Guidance to the fire and rescue authorities: railway incidents

Guidance for the fire and rescue authorities on responding to railway incidents


Fire and Rescue Service Operational guidance - Railway Incidents

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The purpose of this guidance is to assist emergency responders to make safe, risk assessed, efficient and proportionate responses when attending and dealing with operational incidents involving railways.

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Published 23 March 2012