Placement of Speedboards
This course is intended to provide delegates with a full understanding in the correct storage, transportation and placement of warning equipment relating to Temporary and Emergency Speed Restrictions in accordance with Network Rail specification and Railway Standards.
At the end of this course the delegates will: –
- Have a clear understanding of the requirements detailed in the Railway Group Standards, Network Rail Company Standards and Trackwork Instructions relating to TSRs and ESRs
- Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the types of Warning Boards, Indicators and Termination Boards to use in certain situations
- Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the types of Automatic Warning Systems employed
- Have an understanding of the design criteria utilised in the setting up of TSRs and ESRs in given situations
- Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding in the correct storage and transportation of AWS Magnets, Warning and Termination Boards and Indicators
- Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the installation of AWS Magnets, Warning and Termination Boards and Indicators in accordance with a design drawing or specific instruction
- Be able to demonstrate a theoretical and practical understanding in the correct transportation and placement of all warning boards and indicators
2 days, including theoretical and practical assessments.
There are no particular educational pre-requisites for the course. The delegates must, however, be in possession of a valid COSS certificate.
Personal Protective Equipment
This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line and therefore, he/she MUST be in possession of:-
- Valid P. T. S. Card
- Protective “all orange” High Visibility Clothing to BS EN 471:2003
- Safety Footwear to BS EN ISO 20345:2004
- Safety Helmet (white) to BS EN 397:1995
- General Purpose Gloves to BS EN388:2121
- Safety Glasses to BS EN 166 and of Optical Class 1 with Impact Resistance F
A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to the delegate on successful completion of both theoretical and practical assessments.