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GERT8000-TW1 Iss 16

Preparation and movement of trains

Synopsis

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a driver, guard, shunter, signaller, train preparer.

Summary Of Changes

Section 4.2 has been changed to state that a brake continuity test on a locomotive-hauled train or HST must only be carried out after completing all coupling including brake and electrical connections. A brake continuity test must also be carried out if any jumper cables have been disconnected or reconnected during a journey.
Section 43.1 has been changed to include damage to structures or earthworks above or below the line in the list of hazards that might put other trains in danger. This was previously published in the December 2020 Periodical Operating Notice.

Briefing videos of the changes to rules can be found on the rssb.co.uk website

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Rule Book Modules: Train working (TW)
Issued:
06/03/2021
Published:
06/03/2021
In Force:
05/06/2021
Withdrawn:
04/12/2021
Next Review:
05/06/2022

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment No
Supersedes GERT8000-TW1 Iss 15.1
Superseded By GERT8000-TW1 Iss 17
Lead Committee Traffic Operation and Management - TOM
Supporting Committee Plant - PLT
Impact Assessments
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21 IA05
Supporting Documents GERT8000-RBBL Iss 35 ; GERT8000-Issue Iss 32
Deviations
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21-015-DEV Revised 7-12-2021

To enable a single 'dead' Class 59 or 66 locomotive be marshalled at any point within a Freightliner freight train between Merehead and Acton (and in addition from Acton to Tunstead via Wembley)