Code of Tests for Passenger Car Equipment Using Single Car Testing


This document establishes a standard for the testing of a single passenger car equipped with 26-C and newer style brake equipment.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA PR-M-S-005-98 Rev. 4 07/27/2018 Published

49 CFR §238.311(a) (2009)

49 CFR §232 app. B(II), §232.17(a)(2)(iii) (2002)


single car test device, single car test, 26-C, Brake Test


This standard provides a means by which passenger car brake equipment can be tested before being entered into service. The practices outlined herein may be modified by the equipment manufacturer/operating authority as long as the original intent of the publication has been maintained. All modifications to this publication may be subject to inspection to ensure that the equipment is tested properly.

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