Rail Transit Fixed Structures Inspection and Maintenance


This Rail Standard establishes a standard for inspecting and maintaining rail transit system fixed structures.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-FS-S-001-02 Rev. 1 10/6/2016 Published Current


ancillary structures, barrier walls, bridges, catenary structures, communication towers, crash walls, culverts, inspection, maintenance, periodic inspection and maintenance, retaining walls, safety, structures, transit structures, tunnels.


This standard provides general requirements for the periodic inspection of safety-critical components of rail transit structures. This standard defines the minimum means, methods and frequency of inspection and maintenance activities, and the qualifications that rail transit employees or contractors must
have to perform these procedures. This standard provides both a rating system for safety-critical components and record-keeping requirements.

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