Network Rail Hanbooks

Support Documents

These are useful documents for people who have completed one of our courses, please download those you find of interest.
Handbooks

Handbook 1 General duties and track safety for track workers
Handbook 2 Instructions for track workers who use emergency protection equipment
Handbook 3 Duties of the lookout and site warden
Handbook 4 Duties of a points operator and route-setting agent moving and securing points by hand
Handbook 5 Handsignalling duties
Handbook 6 General duties of an individual working alone (IWA)
Handbook 7 General duties of a controller of site safety (COSS)
Handbook 8 IWA, COSS or PC blocking a line
Handbook 9 IWA or COSS setting up safe systems of work within possessions
Handbook 10 Duties of the COSS or SWL and person in charge when using a hand trolley
Handbook 11 Duties of the person in charge of the possession(PICOP)
Handbook 12 Duties of the engineering supervisor (ES) or safe work leader (SWL) in a possession
Handbook 13 Duties of the person in charge of the siding possession (PICOS)
Handbook 14 Duties of the person in charge of loading and unloading rail vehicles during engineering work
Handbook 15 Duties of the machine controller (MC) and on-track plant operator
Handbook 16 AC electrified lines
Handbook 17 DC electrified lines
Handbook 18 Duties of a click here level crossing attendant
Handbook 19 Work on signalling equipment - duties of the signalling technician
Handbook 20 General duties of a safe work leader (SWL) working outside a possession
Handbook 21 Safe work leader (SWL)blocking a line

Handbooks - ERTMS

Handbook 11 Duties of the person in charge of the possession (PICOP) on ERTMS lines where lineside signals are not provided
Handbook 12 ERTMS Duties of the engineering supervisor (ES) or safe work leader (SWL) in a possession on ERTMS lines where lineside signals are not provided
Handbook 9 IWA or COSS setting up safe systems of work within possessions on ERTMS lines where lineside signals are not provided
ERTMS level 2 train signalling regulations
Possession of an ERTMS running line for engineering work where lineside signals are not provided
Handbook 15 Duties of the machine controller (MC) and ontrack plant operator on ERTMS lines where lineside signals are not provided

Keypoints

Controller of site safety, Individual working alone, Protection controller (COSS, IWA, PC)
Handsignaller (AOD HS)
Lookout/Site Warden (LKT)
Points Operator (AOD PO)
OLE A.C. Electrical Isolations level B (Authorised Person)
Engineering Supervisor (ES)
Level Crossing Attendant (AOD LXA)
OLE A.C. Electrical Isolations Level A (Nominated Person)
Person In Charge Of Possession (PICOP)
Possession Support
Working Near Or Adjacent To A Dc Conductor Rail (DCCR)
Personal Track Safety (PTS)
Safe System Of Work Planner (SSOWP)

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