Inspection and Maintenance of Permanent Way - This standard should only be used for reference to ensure 'The Control of Risk' until the compliance date of its replacement standard is reached, upon which this standard will be withdrawn. The development of all new processes and procedures should be to the replacement standard
|Publication Date:||5 June 2021|
The requirements of the modules in this standard apply to the inspection and maintenance of the following assets on running lines and sidings:
a) plain line track;
b) switches and crossings (S&C).
The scope of the standard excludes Off track assets and closed lines. TMEs and SM[T]s are responsible for implementing the requirements of this standard. Infrastructure Maintenance Engineers (IMEs) are responsible for monitoring compliance with the requirements of this standard.
To prescribe the inspections, limits and actions required to prevent track caused derailments, and
To describe the inspections, limits and actions required to optimise track performance, cost and asset life.