Working Instructions for DC Electrified Lines in the Liverpool Area - Manual
|Publication Date:||7 September 2019|
This standard applies to the 750V DC conductor rail system in the Merseyrail area only.
This module is applicable to all staff working on or near DC electrified lines in the Merseyrail area and its associated sidings and depots, including contractors, Train Operating Company personnel and Traincare Facility personnel.
The purpose of this standard is to set:
- electrical safety requirements for persons working on or near to 3rd rail DC. electrified lines in the Liverpool area that will enable them carry out their duties without risk of danger from the conductor rail to themselves or other persons and
- railway operating and safety requirements that apply specifically to the underground railway in the Liverpool area and
- requirements for working of trains on the 3rd rail DC electrified lines and associated depots and sidings in the Liverpool area
Further requirements are contained in Rule Book Module DC (GE/RT8000/DC).