B315 Network Rail Standards Issue 131 – NR/L2/TRK/3419

NR/L2/TRK/3419 Level 2 Business Process Lifting, Storing and Transporting Track Materials

Updated to include equations for full range of lengths when lifting equipment.

Compliance Date: 07 December 2024

Purpose: This document provides a process to control the risk of damage to track materials during lifting, storage and transportation.

It was identified following issue 1 that the lifting point tables provided did not work for all lengths of materials, these have been replaced with equations to account for a full range of lengths.

The standard reiterates the importance of not using chains or log grabs for the below activities;

  • Shall not be used on new or serviceable rail

  • Shall not be used on new or serviceable sleepers and bearers

  • Shall not be used on new or serviceable half sets

  • Shall not be used on new or serviceable crossings

  • Shall not be used on new or serviceable panels

 

File name : NRL2TRK3419.pdf

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