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Westinghouse Style 63 Points Installation

Bespoke & Private Courses: 

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Duration: 
3 Days
Location: 
At your premises by arrangement
Maximum number of delegates: 
6

Aim

This course will enable signal engineers who will be involved in the installation of style 63 point machines in line with required standards and specifications. They will also be able to apply the necessary tests and checks as defined in the Installation and Maintenance Standards. They will also understand the procedure required for the equipment to be returned to service.

Key Features

  • Underpinning Knowledge matched to IRSE Licences
  • Intensive practical experience in applying the role of point fitting
  • May be tailored to specific client or railway administration requirements

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the delegate will be able to describe the function of the following

  • Principles of Operation
  • Connection to Point Switches
  • Mechanical Operation
  • Electrical Operation
  • Mechanical Installation
  • Rail Sections, Switch Types and Layouts
  • Preparation and mounting of components
  • Connections
  • Adjustment and Gauging
  • General Installation Techniques
  • Testing and Restoration to Service

Assessment and Certification

Achievement of the Course Outcomes will be assessed by a practical and theory assessment.

The delegate’s achievement of the Course Outcomes will be confirmed by a certificate which will be forwarded to the nominated client contact following the course.

Pre-Requisites

A well prepared delegate is expected to be able to read circuit diagrams and be involved the installation and faulting of Style 63 point machines. Ideally they should have attended some basic signalling courses or be able to demonstrate relevant experience.