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RIS-2273-RST Iss 2

Post Incident and Post Accident Testing of Rail Vehicles

Synopsis

This document sets out requirements for post incident and post accident examination and testing of rail vehicles, with particular requirements for testing of brakes, speed indicating systems, exterior doors and warning horns and conditions for speed restrictions for damaged train movement(s).

Summary Of Changes

The change addresses a recommendation for RSSB in Rail Accident Report 02/2016, published by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch, Department for Transport, in January 2016: Collision between a train and a fallen bridge parapet at Froxfield, Wiltshire, on 22 February 2015. The change is made by new clause 2.2.1 (with the existing 2.2.1 becoming 2.2.2), which has introduced a requirement setting out conditions to be considered and recorded when determining speed restrictions or other operational constraints for damaged train movement(s).

Optional reading and resources:

Accident Investigation and Learning

Accident Investigation Resource

Training - Accident Investigation Awareness for Managers

 

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Rail Industry Standard
Issued:
02/12/2017
Published:
02/12/2017
In Force:
02/12/2017
Last Review:
13/03/2020
Next Review:
02/12/2023

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment Yes
Supersedes RIS-2273-RST Iss 1
Lead Committee Rolling Stock - RST
Supporting Committee Control Command and Signalling - CCS; Traffic Operation and Management - TOM
Briefing Notes 17 BN18
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