requirements for minimum actions to restore safety when broken, cracked or defective rails and rail joints are found.
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Registered
Withdrawn
Railway Group Standard
Issued:
01/10/2002
Published:
05/10/2002
In Force:
07/12/2002
Withdrawn:
07/04/2007

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment No
Supersedes GCRT5022 Iss 1
Superseded By GCRT5021 Iss 3
Lead Committee Infrastructure - INS
Supporting Committee Traffic Operation and Management - TOM
Briefing Notes 07 BN04
Deviations
Registered
99-268-DGN

Track Buckling

06-125-TNC

Run at 80 mph over clamped rail joints instead of 50 mph.

04-032-TNC

Rail Head Width & Sidewear

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