Track & Civil: Work Instructions

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Mandatory requirements exist within documents published under Procedures and Work Instructions.

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This page contains documents that are currently called Manuals and Engineering Instructions.

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.

General back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Operate
RC 4703 Track Machines - Safe Procedures for Starting and Moving 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q

Rail back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
General
ETI-01-01 Testing and Marking of Rail Closures 16 Jan 09 1.1 Instruction       N Q
Construction
RCSI 019 Rail Installation - Cleaning of Rail Head 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
ETW-01-04 Adjusting Plain Line Jointed Rail 14 Aug 14 1.1 Work Instruction S W V N Q
ETW-01-05 Stressing Plain Line CWR 31 May 16 1.1 Work Instruction S W V N Q
Examination
ETN-01-04 Manual for Non-Destructive Testing of Rail 07 Jul 09 1.3 Manual S W V N Q
RAP 5138 Inspection of Insulated Joints - Procedure 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
RAP 5139 Inspection of Rail Wear - Procedure 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
RAP 5140 Inspection and Maintenance of Rail Lubricators - Procedure 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
Maintenance
RTS 3602 Aluminothermic Welding Manual 07 Jun 13 1.0 Manual       N Q
ETN-01-02 Rail Grinding Manual for Plain Track 21 May 08 1.1 Manual S W V N Q
RAP 5393 Field Welding - Alignment Defects 16 Jan 09 1.1 Manual       N Q
RTS 3643 Field Loading and Unloading of Welded Rails 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
RTS 3646 Continuous Welded Rail - Control of Creep 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
RTS 3733 Rail Repair using Wire Feed Welding 16 Jan 09 B.0 Manual       N Q
RTS 3734 Wire Feed Welding Manual 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
RAP 5391 Aluminothermic Welds - Identification, recording and reporting
Note - ETW0106F-01 Weld Return Form is to be progressively implemented until 30 June 2019. While RAP 5391 is being used during the implementation period, only information required in ETW0106F-01 is mandatory.
09 Apr 13 1.2 Manual       N Q

Sleepers and Fastenings back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
General
ETI-02-04 Use of Reclaimed Sleeper Plates 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction       N Q
Material
ETI-02-05 Procurement of Spring Fastening Spikes, Additional Requirements to AS 1085.13-2002 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction       N Q
Examination
RAP 5108 Sleeper Inspection for Renewal Programs 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q

Points and Crossings back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
General
ETI-03-05 Manganese Steel Fixed Nose Crossings 07 Aug 07 1.0 Instruction S W V N Q
Construction
ETN-03-01 50kg Dual Gauge Turnouts and Gauge Separations - Construction and Maintenance Manual 19 Jun 08 1.0 Manual S W V N Q
ETW-03-01 Using Temporary Take Offs 14 Jun 13 1.1 Work Instruction S W V N Q
Maintenance
RC 2304 Field Replacement of RBM Crossing Inserts 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q

Track Lateral Stability back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Examination
ETI-06-08 Track SFT Measurement by VERSE 09 Jul 18 1.2 Work Instruction S W V N Q

Clearances back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Construction
ETI-07-02 Track Centres for New Construction Works 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction       N Q
ETI-07-04 Operation of MVM (John Holland) Pony Track Laying Machine on Adjacent Track (North South Upgrade Project) 28 May 07 1.0 Instruction     V N  
Examination
RAP 5135 Inspection of Track Clearances - Procedure 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q

Flooding back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
General
RAP 5221 Preparation for Flood Emergencies 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q

Electrical Infrastructure back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Operate
ETI-14-01 Trip Gear - Track Magnets (XPT and Explorer Trains) 08 May 07 1.0 Instruction       N Q

Grade Crossings back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
Examination
RAP 5141 Inspection of Level Crossings - procedure 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
Maintenance
ETW-16-01 Level Crossing Flangeway and Field Side Relief Asphalt Repair 11 May 16 1.0 Work Instruction S W V N Q

Right of Way back to top

Number Title Last Updated Version
Document Type
Applicability
       
(under current document structure)
SA (S) WA (W) VIC (V) NSW (N) QLD (Q)
General
RAP 6831 Cutting Firebreaks and Burning Off on Railway Land 31 Mar 06 A.0 Manual       N Q
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