NR/L2/OPS/250 ISSUE 8
Network Rail National Emergency Plan
|Publication Date:||5 June 2021|
This standard specifies the actions to be implemented in the event of a planned or unplanned incident on or affecting Network Rail controlled assets which requires a formal command structure to be implemented.
Where additional or separate arrangements apply to a specific location, details are provided within site specific plans.
Where additional or separate arrangements apply or actions are required due to specific incident types or crises, details are provided within the relevant modules of the National Emergency Plan. See NR/L3/OPS/250/09 for additional actions relating to terrorism. For additional actions relating to a crisis declaration see NR/L3/OPS/250/10
This standard sets out the arrangements in place to provide an effective response to accidents, incidents, emergencies or crises on or affecting Network Rail controlled assets across Great Britain. It sets out the responsibilities of Network Rail, and it also outlines the responsibilities of passenger / freight operating companies and other interfacing organisations in relation to this plan. It enables Network Rail to comply with the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act (2004) as a Category 2 responder.