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4 Code of Practice for Railway Protection CONTENTS Page Preface Part I Introduction Section 1 General Scope 1 Useful references 1 Consultation 3 Reference plans 3 Application forms 4 Definitions 4 Section 2 Structure of Code Code structure 7 Submission requirements 7 Technical requirements 7 Appendices
5 7 Part II Proposals in Railway Protection Zone Section 1 Development Proposal General 9 Preliminary engineering assessment 9 Application for approval of development proposal 9 Information to be indicated on plan 10 Approval of development proposal 11 Section 2 Building Proposal General 12 Application for approval of building proposal 12 Information to be indicated on plan 12 Approval of building proposal 14 Section 3 Engineering Works General 15 Application for permit 15 Plan for engineering works 16
6 Engineering evaluation report 16 Instrumentation proposal 17 Method statement of work 18 Contingency plan/ emergency procedure 18 Pre-condition survey report 19 Code of Practice for Railway Protection Page Certified survey plan 19 Undertaking for supervision 19 Commencement of work 19 Departure and deviation from approved plan 20 Section 4 Instrumentation Proposal General 21 Ground monitoring 21 Rapid transit system structures and tracks monitoring 21 Calibration 23
7 Installation 23 Accuracy of readings 23 Initial readings and termination of monitoring 24 Section 5 Supervision of Works General 25 Duties of qualified person 25 Monitoring of rapid transit systems 25 Protection of rapid transit systems 26 Completion of work 26 Clearance for release of certificate of statutory completion 27 Section 6 Installation of Instruments in Trainway General 28
8 Application for instrument installation 28 Information to be indicated on plans and calculations 28 Approval of instrument installation 30 Supervision of installation 30 Section 7 Framework for Developing Solutions for Development and Building Works General 31 Meeting the performance requirements 32 Assessment methods 32 Section 8 Performance Provisions General 34 Structural safety 34 Operational safety 35
9 Fire safety 35 Flood protection 36 Inspection and maintenance 36 Code of Practice for Railway Protection Page Section 9 Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions