Standards are talked about very often within rail, so this podcast provides an introductory overview. It describes what standards are, when rail started using standards, what the different types of standards abbreviations mean, how standards development is triggered, and where to find out more.
00:37 Introducing Tom Lee, Director of Standards at RSSB
01:47 Brief definition of standards
03:17 When rail first started using standards, and why
06:18 The organisations that produce standards relevant for rail, and the main standards abbreviations
11:31 The areas that standards cover
13:46 What causes a standard to be developed or revised, and the processes involved
20:20 How to find out more