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GEGN8628 Iss 2

Preparation for and Operation during Winter

Synopsis

This document gives guidance on the preparation of infrastructure and rolling stock for winter and their subsequent operation during frost, ice and snow conditions on the Great Britain mainline railway. This guidance is intended to assist Infrastructure Managers and Railway Undertakings in understanding their responsibilities. It does not constitute a recommended method of meeting any set of mandatory requirements. You can find a link to the Winterisation Checklist in Tools below.

Summary Of Changes

GEGN8628 issue two has been updated with industry best practice contained in the seasonal checklists issued by RDG and Network Rail. Updated examples and knowledge gained from the lessons that have been learned by railway undertakings and infrastructure managers had been added to the document.
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Guidance Note
Issued:
06/06/2020
Published:
06/06/2020
In Force:
06/06/2020
Next Review:
06/06/2021

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment Yes
Supersedes GEGN8628 Iss 1
Lead Committee Rolling Stock - RST
Supporting Committee Control Command and Signalling - CCS; Energy - ENE; Infrastructure - INS; Plant - PLT; Traffic Operation and Management - TOM
Briefing Notes 20 BN07
Impact Assessments
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GEGN8628 Iss 2 Winterisation Checklist
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