London Underground Rule Books

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Dear Transport for London,

I am writing to request the titles of the (approximately 23) London Underground Rule Books. For example, I am aware that the title of Rule Book 3 is (or was) 'Traction current and high voltage supply'.

Yours faithfully,


FOI, Transport for London

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Dear Mr Wodibike


Our Ref:         FOI-1377-2122


Thank you for your request received on 28 September 2021 asking for
information about the London Underground Rule Books.


Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can
confirm we do hold the information you require.


There are currently 13 Rule Books, please find their titles listed below:


o Rule Book 01 - Communications
o Rule Book 02 – Managing incidents
o Rule Book 03 – Traction current and high voltage supply
o Rule Book 04 - Moving a stalled train and authorised detrainments
o Rule Book 05 - Movement of trains due to exceptional circumstances -
Including OSN 129 and OSN 152
o Rule Book 06 - General train operations
o Rule Book 07 - Train incidents and safety equipment
o Rule Book 08 - Managing the platform train interface - Including OSN
o Rule Book 09 - Lifts escalators and moving walkways - Including OSN
o Rule Book 10 - Station access
o Rule Book 11 - Station management
o Rule Book 12 - Station emergency response
o Rule Book 13 - LU staff responsibilities - Traffic Hours protection


If this is not the information you are looking for please feel free to
contact me.


Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to


Yours sincerely


Gemma Jacob

Senior FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London


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