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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…

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Assessment of Compatibility of Rail Vehicle Weights and Underline Bridges
GERT8006 Iss 2
June 2021
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AWS and TPWS Application Requirements

This document sets out requirements and guidance for the application of the United Kingdom (UK) Class B train protection system ‘TPWS’, which…

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AWS and TPWS Application Requirements
RIS-0775-CCS Iss 2
March 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…

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Lineside Signs
GIRT7033 Iss 3
March 2021
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  • Briefing Notes: 1
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  • 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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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…

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The Management of Packet 44 Applications
RIS-0784-CCS Iss 1
December 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 - 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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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Amendments: 3
  • Deviations 26
Guidance on Lineside Signs
GIGN7633 Iss 1
December 2020
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  • 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…

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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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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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Working of on-track machines (OTM)

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a driver of an on-track machine, an operator of an on-track machine or a signaller.

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Working of on-track machines (OTM)
GERT8000-OTM Iss 9
June 2021
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Working Manual for Rail Staff - Freight Train Operations
GORT3056 Iss 5.1
June 2021
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Preparation and working of freight trains

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of the following in relation to freight trains: train driver, guard, shunter or train preparer.

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Working Manual for Rail Staff - Freight Train Operations
GORT3056 Iss 5.1
June 2021
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Working Manual for Rail Staff Handling and Carriage of Dangerous Goods
GORT3053 Iss 6.1
June 2021
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Guidance on the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
GOGN3676 Iss 3
June 2021
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Duties of the person in charge of loading and unloading rail vehicles during engineering work

You will need this handbook if you carry out the duties of the person in charge of loading and unloading rail vehicles during engineering work.

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Working Manual for Rail Staff - Freight Train Operations
GORT3056 Iss 5.1
June 2021
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List of Dangerous Goods and their United Nations Numbers

You will need this handbook if you need to understand what dangerous goods are, how they are classified and the meaning of their warning signs.

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Managing incidents, floods and snow

You will need this module if you carry out the duties of a driver or signaller. You will also need this module if you are likely to be involved in, or…

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Managing incidents, floods and snow
GERT8000-M3 Iss 3.1
June 2021
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Work-site Certificate

This form is used by the Engineering Supervisor to record arrangements for setting up work sites within a possession of a running line.

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Work-site Certificate
Form RT3199 Iss 12-14
December 2020
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Possession Arrangements Form

This form is used by the PICOP to record the arrangements for a possession of a running line.

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Possession Arrangements Form
Form RT3198 Iss 12-14
December 2020
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Signals, Handsignals, Indicators and Signs Handbook

You will need this handbook if you need to understand the meaning of signals, handsignals, indicators and signs.

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Signals, Handsignals, Indicators and Signs Handbook
RS521 Iss 5
December 2020
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Wrong-direction movements

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

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Wrong-direction movements
GERT8000-TW7 Iss 7
December 2020
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Work on signalling equipment - duties of the signalling technician

You will need this handbook if you carry out the duties of a signalling technician.

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Work on signalling equipment - duties of the signalling technician
GERT8000-HB19 Iss 3
December 2020
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Car Stop Markers on Station Platforms

Car Stop Markers on Station Platforms

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Car Stop Markers on Station Platforms
Sign AK104 Iss 2
February 2021
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FTAP Flexible Train Arrival Point

A set of four signs to direct engineering trains or on-track machine to locate the required stopping point within a possession or protection zone when…

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No refuges sign

This document provides design details for BA05 sign - No refuges sign.

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No refuges sign
Sign BA05 Iss 1
July 2019
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End of Emergency special Working

This document provides design details for sign AK215 - End of Emergency Special Working

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Temporary Speed Restriction Repeater Warning Board

This document provides design details for AF03 sign - Temporary speed restriction repeater warning board.

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Temporary speed restriction repeater warning board
Sign AF03 Iss 1
March 2016
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Supplementary sign where crossing is used for animal traffic (PCR diagram 118)

This document provides design details for CC16 sign - Supplementary sign where crossing is used for animal traffic (PCR diagram 118).

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Supplementary sign at crossings where trains pass in excess of 100 mph

This document provides design details for CC01 sign - Supplementary sign at crossings where trains pass in excess of 100 mph.

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Automatic level crossing restriction board

This document provides design details for AH03m sign - Automatic level crossing restriction board.

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Entering and leaving a GSM-R radio zone marker

This document provides design details for DC01 sign - Entering and leaving a GSM-R radio zone marker.

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Lower pantograph

This document provides design details for AJ03 sign - Lower pantograph.

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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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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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