NFPA 130: Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems specifies fire protection and life safety requirements for underground, surface, and elevated fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems including stations, trainways, emergency ventilation systems, vehicles, emergency procedures, and communications and control systems.
The 2010 Edition incorporates the latest industry developments, research, and technologies to help you work smarter and boost safety. New provisions allow elevators to be counted as contributing to the means of egress in stations. Revisions relating to escalators, doors, gates, and turnstile type for equipment.
Several fire scenarios have been added to Annex A to provide guidance on the types of fires that can occur in vehicles, stations, and the operating environment as well. This document pertains to stations accommodating only passengers and employees of the fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems and incidental occupancies in the stations.
Take the fast track to safety for rail systems. Stay up-to-code with the 2010 NFPA 130!