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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.

  • Briefing Notes: 1

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Engineering Design of On-track Machines in Running Mode
GMRT2400 Iss 6
September 2021
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Amendments: 1
  • Deviations 2
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Single line working

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

  • Impact Assessments: 1

1 document(s) superseded

Single line working
GERT8000-P1 Iss 6
September 2015
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
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Station duties and train dispatch

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a driver, a guard, a person in charge (PIC) of dispatch or staff responsible for train…

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1 document(s) superseded

Station duties and train dispatch
GERT8000-SS1 Iss 6
September 2018
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Deviations 4
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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…

1 document(s) superseded

Autumn Poster 2019
Poster OTM1 Iss 4
September 2021
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Format for Infrastructure Gauging Data

This document sets out requirements for the format of infrastructure data for the purposes of gauging compatibility assessment.

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1
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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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1 document(s) superseded

Master Module Manual
GERM8000-master-module Iss 9.1
June 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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1 document(s) superseded

Observing and obeying fixed signals. Train warning systems. Reporting signalling failures and irregularities
GERT8000-S7 Iss 4
September 2019
Live Pending Withdrawal
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Duties of a designated person (DP) and people working on rail vehicles

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a designated person or person working on a rail vehicle.

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1 document(s) superseded

Duties of a designated person (DP) and people working on rail vehicles
GERT8000-T10 Iss 4
September 2014
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
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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
March 2021
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Guidance on the Application of the Locomotives and Passenger Rolling Stock NTSN

This document gives guidance on interpreting the requirements of the Locomotives and Passenger Rolling Stock National Technical Specification Notice…

  • Briefing Notes: 1

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Guidance on the Locomotives and Passenger Rolling Stock TSI
GMGN2615 Iss 2.1
September 2021
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AWS and TPWS Interface Requirements

This document defines the track/train interface requirements for the United Kingdom (UK) Class B train protection system ‘TPWS’, which comprises the…

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AWS and TPWS Interface Requirements
GERT8075 Iss 3
June 2021
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
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Route Availability Number for Assessment of Compatibility between Rail Vehicles and Underline Bridges

This document sets out requirements for the derivation and use of the Route Availability number for the assessment of compatibility between the static…

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1

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Assessment of Compatibility of Rail Vehicle Weights and Underline Bridges
GERT8006 Iss 2
June 2021
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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…

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1

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Lineside Signs
GIRT7033 Iss 3
March 2021
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Amendments: 3
  • Deviations 26
Guidance on Lineside Signs
GIGN7633 Iss 1
December 2020
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Amendments: 2
Index for Lineside Signs
GIGN7634 Iss 1.1
December 2020
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
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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.

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1

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Requirements for the Application of Standard Vehicle Gauges.
GERT8073 Iss 3
March 2021
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Amendments: 1
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  • Deviations 1
Size of Vehicles and Position of Equipment
GMRT2173 Iss 3
December 2019
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  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Deviations 1
Guidance on Gauging and Platform Distances
GEGN8573 Iss 4
December 2015
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
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The Management of Packet 44 Applications

This document sets out requirements on the management of packet 44 of the European Train Control System (ETCS) data protocol for national…

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1

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The Management of Packet 44 Applications
RIS-0784-CCS Iss 1
December 2020
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
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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 - Product Requirements

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

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1
  • Deviations 1

2 document(s) superseded

Lineside Signs
GIRT7033 Iss 3
March 2021
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Amendments: 3
  • Deviations 26
Guidance on Lineside Signs
GIGN7633 Iss 1
December 2020
Withdrawn
  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Amendments: 2
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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…

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1

1 document(s) superseded

Guidance on Axle Bearing Maintenance
GMGN2646 Iss 1
December 2020
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
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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.

  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments: 1

2 document(s) superseded

Signing of Permissible Speeds
RIS-0734-CCS Iss 1
December 2020
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
Controlling the Speed of Tilting Trains through Curves
RIS-8012-CCS Iss 1
September 2017
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
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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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General signalling regulations

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

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General signalling regulations
GERT8000-TS1 Iss 14
September 2020
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
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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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1 document(s) superseded

Passing a signal at danger or an end of authority (EoA) without a movement authority (MA)
GERT8000-S5 Iss 9
September 2020
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
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General duties of a controller of site safety (COSS)

This handbook is for those personnel who have the general duties of a controller of site safety (COSS).

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General duties of a controller of site safety (COSS)
GERT8000-HB7 Iss 7
September 2020
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IWA, COSS or PC 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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IWA, COSS or PC blocking a line
GERT8000-HB8 Iss 7
September 2018
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Deviations 2
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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,…

  • Impact Assessments: 1

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General duties and track safety for track workers
GERT8000-HB1 Iss 6
March 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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1 document(s) superseded

Working single and bi-directional lines by pilotman
GERT8000-P2 Iss 5
September 2019
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
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Speeds

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

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1 document(s) superseded

Speeds
GERT8000-SP Iss 5
September 2015
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  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Deviations 7
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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
September 2020
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  • Impact Assessments 1
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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.

  • Impact Assessments: 1
  • Deviations 1

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Absolute block regulations
GERT8000-TS3 Iss 6
September 2015
Live Pending Withdrawal
  • Impact Assessments 1
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Shunting

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

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Shunting
GERT8000-SS2 Iss 5.1
August 2021
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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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Start / end of cab signalling directional arrows

This document provides design details for AB07 sign - Start / end of cab signalling directional arrows.

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ETCS stop marker

This document provides design details for AB08 sign - ETCS stop marker.

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Controlled signal identification plate

This document provides design details for AC01 sign - Controlled signal identification plate.

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Warning of the start of cab-signalling

This document provides design details for AB01 sign - Warning of the start of cab-signalling.

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Intermediate block home signal sign and identification plate

This document provides design details for AC05 sign - Intermediate block home signal sign and identification plate.

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Commencement of special AWS working

This document provides design details for AA03 sign - Commencement of special AWS.

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TVM block marker

This document provides design details for AB04 sign - TVM block marker.

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Radio electronic token block: loop clear marker

This document provides design details for AB06 sign - Radio electronic token block: loop clear marker.

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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…

1 document(s) superseded

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…

1 document(s) superseded

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…

1 document(s) superseded

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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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Code of Practice for Control of Mobile Communication Equipment Use in Driving Cabs

This Code of Practice contains requirements and guidance for the control of mobile communication equipment use in the driving cabs of trains. It sets…

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Code of Practice for OTM Route Conducting Policy

This Code of Practice contains guidance for OTM driver’s route conducting or being conducted and to assist in the improvement of driver safety…

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