Rail Transit Vehicle Passenger Emergency Systems


This standard specifies the design requirements of emergency systems for new rail transit vehicles.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-VIM-S-026-12 12/01/2012 Published Current


cameras, communications, covert devices, emergency lighting, emergency preparedness, emergency signage, emergency system, event recorder, low location exit path marking, ventilation


This document establishes recommended practices, guidelines and requirements for various passenger emergency systems for new rail transit vehicles. Individual rail transit systems shall tailor these requirements to accommodate their specific equipment and mode of operation.

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