To provide clarification on the assessment requirements for, and scope definition of, ‘Bogie Overhaul’ suppliers.
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‘Wheelsets and Wheelset Components'
This Briefing Note captures the best practice contained in GM/RT2470 Issue 2 and provides clarification on the requirements for RISAS assessment of wheelsets and associated component suppliers. NB THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN AND THE CONTENT HAS BEEN INCORPORATED INTO RISAS/003, ISSUE 4 AN EXPLANATION ABOUT WHICH IS AVAILABLE HERE. A COPY OF THE WITHDRAWN DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE HERE
To provide clarification on which elements of Service Product Groups S1 and S4 are applicable to organisations procuring or carrying out attention to vehicles or systems and to describe the elements expected to be contained in any certificate.
To provide clarification on RISAS approval of new suppliers. One of the key elements in a RISAS assessment is a review of activity associated with the product or service currently being produced. A new supplier to the Rail Industry will not have any suitable production to be assessed. However, RISAS should not be a barrier to entry. This briefing note gives guidance on how a new supplier may approach RISAS assessment and become a mature part of the rail supply base. It should be read in conjunction with RISAS standard RISAS/003
To provide clarification/guidance on the process for determining the make-up of assessment teams in relation to procurement and materials management. It should be read in conjunction with RISAS standard RISAS/003, particularly Part B, 5.2