Rail Transit Grade Crossing Warning Device Inspection, Testing and Maintenance


This standard prescribes minimum requirements for inspecting, testing and maintaining highway rail grade crossing warning devices installed and maintained on rail transit systems.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-RGC-S-001-02 Rev. 2 01/31/2017 Published Current


grade crossing, highway rail grade crossing, inspection, maintenance, testing, warning device


This standard provides guidance for rail transit system staff concerned with the inspection, maintenance and testing of highway rail grade crossing warning devices and includes minimum maintenance practices, testing procedures, and record keeping for rail transit grade crossings. This standard is based on the
“Grade Crossing Signal System Safety (49 CFR Part 234) State Action Plans, and the Emergency Notification Systems.”

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