Recommended Practice

Rail Transit Station, Shop and Yard Inspection and Maintenance


This standard provides general requirements for periodic inspection of safety-critical components of rail transit stations, shops and yards.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-FS-S-003-02 Rev. 1 04/07/2017 Published Current


equipment inspections, maintenance, shops, stations, structures, yards


This standard covers what inspections and maintenance shall include, together with a general range of frequency for such inspections and maintenance and the qualifications of rail transit employees or contractors that perform these procedures. The standard provides both a rating system for safety-critical omponents and record-keeping requirements.

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