Cab Crew Seating Safety Requirements


This standard contains requirements for the strength, crashworthiness and fire safety of fixed cab crew seating for use in passenger rail locomotives and cab cars.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA PR-CS-S-011-99 Rev. 2 04/24/2024 Published Current
APTA PR-CS-S-011-99 Original 03/17/1999 Published Superseded


cab car, crew seats, locomotive, rail


This standard specifies minimum strength, crashworthiness and fire safety requirements for fixed crew seats in the operator’s compartment of a locomotive or cab car. This standard describes the test conditions and performance requirements necessary to demonstrate compliance. This standard becomes effective on the date of authorization stated on the title page.

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