E&SD Tools & Templates

On this page you will find links to the PACE Products EN1: Environment and Social Appraisal and EN3: Review and Acceptance Form.

This page also includes the Environment and Social Management Plan template, the Environment and Social Site Inspection template, and good practice guidance notes.

PACE EN1: Environment and Social Appraisal (ESA) Tool

The ESA tool is designed to help identify and manage the environment and social risks and opportunities associated with projects. It forms part of Network Rail’s PACE Product Index, and is a requirement of Network Rail’s standard NR/L2/ENV/015: Environment and Social Minimum Requirements – Design and Construction.

EN1 Environment and Social Appraisal

PACE EN3: Review and Acceptance Form

EN3 is a PACE Product. It provides a mechanism for reviewing and accepting the Environment and Social Management Plan.
EN3 Review and Acceptance Form

Environment and Social Management Plan (ESMP) Template

The Environment and Social Management Plan template provides Network Rail teams and suppliers with a mandatory template to address Environment and Social Performance themes following use of the ESA.

The template has been produced to meet the minimum requirements of NR/L2/ENV/015: Environment and Social Minimum Requirements: Design and Construction.

Environment & Social Management Plan

Environment and Social Site Inspection Template (formerly EN4)

The Environment and Social Site Inspection template helps assess compliance with legislation and Network Rail standards and procedures. It also includes deep dive templates into key environmental and social topics.

This template was previously EN4 within the PACE Product Index.

Site Inspection Template

Guidance Notes

The guidance notes offer advice on how to achieve best practice in Environment and Sustainable Development and are targeted at those working in Design, Maintenance and Construction.

Guidance Notes

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