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GMRT2461 Iss 3

Sanding Equipment

Synopsis

This document sets out requirements for sanding systems fitted to trains and sand types. It also includes guidance on how to achieve technical compatibility with track circuits, sanding to improve stopping distances in low adhesion conditions, good practice design for sanding equipment and operational practices for the use of sanding equipment.

Summary Of Changes

Revision to incorporate the findings of RSSB research project T1107 for optimal sanding arrangements to improve braking performance in low adhesion conditions.
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Railway Group Standard
Issued:
01/12/2018
Published:
01/12/2018
In Force:
02/03/2019
Next Review:
01/12/2024

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment Yes
Supersedes GMRT2461 Iss 2
Lead Committee Rolling Stock - RST
Supporting Committee Control Command and Signalling - CCS; Infrastructure - INS; Plant - PLT
Briefing Notes 18 BN24
Impact Assessments
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18 IA30
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