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Master Module Manual

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Master Module Manual
GERM8000-master-module Iss 10
September 2021
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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 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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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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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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Changes to National Operations Publications for December 2021

This document is primarily used to publish minor changes to National Operations Publications (NOPs) and has been re-issued, taking into consideration…

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Changes to National Operations Publications for September 2021
GERT8001 Iss 71
December 2021
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Route Level Assessment of Technical Compatibility between Rail Vehicles and Underline Bridges

This document sets out requirements and guidance for the assessment of compatibility between rail vehicles and underline bridges at route level on the…

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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 Interface Requirements

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

  • Briefing Notes: 1
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AWS and TPWS Interface Requirements
GERT8075 Iss 3
June 2021
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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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Application of human factors within safety management systems

This document provides guidance on the application of human factors principles for railway organisations. It has been developed to support…

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Good Practice Guide on Cognitive and Individual Risk Factors
RS232 Iss 1
March 2021
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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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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.

  • Briefing Notes: 1
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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.

  • Briefing Notes: 1
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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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  • Briefing Notes: 1
  • Impact Assessments 1
  • Deviations 4
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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…

  • Briefing Notes: 1
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Master Module Manual

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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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1 document(s) superseded

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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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
Live Pending Withdrawal
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Changes to National Operations Publications for December 2021

This document is primarily used to publish minor changes to National Operations Publications (NOPs) and has been re-issued, taking into consideration…

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Changes to National Operations Publications for September 2021
GERT8001 Iss 71
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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Observing and obeying signalling indications. Train warning systems. Reporting signalling failures and irregularities

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Observing and obeying fixed signals. Train warning systems. Reporting signalling failures and irregularities
GERT8000-S7 Iss 4
September 2019
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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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ETCS block marker passable plate

This document provides design details for AB09 sign - ETCS block marker passable plate.

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Distant signal sign and identification plate

This document provides design details for AC02 sign - Distant signal sign and identification plate.

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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 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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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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