Menu

RIS-0775-CCS Iss 3

AWS and TPWS Application Requirements

Synopsis

This document sets out requirements and guidance for the application of the United Kingdom (UK) Class B train protection system ‘TPWS’, which comprises the Automatic Warning System (AWS) and the Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS).

Summary Of Changes

Replaces issue two. Parts 2, 3, 4, and 6 have been revised. Part 5 has received minor changes only. Appendices A, B and C have been revised and Appendices D, E, and F are new. All other Appendices from issue two have been removed.

The following sound files that support this standard can be found on the RSSB website using the following links:

-  SPAD alert, contact the signaller

-  Overspeed, contact the signaller

-  TPWS and AWS operational

NOTE: If you have issues playing the sound file it is recommended to use an alternative internet browser that supports .WAV files.

NOTE: Issue three was republished on 9 March 2021 as the version published on 6 March 2021 was missing section 3.2.8 and had text The implementation of TPWS includes an assumption that derailment risk is tolerable if a train is exceeding the permissible speed by less than 50 %’removed from clause 3.2.10 b).

Read full standard
Registered
Live
Rail Industry Standard
Issued:
06/03/2021
Published:
06/03/2021
In Force:
06/03/2021
Next Review:
06/03/2022

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment No
Supersedes RIS-0775-CCS Iss 2
Lead Committee Control Command and Signalling - CCS
Supporting Committee Rolling Stock - RST; Plant - PLT; Traffic Operation and Management - TOM
Briefing Notes 21 BN07
Impact Assessments
Registered
21 IA04
X
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.
Confirm