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Title 49 Part 238 → Subpart C → §238.207

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter II → Part 238 → Subpart C → §238.207

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Title 49 Part 238 → Subpart C → §238.207

e-CFR data is current as of February 26, 2020

Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 238Subpart C → §238.207


Title 49: Transportation
PART 238—PASSENGER EQUIPMENT SAFETY STANDARDS
Subpart C—Specific Requirements for Tier I Passenger Equipment


§238.207   Link between coupling mechanism and carbody.

Except as specified in §238.201(b), all passenger equipment placed in service for the first time on or after September 8, 2000, shall have a coupler carrier at each end designed to resist a vertical downward thrust from the coupler shank of 100,000 pounds for any normal horizontal position of the coupler, without permanent deformation. Passenger equipment connected by articulated joints that complies with the requirements of §238.205(a) also complies with the requirements of this section.

[83 FR 59219, Nov. 21, 2018]