REGULATIONS FOR SAFETY IN THE TRANSPORT
OF MILITARY AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES BY RAIL
Related Documents : STANAG 2158 VF - Identification or Military Trains
- Manuel on NATO Safety Principles for the
Conveyance of Military Ammunition and
Explosives in Rail Transport
- Report on the Movement of Ammunition and
General Military Supplies by Railroad in
Times of Crisis and War
UIC 431.2 Code
- Applicable Provisions for the Transport or
Dangerous Goods in International Traffic
The aim or this agreement is to standardize the procedures and regulations for safety in the transport or military
ammunition and explosives by rail in peacetime and wartime.
Participating nations agree to adopt the following procedures/regulations.
The stipulations contained in this STANAG only apply to military ammunition trains as defined below. Transport
in isolated wagons and separate consignments are therefore not covered in this STANAG.
This STANAG does not deal with nuclear or toxic hazards or their classification.
For all aspects other than those mentioned in paragraphs below (e.g., for the description, listing and other
transport operations such as packing, labeling, contents of consignments notes, etc.) the international conventions (CIM-
RID) and national laws and regulations governing the carriage of dangerous goods by rail continue to apply.
The following terms and definitions are used for the purpose or this agreement:
Military Ammunition Train
A special train composed exclusively or:
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