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Field Manual of the AAR Interchange Rules

Publication

Hard Copy Revision Date

Comment/Link

Field Manual of the AAR Interchange Rules

January 2018

Available through the AAR Publications.

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

May 2018

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

April 1991 

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

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

March 2018

IP-175.pdf

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

September 2004 

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

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

2017

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations - 49CFR, Part 215

CFR 49, Part 224, Reflectorization of Rail Freight Rolling Stock (FRA)

2017

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations, CFR 49, Part 224

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

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)

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

https://www.railinc.com/md11/
Effective July 1, 2018 all MD-11 forms must be submitted to Railinc.

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

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.

Electronic Version

Available through subscription to the Circular Letters.

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

October 2014

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)

April, 2015

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

Miner Field Guide

 

Electronic Version

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"

 

March 2005

 

ASF Global

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

December 2010

 

Download

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

April

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 -

August 2013 

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