Order Fom/1631/2015, 14 July, Approving The Instruction For The Design And Construction Of Railway Works If-3. Via On Ballast. Calculation Of Thickness Of Layers Of Cross Section.

Original Language Title: Orden FOM/1631/2015, de 14 de julio, por la que se aprueba la Instrucción para el proyecto y construcción de obras ferroviarias IF-3. Vía sobre balasto. Cálculo de espesores de capas de la sección transversal.

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The technological evolution in the construction of infrastructure for rail transport, materialized in part on paths of high speed, together with new demands for safety, quality, comfort, standardization of design and interoperability criteria recommended the drafting of the present instruction for the calculation of the thickness of the layers of the cross section of the route. All of this in accordance with Directive 2004/49/EC, of 24 April 2004 on the safety of the community's railways, incorporated into Spanish domestic law in the Royal Decree 810/2007, of 22 June.

The purpose of the present instruction is to establish the constituent elements of the cross section, classification of soils, kinds of load-carrying capacity of the platform and the criteria for the calculation of the thickness of the layers of seat track on ballast (ballast, screed, layer shape and others), which constitute part of this railway cross section. Instruction contained in the annex has been drawn up in accordance with the UIC cards 719R and 714R.

The competition to pass through this order "instruction for the design and construction of railway works IF-3. Via on ballast. Calculation of thickness of layers of cross section "is given by article 15 of the Royal Decree 2387 / 2004, of 30 December, which approves the regulation of the railway Sector.»

This order has been submitted to the procedures established in the Royal Decree 1337 / 1999 of 31 July, which regulates the submission of information in the field of technical standards and regulations and regulations on information society services, and in Directive 98/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 June as amended by Directive 98/48/EC of 20 July, by which establishes an information procedure in the field of standards and technical regulations.

The order has processed in accordance with the provisions of article 15 of the regulation of the railway Sector, approved by Royal Decree 2387 / 2004, of 30 December, authorizing the Minister of public works to approve the rules and instructions governing basic or construction of rail infrastructure and those projects which need to hold jobs and construction works of the same.

Virtue, at the initiative of the State Agency of railway safety, on the proposal of the Secretary-General with the agreement of the Secretary of State for infrastructure, transport and housing and infrastructure, available: single article.

Approval of the instruction for the design and construction of railway works IF-3. Via on ballast. Calculation of thickness of layers of cross section.

Is approved by this order "instruction for the design and construction of railway works IF-3. Via on ballast. Calculation of thickness of layers of cross section', which is then inserted.

Sole transitional provision. Application to projects and works.

They are not subject to this order: to) new construction projects of railway infrastructures or refurbishment of the existing rail network of General interest, whose corresponding order of study had been issued prior to the entry into force of this order.

(b) work carried out in developing the projects referred to in the previous point.

First final provision. Faculty of development.

It empowers the State Railway Safety Agency for that resolution to be published in the «Official Gazette», you can update the relationship of standards referenced in annex 6 of the "instruction for the design and construction of railway works. IF-3. Via on ballast. Calculation of thickness of layers of cross section». It is also empowers you to dictate the instructions which are necessary for the application and interpretation of this order.

Second final provision. Entry into force.

This order shall enter into force the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette".

Madrid, 14 July 2015.-the Minister of public works, Ana María Pastor Julián.

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