NATO STANDARDIZATION AGREDEIT (STANAG)
RESTRICTIONS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT
BY RAIL ON EUROPEAN RAILWAYS
Passe - Partout International (PPI) Gauge.
Diagram of Envelope A.
Diagram of Envelope B.
Specimen page of Sketchbook.
Construction Gauges (to be Issued later).
Definitions (to be Issued later).
: STANAG 2158 - Identification of Military Trains.
STANAG 2163 - Vehicle Weight and Dimension Card.
STANAG 2171 - Procedures for Military Trains Crossing Frontiers.
STANAG 2173 - Regulations for the Securing of Military Tracked and Wheeled Vehicles
on Railway Wagons.
STALAG 2175 - Classification and Designation of Flat Wagons suitable for Transporting
Military Vehicle and Equipment.
The aim of this agreement is to facilitate the movement of trains carrying military equipment on the railway
network of Belgium, Denmark, Prance, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Luxemburg and the Netherlands, by means
The use of Envelopes A and B (which are both greater than PPI).
Setting gauges for the construction of military equipment to be transported by rail.
The establishment and updating of a unified sketchbook for the transport of equipment classified as
The participating nations agree to adopt the methods and procedures stipulated in this agreement as a basis for
the movement of trains carrying military equipment, the construction of their military equipment and the establishment of
a unified sketchbook.
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