Self-propelled vehicles are to be immobilized by the loader either by applying the hand brake or by
engaging the first gear, if this is mechanically possible. Furthermore, the loader is to ensure that the
engine cannot start itself.
Vehicles which are not self-propelled are to be immobilized by applying the hand brake, if fitted.
Lifting gear, gun turret, jibe, counter weights and other traversing or projecting parts are to be locked or
by suitable means to prevent vertical or lateral movement.
Gun barrels are to be secured in their traveling position.
The loader is responsible for ensuring that snow and ice are removed from the wagon before loading.
The consignor, or his deputy, responsible for loading confirms, as established by the railway NETWORK,
that the above provisions have been complied with (see the uniform text at Annex B).
6. Securing appliances
General. For securing vehicles on railway wagons lengthwise and crosswise in accordance with one of the
two methods - Type I or Type II - laid down in paragraphs 8a. to 8.e. only the following securing
appliances are approved.
Chocks and Wedging Timber
For securing tracked and wheeled vehicles lengthwise in accordance with the Type I tie-down
arrangement (see paragraphs 8.b. and 8.d.) only the chocks illustrated in Figures 1 to 3 are to be
Steel-spiked chock (measurements in mm)
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