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NR/L2/RMVP/27178

Examination of Pressure Vessels

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Organization: NR
Publication Date: 7 September 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 20
scope:

This standard applies to assets owned or leased by Network Rail, which include

• traction and rolling stock (T&RS)

• on track machines (OTM)

• on track plant (OTP)

• portable transportable mobile plant (PTMP)

• fixed and depot plant

In addition, this standard applies to all Network Rail staff, including agents acting on behalf of Network Rail, involved in the:

a. maintenance of pressure system assets, in particular pressure vessels;

b. operation of pressure system assets, in particular pressure vessels.

 

Purpose

This standard describes the minimum requirements for the maintenance of pressure vessels fitted within mobile and installed pressure systems and to meet the obligations of NR/L1/RMVP/0001.

The management of pressure vessels and associated works, including maintenance, must be in accordance with the latest Pressure System Safety Regulations (PSSR).

By the implementation of this standard, it will assist to mitigate the following risks:

• dangerous use of Network Rail owned or hired in equipment containing pressure vessels 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 pressure vessels without the correct documentation in place; and

• lack of accident management process in place for equipment containing pressure vessels.

 

Document History

NR/L2/RMVP/27178
September 7, 2019
Examination of Pressure Vessels
This standard applies to assets owned or leased by Network Rail, which include • traction and rolling stock (T&RS) • on track machines (OTM) • on track plant (OTP) • portable transportable mobile...
December 1, 2005
Examination of Pressure Vessels (aka NR/L2/RMVP/27178)
Introduction This specification sets down the requirements for pressure vessels.
December 4, 2004
Contract Statutory Examination of Pressure Vessels
Introduction This procedure sets down the principle arrangements for Contract Statutory Examination of Pressure Vessels and provides guidelines to B.R. Managers and Engineering departments who may...

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