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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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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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Provisional ERTMS SPAD Data Collection Form (Railway Undertaking)

Infrastructure managers and railway undertakings shall use the RT3119 designated Provisional SPAD Data Collection forms when investigating signals…

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Provisional SPAD Data Collection Form (Railway Undertaking)

Infrastructure managers and railway undertakings shall use the GORT3119 designated Provisional SPAD Data Collection forms when investigating signals…

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Provisional SPAD Data Collection Form (Railway Undertaking)
Form RT3119-B Iss 8
December 2021
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Supplier Assurance

This document is a standard for the generation of supplier assurance during the procurement cycle for products and services, for use in the GB rail…

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Supplier Assurance
RIS-2750-RST Iss 1
December 2021
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Vehicle Registration, Marking and Numbering

This document sets out requirements  for the registration, marking and numbering of rail vehicles operating on the Great Britain (GB) mainline…

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Vehicle Registration, Marking and Numbering
RIS-2453-RST Iss 2
December 2021
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Guidance Note on the Management of Electrical Risk Related to Operational Tasks on Electrified Lines

This document provides railway undertakings and infrastructure managers (station operators) with guidance on the management and assessment of…

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Track to Train RFID Compatibility

This document sets out requirement sfor RFID compatibility between train and track, including management of application codes.

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Track to Train RFID Compatibility
RIS-2795-RST Iss 2.1
December 2021
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Vehicle Fire Safety

This document sets out National Technical Rules for the design of rail vehicles for fire safety.

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Vehicle Fire Safety
GMRT2130 Iss 5
September 2021
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Vehicle Fire Safety and Evacuation

This document sets out requirements and guidance for rail vehicle fire safety arrangements, including vehicle design, maintenance and servicing, and…

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Vehicle Fire Safety and Evacuation
RIS-2730-RST Iss 1
September 2021
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Possession of a running line for engineering work

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a driver or signaller.

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Possession of a running line for engineering work
GERT8000-T3 Iss 9
December 2021
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Duties of the person in charge of the possession (PICOP)

You will need this handbook if you carry out the duties of the PICOP.

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Duties of the person in charge of the possession (PICOP)
GERT8000-HB11 Iss 8
December 2021
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Safe work leader (SWL) blocking a line

You will need this handbook if you carry out the duties of a IWA, COSS or PC blocking a line.

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Safe work leader (SWL) blocking a line
GERT8000-HB21 Iss 4
December 2021
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Working single and bi-directional lines by pilotman

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a pilotman, driver or signaller.

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Working single and bi-directional lines by pilotman
GERT8000-P2 Iss 5
December 2021
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Absolute block regulations

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a signaller in an absolute block area.

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Absolute block regulations
GERT8000-TS3 Iss 6
December 2021
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Passing a signal at danger or an end of authority (EoA) without a movement authority (MA)

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a pilotman, driver or signaller.

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Passing a signal at danger or an end of authority (EoA) without a movement authority (MA)
GERT8000-S5 Iss 9
December 2021
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Observing and obeying signalling indications. Train warning systems. Reporting signalling failures and irregularities

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a driver, person controlling train movements, shunter or signaller.

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Possession Workers 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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Possession Workers Manual
GERM8000-possessionworkers Iss 6
December 2021
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General duties and track safety for track workers

This handbook is for those personnel who need to go on the operational railway to carry out their duties, with the exception of a train driver, guard,…

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General duties and track safety for track workers
GERT8000-HB1 Iss 6
December 2021
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General duties of an individual working alone (IWA)

This handbook is for those personnel with general duties of an individual working alone (IWA).

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General duties of an individual working alone (IWA)
GERT8000-HB6 Iss 6
December 2021
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Warnings

This document provides design details for BA02 sign - Warnings.

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Access prohibited sign

This document provides design details for BA03 sign - Access prohibited sign.

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Signs at access points - information

This document provides design details for BC01 sign - Signs at access points - information.

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Danger from passing trains

This document provides design details for CA01 sign - Danger from passing trains.

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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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Indication of end of cab-signalling

This document provides design details for AB03 sign - Indication of end of cab-signalling.

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Cab signalling shunt entry board

This document provides design details for AB05 sign - Cab signalling shunt entry board.

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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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