Rail Transit Track Inspection and Maintenance


This standard provides minimum requirements for inspecting and maintaining rail transit system tracks.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-FS-S-002-02 Rev. 1 04/17/2017 Published Current


fixed structures, inspection, maintenance, qualifications, rail transit system, structures, track, training


This document establishes a standard for the periodic inspection and maintenance of fixed structure rail transit tracks. This includes periodic visual, electrical and mechanical inspections of components that affect safe and reliable operation. This standard also identifies the necessary qualifications for rail transit system employees or contractors who perform periodic inspection and maintenance tasks.

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