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SECTION XVII

VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT

Additional Note 2 The Explanatory Notes to Additional Note 3 of section XVI apply, mutatis mutandis.

CHAPTER 86

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY LOCOMOTIVES, ROLLING-STOCK AND PARTS THEREOF; RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY TRACK
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS AND PARTS THEREOF; MECHANICAL (INCLUDING ELECTRO-MECHANICAL)
TRAFFIC SIGNALLING EQUIPMENT OF ALL KINDS

8602 Other rail locomotives; locomotive tenders

8602 10 00 Diesel-electric locomotives

Most diesel engines used for traction are diesel-electric engines.

8603 Self-propelled railway or tramway coaches, vans and trucks, other than those of heading No 8604

8603 10 00 Powered from an external source of electricity

See the HS Explanatory Notes to heading No 8603, third paragraph, (A).

8606 Railway or tramway goods vans and wagons, not self-propelled

8606 20 00 Insulated or refrigerated vans and wagons, other than those of subheading 860610

Insulated vans and wagons are vehicles which have a cooling source (ice, dry, ice, eutectic plates, liquefied gas, etc.) other
than a refrigerating device.
Refrigerated vans and wagons are insulated vehicles equipped with a refrigerating device (functioning by compression,
absorption or some other means).

8606 91 10 Specially designed for the transport of highly radioactive materials (Euratom)

To be classified within this subheading the railway and tramway goods vans, goods wagons and trucks must incorporate, as
an integral part, protective shielding which ensures effective protection against radiation.

8607 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rolling-stock

8607 11 00 Bogies, bissel-bogies, axles and wheels, and parts thereof


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8607 19 99 These subheadings include:
1. bogies and bissel-bogies for locomotives;
2. bissel-bogies which are a combination of a bogie and a bissel and which are also used for locomotives;
3. motor bogies (bogies with a built-in electric motor) for rail-cars, railway coaches, vans, trucks and locomotives;
4. bogies for coaches and goods vans.
These subheadings also include parts of bogies and bissel-bogies such as hydraulic shock absorbers for bogies.
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However, springs are excluded from these subheadings (heading No 7320).

These subheadings also include the axles, assembled or not, and the wheels and parts thereof referred to in the HS Explana-
tory Notes to heading No 8607, second paragraph, (2) and (3).

Rubber tyres and tyre-cases are not classified as parts of wheels within these subheadings (heading No 4011 or 4012, as
appropriate).

8607 21 10 Brakes and parts thereof


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8607 29 90 These subheadings do not include devices called ‘railbrakes’ (heading No 8608 00).
Certain parts of brakes are also excluded from these subheadings, e.g., taps, cocks and valves, such as an engine driver’s
compressed air-brake control valve (subheading 8481 20 90).

8607 91 10 Other
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8607 99 90 In addition to the parts referred to in the HS Explanatory Notes to heading No 8607, second paragraph, (4) and (8) to (11),
these subheadings also include driving and coupling rods for locomotives.