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GERT8006 Iss 4

Route Availability Number for Assessment of Compatibility between Rail Vehicles and Underline Bridges

Synopsis

This document sets out requirements for the derivation and use of the Route Availability number for the assessment of compatibility between the static load characteristics of rail vehicles and the capacity of underline bridges to carry the vertical static loads imposed by the rail vehicles and the associated normal dynamic response of rail bridges.

Summary Of Changes

Editorial changes have been made and clarifications on the application of loadings were also included to remove potential incorrect results from the calculations.

The revisions to GERT8006 issue three will potentially avoid confusion and calculation mistakes by eliminating editorial errors and by adding clarifications.

Technical Note TN2314 Iss 1 is attached to this document.

 
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Railway Group Standard
Issued:
01/06/2024
Published:
01/06/2024
In Force:
07/09/2024
Next Review:
07/09/2025

Details

Vehicle Assessment No
Supersedes GERT8006 Iss 3
Associated Standard RIS-8706-INS Iss 2 , GEGN8616 Iss 1
Lead Committee Infrastructure - INS
Supporting Committee Rolling Stock - RST; Plant - PLT
Briefing Notes 24 BN12
Impact Assessments
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Technical Notes TN2314 Iss 1