NR/L3/CPR/305 ISSUE 1
How to Change Utility Supplies
|Publication Date:||3 December 2011|
This Network Rail standard specifies how to:
1. appoint the Network Rail approved supplier for new utility supplies;
2. install the correct type of metering to minimise Network Rail's utility cost;
3. upgrade existing supplies;
4. change the use of supplies;
5. disconnect redundant supplies.
This Network Rail standard covers all non-traction supplies where Network Rail pay for the ongoing cost of the utility.
It applies to all Network Rail employees who undertake work on the network, and to those suppliers/contractor
NOTE 1 This standard applies to third party supplies e.g. a Train Operating Company (TOC), with the exception that the third party appoints a preferred supplier.
NOTE 2 The Network Rail Business Space contact holds information about Business Space suppliers as specified on Form NR/L3/CPR/305/F006 Utility Contact List.
The purpose of this Network Rail standard is to:
1. reduced the likelihood of supply disconnections which would disrupt the operational railway;
2. identify the Network Rail approved supplier for new utility supplies;
3. identify the correct type of metering to minimise Network Rail's utility cost;
4. reduce the lead times in developing and implementing new utility connections;
5. identify available utility capacity for new utility connections and requirements for increased capacity at other locations;
6. improve the accuracy of the asset information held in the Railway Energy Database (RED).
New Forms published on 1 June 2016