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					 Forthcoming consultations
 Documents planned for consultation in the next six months

 Updated: 20 April 2011
                                                                                                  Important notes
 Further information                                                                              1. The minimum consultation period is generally 28 calendar days.
 To view the documents currently open for consultation go to:                                     2. The planned dates may change.
 http://www.consultation.rssb.co.uk                                                               3. The Lead Standards Committee (SC) determines the manner in
                                                                                                     which consultation shall be undertaken e.g. the period of
 To view the full RSSB document change programme go to:                                              consultation, or whether a sufficient level of industry consultation
 http://www.rssb.co.uk/SiteCollectionDocuments/pdf/rgs/standards-programme.pdf                       can be undertaken by representations made by Standards
                                                                                                     Committee members (in accordance with the Railway Group
                                                                                                     Standards Code section 5.5.3 and Standards Manual section
 Please email stakeholder@rssb.co.uk if you wish to be notified when particular
                                                                                                     9.4.2(b).)
 documents become open for consultation.

 Month                                         Document reference                  Document name
 Approximate month for start of
 consultation. Confirmed dates provided
 when available.

 Project name
 March 2011
 Braking Principles for Rail                   GM/RT2045 - Issue 3 - Small Scale
                                                                                   Braking Principles for Rail Vehicles
 Vehicles                                      Change
 24/03/2011 - 03/05/2011
 April 2011
 National Operations                           GE/RT8000/S5 - Issue 4              Passing a signal at danger
 Publications                                  GE/RT8000/TW1 & TW2 (Publish
                                                                                   Preparation and movement of trains: General / multiple-unit passenger trains
 04/04/2011 – 05/05/2011                       in AM)
                                                                                   Preparation and movement of trains: Defective or isolated vehicles and on-train
                                               GE/RT8000/TW5 - (Publish in AM)
                                                                                   equipment
 May 2011
 Staff suitability and fitness                                                     Recommendations for Train Movement - Staff Suitability and Fitness
                                               GO/RC3561 - Issue 4
                                                                                   Requirements
                                               GO/RT3451 - Issue 3                 Train Movement - Staff Suitability and Fitness Requirements
                                               GE/GN8511 - Withdrawal              Guidance for Railway Undertakings on Track Safety
                                               GO/GN3655 - Issue 1                 Guidance on medical fitness for railway safety critical workers



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 Month                                         Document reference                Document name
 Approximate month for start of
 consultation. Confirmed dates provided
 when available.

 Project name
 June 2011
 CCS - General                                 RIS-0386-CCS - Issue 1            Framework for the design of infrastructure facilities and layouts
 Amendment to AWS track/                       GE/RT8035 - Issue 2               Requirements for a train protection and warning system (TPWS)
 train interface parameters
 Fitness and medical                           GE/GN8570 Guidance on the
 requirements                                  Management of Drugs and Alcohol   Guidance on the Management of Drugs and Alcohol (Issue 2)
                                               (Issue 2)
 July 2011
 Amendment to AWS track/                       GE/RT8030 - Issue 4               Requirements for a train protection and warning system (TPWS)
 train interface parameters
 Communication of Urgent                       New GN - Issue 1 / or non-
 Operating Advice                              mandatory appendix on             Guidance on GO/RT3350 Communication of Urgent Operating Advice
                                               GORT3350
 Good practice guides                          RS504 - Issue 1                   Fatigue management
 Vehicle - Other                               RIS-2705-RST - Issue 1            New RIS on the Crippling and Release of Freight Wagons
 August 2011
 Signal and Phone                              GE/RT8101 - Issue 1               Signal Visibility and Readability
 Positioning                                   GK/GN8601- Issue 1                Guidance on Signal Visibility and Readability
                                               GE/RT8034 - Withdrawal            Maintenance of signal visibility
                                               GE/RT8037 - Withdrawal            Signal positioning and visibility
                                               GE/GN8537 - Withdrawal            Guidance on Signal positioning and visibility
                                               GE/RT8048 - Withdrawal            Positioning and labelling of lineside telephones
 Communication Systems -                                                         Guidance on Providing Facilities for Emergency Voice Communication with
                                               GE/GN8521 - Withdrawal
 Between Duty Holders                                                            Control Rooms
                                               GE/RT8021 - Withdrawal            Facilities for emergency voice communications with control rooms
                                               GK/RT0186 - Withdrawal            Safety requirements of signal post telephone systems
                                               New RGS - Issue 1                 New RGS on Communications between duty holders
                                               New GN - Issue 1                  New GN on Communications between duty holders


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 Month                                         Document reference   Document name
 Approximate month for start of
 consultation. Confirmed dates provided
 when available.

 Project name
 September 2011
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