Health and safety law

Exclusions from mainline railway requirements

16 December 2020
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This page sets out what rail systems are excluded from the mainline railway requirements of the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (as amended) (ROGS).

Entities in charge of maintenance

1 December 2020
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This page gives an overview of the requirements for a person or organisation responsible for the maintenance of rail vehicles (known as an entity in charge of maintenance).

Making ROGS work for industry

23 November 2020
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The Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 – also commonly known as ROGS – are set of rules that provide the regulatory regime for rail safety, including the mainline railway, metros (including London Underground), tramways, light rail and heritage railways.

EARR

14 August 2017
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An overview of the Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority for Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems) Regulations 2006 (as amended) (EARR).

Comments invited on Railway Safety Regulations 1999 exemption application – train protection arrangements for running of Crossrail trains between Paddington and Heathrow Airport Junction

15 March 2016
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Date published: 2 September 2015 Closing date: 27 October 2015 We invited comments on an exemption application we received from Network Rail Infrastructure Limited in association with Crossrail Limited and MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited concerning the train protection arrangements for the running of Class 345 Crossrail passenger trains between Paddington and Heathrow Tunnel Junction. The

Common safety method for supervision

9 March 2015
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This page gives an overview of the common safety method (CSM) for supervision, which has been adopted and published by the European Commission. Common safety methods are developed by the European Commission and the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) to support the single market in the rail sector. European Commission Regulation (EU) 1077/2012 (the CSM for supervision) started to apply from 7

Common safety method for monitoring

9 March 2015
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This page gives an overview of the common safety method (CSM) for monitoring, which has been adopted and published by the European Commission. Common safety methods are developed by the European Commission and the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) to support the single market in the rail sector. European Commission Regulation 1078/2012 (the CSM for monitoring) started to apply from 7 June

Common safety method for conformity assessment (safety authorisations)

9 March 2015
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This page gives an overview of the common safety method (CSM) for conformity assessment (safety authorisations), which has been adopted and published by the European Commission. Common safety methods are developed by the European Commission and the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) to support the single market in the rail sector. European Commission Regulation (EU) 1169/2010 (the CSM for

Common safety method for conformity assessment (safety certificates)

9 March 2015
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This page gives an overview of the common safety method (CSM) for conformity assessment (safety certificates), which has been adopted and published by the European Commission. Common safety methods are developed by the European Commission and the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) to support the single market in the rail sector. European Commission Regulation (EU) 1158/2010 (the CSM for