Track & Civil: Guidelines

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The State in which the document is applicable is shown in the Applicability table.

Note, documents marked with NSW applicability also apply to QLD by default.

Track and Civil Management System back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
ETH-00-01 Buffer Stops and Restraining Devices for Dead End Tracks 02 Jul 12 1.0 Guideline   S W V N Q

Rail back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Material
ETI-01-02 LPG Mixers 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction         N Q
ETI-01-04 P1 Gauges 20 May 08 1.0 Instruction ETM-01-01 S W V N Q
Examination
ETB-01-02 Inspection Recommendation for Aluminothermic SkV-Elite Weld Process 28 Nov 08 1.0 Bulletin   S W V N Q
RC 2400 Rail Defects Handbook 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q
RC 2410 Guidelines for the Assessment of Broken Rails 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q
Maintenance
ETB-01-01 Tamping Machines and Sleeper Spacing 16 May 08 1.0 Bulletin   S W V N Q
RC 2411 Guidelines for Trackside Lubrication 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q
RTS 3655 Maintenance of Mechanical Joints and Examination of Rail Ends in Welded Track 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q

Sleepers and Fastenings back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Maintenance
ETI-02-03 Bolt Maintenance at Switches 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction         N Q

Points and Crossings back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Material
ETI-03-04 Heels in VAE Switches 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction   S W V N Q
Examination
ETI-03-01 Urgent Review of K Crossings on Diamonds 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction         N Q
ETB-03-01 Cracks in 53 kg/m Switches 05 May 08 1.0 Bulletin   S W V N Q
Maintenance
RCSI 030 Tamping Depth for Concrete Turnout Ties 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q

Ballast back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
General
ETI-04-01 Ballast Regulator Blade Cut Out Details for Fastclip Fastenings 08 May 07 1.0 Instructions   S W V N Q
ETH-04-01 Shoulder Ballast Cleaning Guidelines 18 Feb 14 1.0 Guideline   S W V N Q

Track Lateral Stability back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Maintenance
RTS 3648 Maintenance of Welded Track (General) 16 Jan 09 B.0 Manual         N Q
ETN-06-01 Track Stability Hand Book 20 Feb 17 1.0 Guideline ETM-06-08
ETM-06-09
S W V N Q
ETI-06-07 Responding to Buckles 04 July 2017 1.0 Guideline         N Q

Clearances back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
ETI-07-01 Xplorer/Endeavour/XPT Trip Gear Rolling Stock Outline Infringement 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction         N Q

Earthworks & Drainage back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
RTS 3430 Track Reconditioning Guidelines 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q
ETH-10-01 Mud Hole Management Guideline 12 Nov 13 1.2 Guideline   S W V N Q
  Maintaining Subgrade with Trench Drains 15 Dec 03 1.0 Training Presentation   S W V    
  Manual on What to do and What not to do when Performing Subgrade Maintenance 01 May 01 1.0 Training Presentation   S W V    
  Do's and Don'ts of Subgrade Maintenance 15 Dec 03 1.0 Training Presentation   S W V    
RTS 3432 Track Drainage - Inspection and Maintenance     Manual         N Q

Structures back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
EGH-09-01 Structures Repair Guideline 10 Feb 14 1.1   Section 9 S W V N Q
  Structures Repair Guideline - Appendix A                  
  Structures Repair Guideline - Appendix B                  
  Structures Repair Guideline - Appendix C                  
  Structures Repair Guideline - Appendix D                  

Flooding back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
RTS 3433 Track Drainage - Design and Construction 06 Jun 13 A.1 Manual         N Q
RTS 3432 Track Drainage - Inspection and Maintenance 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q

Grade Crossings back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
ETI-16-02 Level Crossings and Low Clearance Vehicles 08 Aug 08 1.0 Instruction         N Q
ETI-16-01 Product Approval Withdrawn for Thermit Rubber Panel Level Crossings 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction   S W V N Q

Right of Way back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Relevant Procedure or Work Instruction Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
RAP 5181 Care and Protection of Underground Pipes and Cables 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual         N Q
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