Figure 16 illustrates the complete tie-down arrangement.
Special regulations for transportation by block trains
Regulations are less stringent for the transportation of military tracked vehicles, up to 20 t total weight and
of military wheeled vehicle, if transportation is carried out by block trains from the point of loading to the
point of unloading without any intermediate shunting operations. These vehicles, without exception, are to
be loaded on flats fitted with side and end walls, which are to be in upright position and appropriately
Tracked vehicles us to 20 t total weight:
The vehicles are to be secured on the railway wagon:
Lengthwise by means of chocks as described in Figures 1, 2and 3.
Crosswise by means of lateral wedging timber, the dimensions of which are to be at least 50 x
100 x 500 mm and which are to be nailed to the wagon floor alongside the inside or outside of
the tracks, fore and aft.
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