Recommended Practice

Visual Inspection of Wayside Signal Equipment


This document provides requirements for inspecting rail transit signal system wayside equipment.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-SC-RP-033-03 Rev. 1 02/11/2022 Published Current
APTA RT-SC-RP-033-03 09/28/2003 Published Superseded


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This recommended practice is designed to aid rail transit systems in identifying visual defects or other potentially hazardous conditions related to wayside signal equipment through preventative periodic inspection, thereby increasing reliability and reducing the risk of hazards and failures.

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