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Level Crossing Attendant (AOD LX) Initial

Introduction

This course is intended to provide a delegate with the understanding required to successfully interpret the relevant parts of the Rule Book when required to operate level crossings by local control.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the different types of level crossings and their operation.
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of the level crossing attendant (LXA) and the signaller.
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the action taken by the LXA when arriving on site
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of the LXA once local control has been taken
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the equipment that is required for local control
  • Be able to understand and use the phonetic alphabet
  • Be able to understand the requirements for level crossing operation during a T3 possession
  • Be able to understand the requirements for level crossing operation during Single Line Working
  • Be able to understand the requirements for level crossing operation when attending a failure of the crossing
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of the LXA when handing back the crossing to the signaller for normal operation

Additional Information

Personal Protective Equipment

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line, therefore, they MUST be in possession of:

  • Protective “all orange” high Visibility Clothing to Network Rail Standard
  • Safety Footwear (Boots) to Network Rail Standard
  • Safety Helmet (white/blue) to Network Rail Standard
Certification

This competency is valid for two years. A Network Rail Sentinel card will be awarded to each successful candidate.

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