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Field Manual of the AAR Interchange Rules

Publication

Date
Issued

Revised

Comment/Link

Field Manual of the AAR Interchange Rules

 

July 2017

Available through the AAR Publications.

Code of Air Brake System Tests for Freight Brake Equipment ( AAR Standard S-486)

1991

June 2013

The current MSRP Section E is available through the Transportation Technology Center Inc.

Instruction Leaflet No. 2391 Sup. 1, Repair Track Maintenance, Freight Brake Equipments "AB" Type

1991

 

http://techinfo.wabtec.com/DataFiles/Leaflets/2391, S.1.pdf

Repair Track Maintenance, Freight Brake Equipment DB-60 and DB-60L Control Valves

2003

August 2016

IP-175.pdf

Repair Track Maintenance, Freight Brake Equipment ABDX and ABDXL Control Valves

2004

 

http://techinfo.wabtec.com/DataFiles/Leaflets/2391, S.5.pdf

CFR 49, Part 215, Railroad Freight Car Safety Standards (FRA)

 

April 3, 2017

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations - 49CFR, Part 215

CFR 49, Part 224, Reflectorization of Rail Freight Rolling Stock

 

April 3, 2017

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations, CFR 49, Part 224

CFR 49, Part 231, Railroad Safety Appliance Standards (FRA)

 

April 3, 2017

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations - 49CFR, Part 231

CFR 49, Part 232, Brake Systems Safety Standards for Freight and Other Non-Passenger Trains and Equipment; End-of-Train-Devices (FRA)

 

April 3, 2017

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations - 49CFR, Part 232

AAR Form MD-11, Roller Bearing Hot Box and Shop Inspection Report

 

March, 2010

Form MD-11

AAR Form MD-12, AAR Failed Axle Report

 

April, 2013

Form MD-12

AAR Form MD-115, Defective Wheels Removed, Causing Derailments, or Line-of-Road Setouts Reports

2004

Electronic Version

AAR Form MD500 Truck Side Frame and Bolster Failure Report

July, 2013

 

Reporting Forms

QA-7.1 Non Conformance Report

 

Electronic Version

Online Nonconformance Reporting Website

Circulars letters that revise an Interchange Rule or the MSRP and identified as mandatory must be maintained until the next revision of the manual is published.

Various

N/A

Available through subscription to the Circular Letters.

Certified tank car facilities need additional publications as listed in Rule 81.E

Various

N/A

Refer to M-1002, C-III, Appendix B for required publications. The current MSRP Section C-III is available through the Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Wheel and Axle Manual, MSRP Section  G-II, (only if performing ultrasonic testing of wheels)

2004

April, 2015

The current MSRP Section G-II is available through the Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Miner Field Guide

 

2013
VI.1

 

 

 

Electronic Field Guide
Miner Field Guide pdf version (7.2a Revised 2016)

Stucki's "Pocket Guide"

 

May, 2011

Stucki's Pocket Guide

Amsted Rail Group's "Shop and Field Inspection Guide"

2005

 

ASF Global

Wabtec’s “SBX Installation and Maintenance Procedure” SK-3103

12/13/2010

 

 

Download

American Welding Society D15.1/D15.1M:2012 Railroad Welding Specification for Cars and Locomotives

2007

 

2012

Per circular letter c-12200. The facility must have access to AWS D15.1 of those locations effecting weld repairs in accordance with Rule 82. To purchase booklet go the following website http://pubs.aws.org/search?q=D15.1

American Welding Society D15.1/D15.1M:2012 AMD1 Railroad Welding Specification for Cars and Locomotives – Continued -

2012

 

Some locations may already have access to the D15.1/D15.1M:2012. --Amendments were made later in 2012--