• What type of Equipment are you Inspecting?

Track Items

  • 1) Is the area around the points adequately free from debris, fire risks and scrap material? (Operational and Occupational Risks)

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  • 2) Are the switches and stock rail in an acceptable condition? (Chipping and lipping)

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  • 3) Are the rail fastenings in place and secure?

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  • 4) Are the rail base plates secure?

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  • 5) Are the stock rail bolts securely in place?

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  • 6) Are the switch rollers secure and effective?

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  • 7) Are the slide chairs lubricated / clean with even wear?

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  • 8) Are the sleepers in reasonable condition?

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  • 9) Is the track bed in a reasonable state?

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  • 10) Is temporary packing (If fitted) within specification?

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Point Machines (Internal)

  • 11) Are all the cable glands intact and effective?

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  • 12) Are the internal wires undamaged, free from degradation and securely terminated?

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  • 13) Are all terminals free from damage and has protection been applied?

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  • 14) Are the motor and detection contacts in good condition? (I.e. no signs of excessive wear, arcing or contamination)

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  • 15) Are the drainage holes clear and is machine free from water?

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  • 16) Are the mechanical parts adequately lubricated?

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  • 17) Is the level of cleanliness adequate?

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  • 18) Are the internal heaters working?

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Point Machines (External & Fittings)

  • 19) Is the machine secure? (Check holding down bolts)

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  • 20) Are all the covers intact and free from damage?

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  • 21) Is the machine casting free from cracks?

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  • 22) Is the point drive square and free from cracks?

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  • 23) Are the lock and detector rods free from damage and secure?

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  • 24) Are the extension pieces undamaged and secure?

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  • 25) Has adequate lubrication been applied?

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  • 26) Is the level of cleanliness adequate?

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Stretcher Bars

  • 35) Is the lock stretcher secure and free from breakage, cracks and damage?

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  • 36) Are the other stretcher bars secure and free from breakage, cracks and damage?

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  • 37) Are the adjustable stretcher bars symmetrically aligned, nuts and lock nuts in place and all secure?

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  • 38) Is the condition of insulations in good order?

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  • 39) Is the level of cleanliness adequate?

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Supplementary Drive

  • 40) Are the lugs secure and in good condition?

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  • 41) Are the drive rods squarely set up with escapement property set and secure?

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  • 42) Is the rodding run between cranks square, secure, free from obstruction with no signs of damage?

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  • 43) Are the cranks in good condition and adequately lubricated?

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  • 44) Are the cranks positioned correctly to achieve proper motion?

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Supplementary Detectors

  • 45) Are the detection rods free from damage and secure?

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  • 46) Any detection boxes (external) intact and secure?

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  • 47) Any detection boxes (internal) intact and secure?

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  • 48) Are all the cable glands intact and effective?

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  • 49) Are the internal wires undamaged, free from degradation and securely terminated?

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  • 50) Are all the terminals free from damage and has protection been applied?

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Miscellaneous

  • 51) Are the point numbers in place / secure?

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  • 52) Are the correct padlocks fitted?

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  • 53) Are all the covers intact and free from damage?

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  • 54) Are the tail cables secure and free from damage?

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Dynamic Inspection of Points

  • 55) Check for signs that the switch rails ride evenly on all slide chairs.

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  • 56) Observe no excessive movement when train passes over points.

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  • 57) Observe that there is no excessive wear in components whilst points are being operated.

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  • 58) Measure the switch openings.

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  • 59) Undertake a FPL test and check compliance to specifications.

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  • 60) Undertake a detection test and check compliance to specifications.

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  • 61) Check the free-wheel clearance is to specification.

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  • 62) Undertake a supplementary drive test and check compliance to specifications.

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  • 63) Where fitted carry out a supplementary detection test and check compliance to specifications.

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Additional Maintenance Issues

  • 64) Check rectification work arising from failure, defect reports or SIN actions have been completed.

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  • 65) Check that defects identified in this inspection are recorded with correct prioritisation rating within the the defect management system. Take appropriate action as required.

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  • 66) Is the current maintenance periodicity appropriate for the condition of the equipment and the environment it operates in?

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  • 67) Does the current renewal / refurbishment proposals align with maintenance arrangements to provide an acceptable level of risk to operational safety?

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Additional Installation Issues

  • 68) Are the points mechanically set up in accordance with the BR-SM series of drawings?

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  • 69) Where cables / internal wiring is used, is it: a) To specification? b) Suitably protected? c) Crimp / connections correct and tight?

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  • 70) Is relevant documentation for the work available e.g. Insulation test sheets,meets logs, etc?

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  • Comments

Track Items

  • 1) Is the area around the points adequately free from debris, fire risks and scrap material? (Operational and Occupational Risks)

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  • 2) Are the switches and stock rail in an acceptable condition? (Chipping and lipping)

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  • 3) Are the rail fastenings in place and secure?

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  • 4) Are the rail base plates secure?

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  • 5) Are the stock rail bolts securely in place?

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  • 6) Are the switch rollers secure and effective?

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  • 7) Are the slide chairs lubricated / clean with even wear?

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  • 8) Are the sleepers in reasonable condition?

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  • 9) Is the track bed in a reasonable state?

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  • 10) Is temporary packing (If fitted) within specification?

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Lock & Detector Mechanism

  • 11) Are all the cable glands intact and effective?

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  • 12) Are the internal wires undamaged, free from degradation and securely terminated?

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  • 13) Are all terminals and microswitch assemblies free from damage and has protection been applied?

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  • 14) Are the lock and detector mechanism fittings secure?

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  • 15) Record the type of lock body fitted (Fabricated / Cast). If fabricated check for signs of cracks.

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  • 16) Are the mechanical parts adequately lubricated?

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  • 17) Is the level of cleanliness adequate?

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  • 18) Are the heaters working?

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Hydraulic Power Pack/Hoses & Rams

  • 19) Are all the cable glands intact and effective?

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  • 20) Are the internal wires undamaged, free from degradation and securely terminated?

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  • 21) Are the hoses and actuators undamaged and are there any signs of leaks?

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  • 22) Is the centre thrust bracket secure?

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  • 23) Is the hydraulic fluid level correct, is a level indicator fitted?

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  • 24) Are locking wires on hoses fitted and intact?

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  • 25) Is power pack fitted with snorkel valves? (Blue patch / Label)

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Stretcher Bars

  • 26) Is the tie bar secure and free from breakage, cracks and damage?

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  • 27) Are the other stretcher bars secure and free from breakage, cracks and damage?

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  • 28) Are the adjustable stretcher bars symmetrically aligned, nuts and lock nuts in place and all secure?

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  • 29) Is the condition of insulations in good order?

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  • 30) Is the level of cleanliness adequate?

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Supplementary Drive

  • 31) Are the lugs secure and in good condition?

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  • 32) Are the drive rods squarely set up with escapement property set and secure?

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  • 33) Is the rodding run between cranks square, secure, free from obstruction with no signs of damage?

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  • 34) Are the cranks in good condition and adequately lubricated?

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  • 35) Are the cranks positioned correctly to achieve proper motion?

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Hydraulic Supplementary Drive

  • 36) Are the hoses in good condition and are there any signs of leaks?

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  • 37) Are the Rams in good condition and secure?

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Supplementary Detectors

  • 38) Are the detection rods free from damage and secure?

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  • 39) Are any detection boxes (external) intact and secure?

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  • 40) Are any detection boxes (internal) intact and secure?

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  • 41) Are all the cable glands intact and effective?

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  • 42) Are the internal wires undamaged, free from degradation and securely terminated?

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Miscellaneous

  • 43) Are the point numbers in place / secure?

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  • 44) Are the correct padlocks fitted?

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  • 45) Are all the covers intact and free from damage?

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  • 46) Are the tail cables secure and free from damage?

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Dynamic Inspection of Points

  • 47) Check for signs that the switch rails ride evenly on all slide chairs.

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  • 48) Observe no excessive movement when train passes over points.

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  • Add a photo

  • 49) Observe that there is no excessive wear in components whilst points are being operated.

  • Issue

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  • Add a photo

  • 50) Measure the switch openings.

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  • Add a photo

  • 51) Undertake a FPL test and check compliance to specifications.

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  • Add a photo

  • 52) Undertake a detection test and check compliance to specifications.

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  • Add a photo

  • 53) Check the free-wheel clearance is to specification.

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  • Add a photo

  • 54) Undertake a supplementary drive test and check compliance to specifications.

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  • Add a photo

  • 55) Where fitted carry out a supplementary detection test and check compliance to specifications.

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  • Add a photo

Additional Maintenance Issues

  • 56) Check rectification work arising from failure, defect reports or SIN actions have been completed.

  • Issue

  • Action

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  • Add a photo

  • 57) Check that defects identified in this inspection are recorded with correct prioritisation rating within the the defect management system. Take appropriate action as required.

  • Issue

  • Action

  • Priority

  • Add a photo

  • 58) Is the current maintenance periodicity appropriate for the condition of the equipment and the environment it operates in?

  • Issue

  • Action

  • Priority

  • Add a photo

  • 59) Does the current renewal / refurbishment proposals align with maintenance arrangements to provide an acceptable level of risk to operational safety?

  • Issue

  • Action

  • Priority

  • Add a photo

Additional Installation Issues

  • 60) Are the points mechanically set up in accordance with the BR-SM series of drawings?

  • Issue

  • Action

  • Priority

  • Add a photo

  • 61) Where cables / internal wiring is used, is it: a) To specification? b) Suitably protected? c) Crimp / connections correct and tight?

  • Issue

  • Action

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  • Add a photo

  • 62) Is relevant documentation for the work available e.g. Insulation test sheets,meets logs, etc?

  • Issue

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  • Add a photo

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