Related Standards

Abreviations

AAR = Association of American Railroads
MSRP = Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices
S = Standard
RP = Recommended Practice

AAR STANDARDS and RULES

S-401: Freight Car Brake Design Requirements
RP-509 & RP-5209: Braking Ratios for Locomotives
S-486: Code of Air Brake System Tests for Freight Equipment
S-475: Specifications for Geared Hand Brakes
S-044: Single Car Testing Device. Code of tests for Passenger and Freight Equipment
S-474: Slack Adjuster Endurance and Efficiency Test Procedure
S-4024: Brake Shoe Force Measurement Devices - Perfomance Specification
M-1003: Quality Assurance
Rule 88: Field Manual of the Interchange Rules

UIC LEAFLETS

547: Brakes - Air brake - Standard programme of tests: Brakes - Disc brakes and disc brake pads - General conditions governing bench tests
540: Brakes - Air brakes for freight trains and passenger trains
544-1: Brakes - Braking power
ISO Standards 
9001: Quality Assurance