Wagons loaded, with military ammunition and/or explosives which has been allocated an
"international Identification code in accordance with STANAG 2158;
Carriages or wagons for escort (see paragraph 13.a. ).
Unless it is stipulated to the contrary in bilateral conventions the maximum length of military trains in which ammunition
may be transported has been fixed at 600 m and gross maximum weight at 1300 including carriages for escort and
isolating wagons, but excluding the locomotive.
A device charged with explosives, propellants, pyrotechnics, initiating composition or nuclear,
biological or chemical material for use in connection with defence or offence, including demolitions.
Certain ammunition can be used or training, ceremonial or non-operational purposes (AAP-6).
The term. "ammunition" is restricted to conventional ammunition and the conventional explosive
components of nuclear ammunition or ammunition containing toxic chemical agents.
Any substance manufactured with a view to producing a practical effect by explosion or pyrotechnic effect.
An explosive atmosphere of gas, vapor, or dust is not considered as an explosive.
Wagon Loaded with Ammunition
Any Wagon loaded with ammunition as defined above or loaded with vehicles containing ammunition
under the conditions at paragraphs 7 to 12 below. Such a wagon is marked with hazard labels No. 1.
Any wagon not marked with hazard labels can be considered a, isolating wagon to the exclusion of wagons
eventually affected to the transport of, an escort.
DETAILS OF THE AGREEMENT
Characteristics or Wagon Construction
Wagons must be in good condition and equipped with:
Roller bearing axle boxes;
Adjustable releasing braces;
Spark shield which must not be fastened directly to the wagon floor.
Composition- of Trains
In peacetime, the number or isolating wagons will be fixed in compliance with the regulations issued by the
networks authorities involved on the route followed by the train.
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