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NR/L2/RMVP/1332

Wheelsets and Axle Bearings Manual

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Organization: NR
Publication Date: 7 September 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 91
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This standard specifies the engineering requirements guidance for the management of wheelsets fitted to rail vehicles owned by Network Rail.

All references to 'Network Rail vehicles' in this standard relate to rail vehicles owned, lease funded or procured through a contracted service, furthermore, they may be operated by NR staff or a third party.

Further information on the Network Rail vehicles covered by the manual are listed in the Network Rail 'Rail Vehicle Asset Register'.

Purpose

The implementation of this standard helps to mitigate the following risks:

a) non-compliance with current legislation and regulatory requirements; and

b) operational safety risks on Network Rail managed infrastructure:

• The dangerous use of Network Rail owned or hired in equipment containing wheelsets due to:

     o incorrect work planning

     o operation by non-competent staff

     o poor asset condition

     o misuse of equipment

• operation of rail equipment containing wheelsets without the correct documentation in place; and

• lack of accident management process in place for Equipment containing wheelsets accidents.

This standard is written in accordance with the requirements of NR/L1/RMVP/0001, NR/L2/RMVP/0090, GM/RT 2466, RIS-2766-RST and the associated guidance notes.

Document History

NR/L2/RMVP/1332
September 7, 2019
Wheelsets and Axle Bearings Manual
This standard specifies the engineering requirements guidance for the management of wheelsets fitted to rail vehicles owned by Network Rail. All references to 'Network Rail vehicles' in this...
Wheelset and Axle Bearings Manual
This standard specifies the engineering requirements guidance for the management of wheelsets fitted to rail vehicles owned by Network Rail. This standard applies to all wheelsets and axle bearings...
Wheelset and Axle Bearing Manual
This manual is applicable to all wheelsets and axle bearings fitted to Network Rail rail vehicles where the terms of the lease or hire contract make Network Rail wheelset maintenance standards...
March 6, 2010
Wheelset and Axle Bearing Manual
This manual is applicable to all wheelsets and axle bearings fitted to Network Rail vehicles where the terms of the lease or hire contract make Network Rail wheelset maintenance standards applicable...

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