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Master Module Manual

The Rule Book manuals have been produced to provide end-users with access to the content of the Rule Book that is relevant to their roles, e.g.…

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Master Module Manual
GERM8000-master-module Iss 10
September 2021
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AC Electrified Lines

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a train driver, guard, shunter, designated person (DP), signaller, crossing keeper or person…

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AC Electrified Lines
GERT8000-AC Iss 6
September 2020
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AC electrified lines

This handbook is for those personnel who need to go on the operational railway in an AC electrified area to carry out their duties.

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AC electrified lines
GERT8000-HB16 Iss 4
September 2018
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DC electrified lines

This handbook is for those personnel who need to go on the operational railway in an DC electrified area to carry out their duties.

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DC electrified lines
GERT8000-HB17 Iss 4
December 2021
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DC Electrified Lines

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a train driver, guard, shunter, designated person (DP), signaller, crossing keeper in DC…

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DC electrified lines
GERT8000-DC Iss 4
September 2015
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Engineering Design of On-Track Machines in Running Mode

This document sets out requirements for the design of on-track machines (OTMs) in running mode.

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Engineering Design of On-Track Machines in Running Mode
GMRT2400 Iss 6.1
December 2021
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Data Recorders on Trains

This document sets out engineering requirements and guidance for the provision and functionality of data recorders on trains.

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Data Recorders on Trains
RIS-2472-RST Iss 1
December 2021
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Rule Book Module Issue History

This document contains updates to align with changes to Rule Book module issues (GERT8000).

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Rule Book Module Issue History
GERT8000-Issue Iss 33
September 2021
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Rule Book Handbook Issue History

This document contains updates to align with changes to Rule Book Handbook issues (GERT8000).

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Rule Book Handbook Issue History
GERT8000-Issue HB Iss 14
September 2021
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Rule Book Briefing Leaflet

Each issue of the Rule Book Briefing Leaflet contains a summary of the changes being introduced to GERT8000.

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Rule Book Briefing Leaflet
GERT8000-RBBL Iss 36
September 2021
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Axle Bearing Maintenance

This document sets out requirements and guidance for the maintenance of axle bearing with respect to maintenance policies, plans and competence.It…

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Guidance on Axle Bearing Maintenance
GMGN2646 Iss 1
December 2020
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Signing of Permissible Speeds

This document sets out requirements, rationale and guidance for signing of permissible speeds on the Great Britain (GB) mainline railway.

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Signing of Permissible Speeds
RIS-0734-CCS Iss 1
December 2020
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Controlling the Speed of Tilting Trains through Curves
RIS-8012-CCS Iss 1
September 2017
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Application of Standard Vehicle Gauges

This document defines standard vehicle gauges and the associated application rules for rolling stock and for infrastructure.

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Requirements for the Application of Standard Vehicle Gauges.
GERT8073 Iss 3
March 2021
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Guidance on Gauging and Platform Distances
GEGN8573 Iss 4
December 2015
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Requirements for the Size of Vehicles and Position of Equipment
GMRT2173 Iss 2
March 2020
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Car Stop Markers Provision on Station Platforms

This document sets out the industry-agreed requirements and guidance for the design, positioning and use of car stop markers on station platforms on…

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Lineside Operational Signs

This document sets out requirements and guidance for the application of the lineside operational signs published in the RSSB catalogue, and the…

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Lineside Signs
GIRT7033 Iss 3
March 2021
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Guidance on Lineside Signs
GIGN7633 Iss 1
December 2020
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Index for Lineside Signs
GIGN7634 Iss 1.1
December 2020
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Lineside Operational Signs - Product Requirements

This document sets of the requirements of lineside operational signs that support technical compatibility with rail vehicle exterior lighting and…

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Lineside Signs
GIRT7033 Iss 3
March 2021
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Guidance on Lineside Signs
GIGN7633 Iss 1
December 2020
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Issue and management of cab passes

This document sets out the requirements for the provision of cab passes and the methods of issuing and controlling them. Guidance on the suitability…

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Non-Railborne Plant Used for Infrastructure Work

This document sets out engineering requirements and guidance for non-railborne plant designed or adapted for railway use and also for other…

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Rail Industry Standard for Portable and Transportable Plant Used for Infrastructure Work
RIS-1701-PLT Iss 4
June 2020
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Preparation for and Operation during Winter

This document gives guidance on the preparation of infrastructure and rolling stock for winter and their subsequent operation during frost, ice and…

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Guidance on Preparation for and Operation during Winter
GEGN8628 Iss 1
June 2020
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Requirements for Driving Cabs of Railway Vehicles

This document sets out national technical rules for driving cabs of railway vehicles on visibility from within, emergency exit dimensions and…

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Requirements for Driving Cabs of Railway Vehicles
GMRT2161 Iss 1
September 2020
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Environment Inside Railway Vehicles (Audibility of detonators)
GMRT2160 Iss 4
September 2020
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Signal reminder board

This document provides design details for AK101 sign - Signal reminder board.

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Electrical hazard: warnings to the public

This document provides design details for CB01 sign - Electrical hazard: warnings to the public.

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Level crossing warning sign

This document provides design details for AH01 sign - Level crossing warning sign.

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Neutral section indication board

This document provides design details for AJ02 sign - Neutral section indication board.

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Line identification board

This document provides design details for AK103 sign - Line identification board.

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Warnings

This document provides design details for BA02 sign - Warnings.

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Termination of AWS gap

This document provides design details for AA02 sign - Termination of AWS gap.

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Termination of special AWS working

This document provides design details for AA04 sign - Termination of special AWS working.

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Permanently installed AWS cancelling indicator

This document provides design details for AA05 sign - Permanently installed AWS cancelling indicator

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Indication of start of cab-signalling

This document provides design details for AB02 sign - Indication of start of cab-signalling.

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Code of Practice for Route Knowledge within Possessions

This Code of Practice contains guidance and generic good practice for the management of route knowledge for train drivers within a possession. It sets…

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Code of Practice for Route Knowledge within Possessions
COP0128 Iss 1
December 2021
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Code of Practice for Management of Sidings Safety Surveys

This Code of Practice covers the operational risk and hazards associated with stabling and maintaining OTM / trains within sidings that have been…

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Autumn Poster 2021

This poster details the actions to be taken when rail adhesion is worse than would be expected. Also what to do when asked to make a controlled test…

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Autumn Poster 2019
Poster OTM1 Iss 4
September 2021
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Code of Practice for Loose Materials on OTMs

This Code of Practice details the action to be taken to safely store loose material on an on-track machine.

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Code of Practice for Brake Testing of RRVs

This Code of Practice details the testing of the braking system of OTP excluding Trolleys during routine maintenance examination to be carried out by…

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Code of Practice for Brake Testing of RRVs
COP0025 Iss 3
September 2021
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Code of Practice for Planning for the Use of Mobile Operated Plant

This Code of Practice details minimum requirements for planning for the use of mobile operated plant excluding lifting operations.  It applies to…

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Code of Practice for Planning for the Use of Non-rail Mounted Plant

This Code of Practice details minimum requirements for planning and mitigating the risks when delivering work using non rail mounted plant that could…

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Code of Practice for Hydraulic Hose In-use Repair

This Code of Practice details the details the action to be taken following the failure of  hydraulic hose(s) on an on-track machine (OTM).

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Code of Practice for Hydraulic Hose In-use Repair
COP0043 Iss 1
March 2021
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Code of Practice for Safe use of Quick Hitches

This Code of Practice identifies the types of quick hitches as categorised by the HSE and details the safety issues and provides safe systems of work…

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Code of Practice for Safe use of Quick Hitches
COP0021 Iss 4
March 2021
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Code of Practice for Defect Reporting for OTP, Plant and Equipment

This Code of Practice details the systems to have in place so that all safety related defects are reported and that other reported defects are checked…

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