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GMGN2688 Iss 2

Guidance on Designing Rail Freight Wagons for use on the GB Mainline Railway

Synopsis

This document gives guidance on the design of rail freight wagons (including rail tank wagons). This guidance is intended to assist contracting entities and railway undertakings in relation to the design of rail freight wagons and incorporates the output from a review of design guidance for wagons and how standard British practice meets the Wagon Technical Specification for Interoperability (WAG TSI).

Summary Of Changes

Some guidance from this document (G 2.15.3, G 2.16 to G 2.19 inclusive, and G 3.2.31) has been incorporated into GMRT2045 Iss 4 which was issued on 05/03/2016 and comes into force on 04/06/2016.

60 mnth review - The content of this document will be reviewed under an existing or future project.

Optional reading and resources:

Technical Note: Freight Coupler Loads TN103 Issue 1

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Guidance Note
Issued:
07/09/2013
Published:
07/09/2013
In Force:
07/09/2013
Last Review:
14/02/2020
Next Review:
07/09/2024

Details

Consultation Status Closed
Vehicle Assessment Yes
Supersedes GMGN2688 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 13 BN21
Amendments
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2688 Iss 2 AM001; 2688 Iss 2 AM002; 2688 Iss 2 AM003
Technical Notes
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TN103 Iss 1