GERT8000-TW4 Iss 1
Preparation and working of freight trains
Summary Of Changes
The Working Manual for Rail Staff - Freight Train Operations (GORT3056) has been withdrawn. The contents that are relevant to drivers, guards, shunters and train preparers have now been included as sections 1 to 8 of this new module.
The Working Manual for Rail Staff - Handling and Carriage of Dangerous Goods (GORT3053) and its associated guidance note, Guidance on the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (GOGN3676) have been withdrawn. The contents that are relevant to drivers, guards, shunters and train preparers have now been included as sections 9 and 10 of this new module.
The Working Manual for Rail Staff Handling and Carriage of Dangerous Goods - Appendix 2 - Bulk Traffic Dangerous Goods, Wagon and Container Separation Distance Requirements / Prohibitions has been withdrawn and its contents now appear in section 9.5 of this module.
The wording and format have been changed into the style of the Rule Book, but the requirements have not been changed with a few exceptions shown in the detailed changes with black lines.
The titles of some sections have been changed to be consistent with the style of the Rule Book.
In most cases, references to 'vehicles' have been changed to 'wagons' to make it clear that it is only wagons that are being referred to.
Optional reading and resources:
- In Force:
- Next Review: