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Installation of speedboards (ESR / TSR)

Course Aims

This course is intended to provide delegates with a full understanding in the correct storage, transportation and placement of warning equipment relating to Temporary and Emergency Speed Restrictions in accordance with Network Rail specification and Railway Standards


2 days

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will: -
•    Have a clear understanding of the requirements detailed in the Railway Group Standards, Network Rail Company Standards and Trackwork Instructions relating to TSRs and ESRs
•    Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the types of Warning Boards, Indicators and Termination Boards to use in certain situations.
•    Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the types of Automatic Warning Systems employed.
•    Have an understanding of the design criteria utilised in the setting up of TSRs and ESRs in given situations.

Pre Requisite Requirements

The following pre-requisites are required: -
• Hold a valid COSS certificate

PPE Requirements

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line and therefore, they MUST be in possession of:-
• Valid P.T.S. Card
• Protective “all orange” High Visibility Clothing to BS EN 471:2003
• Safety Footwear to BS EN ISO 20345:2004
• Safety Helmet (white/blue) to BS EN 397:1995
• General Purpose Gloves to BS EN388:2121
• Safety Glasses BS EN166 and of Optical Class 1 with Impact Resistance F


A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to the delegate upon successful completion of the course. Certification has no expiry. Annual Assessments required.