Management of Existing Buildings & Station Structures (aka NR/SP/CIV/087)
|Publication Date:||1 April 2004|
This Specification applies to all Network Rail owned or managed, Shared or Outside Party Buildings and station structures and other structures that have been assigned Structure Category E in accordance with RT/CE/P/032, and to those appointed by Network Rail to be responsible for the management of such structures.
Guidance on the assignment of an individual structure to Structure Category E is included in Appendix B. The word "structure" in this Specification means any structure that has been assigned Structure Category E.
The group of Network Rail Standards for the Management of Existing Structures is shown in Appendix B of RT/CE/P/032. Within this Specification, references to Specifications within the group of Standards for the Management of Existing Structures are made in relation to the Structure Category i.e. EX(A) to (G) and the Volume number, as well as the Network Rail Standard number.
In respect of Buildings, this Company Standard applies only to the management of structural safety and does not apply to general Building management and maintenance
Health and safety requirements applicable to operational safety are not within the scope of this Specification.
This Specification does not define the organisational and commercial responsibilities for delivering the requirements of the Specification.
The purpose of this Specification is to define the requirements for the management of existing Buildings and station structures on, over or under Network Rail's infrastructure such that there is no unacceptable risk to safety as a result of their condition, use or location.
This Specification contains requirements supplementary to Network Rail Company Standard RT/CE/P/032 - "Managing Existing Structures", in respect of the scope of this Specification. Compliance with this Specification, and with other documents referenced herein, will ensure compliance with RT/CE/P/032 and the Railway Group Standards as listed in Appendix A in respect of the management of structures in the scope of this Specification.