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GMRT2461 Iss 3.1

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

Amendments to: 

  • references to NTSNs replace references to TSIs; 
  • new clause 1.1.2 describing NTSNs;
  • new clause C.2.6 added, providing additional guidance on minimising the risk of loss of train detection whilst sanding for traction, and subsequent clauses renumbered.

Optional reading and resources:

Double Variable Rate Sanders

Adhesion

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Issued:
04/09/2021
Published:
04/09/2021
In Force:
04/09/2021
Next Review:
15/01/2022

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment Yes
Supersedes GMRT2461 Iss 3
Lead Committee Rolling Stock - RST
Supporting Committee Control Command and Signalling - CCS; Infrastructure - INS; Plant - PLT
Briefing Notes 21 BN24
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