Electronic Brake Control Valve Equipment Qualification—Testing Requirements


This standard contains the minimum testing requirements for brake control valve (26C emulation) and electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brake systems operating on passenger cars that are part of the general railroad system.

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APTA PR-M-S-028-21 Original 01/15/2021 Published Current


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This Standard contains the test procedures and reporting requirements for the introduction of a new control valve for use with industry 26C functions and the interoperability among suppliers of 26-type brake equipment.

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