RBE No. 123/2012
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAY
New Delhi, dated 01-11-2012.
The General Managers
All Zonal Railways
& Production Units etc.
(Uniform Circular No. 08 of 2012)
Sub:- Issue of uniform and other accessories to Trackmen, Keymen, Mates, Patrolmen, Gatemen and Trollymen- Supply of Luminescent vests (safety Jacket)- specification regarding.
Ref:- (i) E(W)95/UN-1/19 dated 28-08-2003.
(ii) E(W)95/UN-1/19 dated 27-12-2005.
Further to Board’s Order of even no, dated 16-02-2009, this is to inform that Safety Jackets should be procured as per BIS specification i.e. IS-15809:2008 which is the Indian Standard on High Visibility Warning Clothes.
However, Railways/PUs may procure the item as per DGS&D Rate Contract specifications, which has all the essential features as an alternative to BIS specifications upto December 2013 till when the product is expected to be available in market exclusive1y as per BIS specifications.
This issues in consultation with Finance, Civil Engineering & Stores Directorates of the Ministry of Railways.