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RSSB - Rail safety glossary
Category: Travel and Transportation > Rail Safety abbreviations
Date & country: 15/11/2007, UK
Words: 116


AEIF
Association Europeenne pour l'Interoperabilite Ferroviaire (European Association of Railway Interoperability)

ALARP
as low as reasonably practicable

ASLEF
Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen

ATOC
Association of Train Operating Companies

ATP
automatic train protection

AWG
Adhesion Working Group

AWS
automatic warning system

BMIS
Business Management Information System

BRT
British Rail Telecoms (Global Crossing)

BS
British Standard

BTP
British Transport Police

CBA
cost benefit analysis

CCTV
closed circuit television

CDB
Controls Database

CDM
Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994

CHIP
Chemical (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 1994

CIRAS
Confidential Incident Reporting and Analysis System

COMPASS
Combined Performance and Safety System

COSHH
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1998

COSS
Controller of Site Safety

CR
Conventional Rail

CRUCC
Central Rail User Consultative Committee

CSR
cab secure radio

CtrL
Channel Tunnel Rail Link

CWR
continuous welded rail

DGN
derogation

DMU
diesel multiple unit

DOO
(P) driver only operation (Passenger)

DRA
Driver Reminder Appliance

DTLR
Department for Transport, Local Government and Regions

EC
European Commission

ECTS
European Train Control System

EMC
electromagnetic compatibility

EN
Euro Norms

EPS
enhanced permissible speed

ERA
European Rail Agency

ERTMS
European Rail Traffic Management System

EU
European Union

ExCo
Executive Committee

FOC
freight operating company

FPA
Fire Precautions Act 1971

FPW
Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997

FRAME
Fault Reporting and Monitoring & Equipment System

GE-GN8510
Railway Group Safety Performance Monitoring

GE-RT8000
Rule Book Modules

GEOGIS
Geography and Infrastructure System

GPS
Global Positioning System

GSM-R
Global System for Mobile Communications

HABD
Hot Axlebox Detector

HASAW
The Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974

HMRI
Her Majesty Railway Inspectorate

HS
High Speed

HSC
Health & Safety Commission

HSE
Health & Safety Executive

HST
high-speed train

IECC
integrated electronic control centre

ISO
International Standards Organisation

LOLER
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

LRM
Layout Risk Model

LUL
London Underground Ltd

MHSW
The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1992

NC
Non-Compliance (pending a Railway Group Standard revision)

NMS
Network Management Statement

NRN
national radio network

NSFG
National SPAD Focus Group

OLE
overhead line equipment

ORR
Office of the Rail Regulator

P-WAY
Permanent Way, Track

PACTS
Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety

PICOP
Person in Charge of a Possession

PON
Periodic Operating Notice

PPE
personal protective equipment

PrEN
Provisional Euro Norms

PSR
permanent speed restriction

PTE
Passenger Transport Executives

PTSH
Personal Track Safety Handbook

PUWER
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

QRA
Quantified Risk Assessment

RACOP
RSSB Approved Code of Practice

RETB
radio electronic token block

RFG
Rail Freight Group

RGM
Railway Group member

RGS
Railway Group Standard

RIA
Railway Industry Association

RIAC
Railway Industry Advisory Committee

RIDDOR 1995
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases, and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995

RISSC
Rail Industry Standard Strategy Committee

ROSCO
rolling stock leasing company

ROTS
Railways and Other Transport Systems (Approval of Works, Plant and Equipment)

RRV
road-rail vehicle

RSAB
Rolling Stock Acceptance Board

RSC
Railway Safety Case

SAB
Safety Advisory Board

SAMNET
Safety Management Network

SAMRAIL
Safety Management in Railways

SEH
Safety, Environment & Health Committee

SGI
Signaller General Instructions

SIN
Special Inspection Notice

SMIS
Safety Management Information System

SOC
station operating company