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Rail Plant

Rail Plant

Your mechanised workforce

Introducing new products, keeping up with maintenance or even designing a whole new machine, all in line with safety regulations, takes time and huge resource.

We can reduce your time, cost and risk in getting your on-track machinery, plant or product certified for use on Network Rail infrastructure.

Portable and Transportable Plant

Network Rail is now out-sourcing the assessment of new or modified on track plant and portable/transportable plant for product acceptance to Plant Assessment Bodies (PAB).

  • We are accredited to undertake product acceptance work on behalf Network Rail for all portable and transportable plant.
  • We can help you with your application for your product right through to the assessment to be certified for use on Network Rail infrastructure.

On-Track Plant

  • We have experience across a broad range of road rail vehicles and rail mounted machines and we can certify design, construction, and maintenance changes as well as providing full engineering conformance.
  • We’re an accredited Plant Assessment Body (PAB) for the certification of new or modified on-track plant and on-track machines to Railway Industry Standard 1710-PLT.
  • We’ll provide safety management and independent safety assessment services.

On-Track Machines

  • We’ll provide full Notified Body (NoBo) and Designated Body (DeBo) services; assessing the conformance of new or modified on-track machines against the locomotives and passenger rolling stock (LOC&PAS) and other applicable TSIs and notified national rules, or by using the alternative provision in the LOC&PAS TSI to assess against Railway Group Standards – either route will support an authorisation under the Railways Interoperability Regulations.
  • We can act as an Assessment Body (AB) to assess compliance with the requirements of the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment.
  • We’re an accredited Plant Assessment Body (PAB) for the certification of new or modified on-track plant and on-track machines to Railway Industry Standard 1710-PLT.
  • We can generate Route Compatibility assessments to meet the requirements of Railway Group Standards.
  • On-track machines also require assessment against standards for operation in ‘working mode’ and we have the necessary accreditations to complete this assessment too.
  • We’ll provide safety management and independent safety assessment services (for both working and travelling modes).

 

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