Network Rail - Asset policy and strategy for operational buildings

Faithful+Gould was appointed as a subject matter expert to draft the mechanical and electrical asset policy for Network Rail for their operational buildings and line side assets; comprising of stations, maintenance depots and line-side assets (signal boxes).

The Network Rail asset policy and strategy established:

  • Asset information structure for 14,000 assets

  • Asset criticality rating method – prioritisation

  • Asset maintenance strategies – to set base compliance and fit for function standards

  • Asset life data and degradation profiles

  • Intervention options and triggers and rules

  • Policy selection – enablers and reviewing mechanisms and continual improvements

B&ES provided technical support to help define the compliance and fit for function station model.

Virtual station - business focus model

The virtual station model includes every type of asset that exists across the 2700 stations and platforms, footbridges, car parks and canopies, which standardised 206 maintainable asset types.

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