Passenger Seats in Passenger Railcars
This rail standard specifies minimum strength, crashworthiness, and fire safety requirements for the design and procurement of passenger seats for use in passenger railcars that are operated on the general railroad system of transportation, regardless of Tier of operation.
|Document Number||Version||Publication Date||Publication||Related Information|
|APTA PR-CS-S-016-99||Rev. 3.1||10/26/2023||Published||Proposed for CFR Citation|
|APTA PR-CS-S-016-99||Rev. 3||3/26/2021||Published||Superseded|
|APTA PR-CS-S-016-99||Rev. 2||10/03/2010||Published||Superseded|
This standard specifies minimum strength, crashworthiness and fire safety requirements for revenue passenger seating equipment installed in cars operated on the general railroad system of transportation, regardless of Tier of operation. This standard applies to passenger seating equipment in all new car procurements and generally describes the test conditions, measurements and performance requirements necessary to demonstrate compliance. Seating equipment in compliance with Revision 2 of this standard is acceptable for retrofits and refurbishments of existing railcars. This standard becomes effective on the date of authorization stated on the title page.
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