2023 NFPA 130 Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems
Access the most current requirements for fire protection and life safety in mass transit systems with the 2023 edition of NFPA 130, Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems.
The potential for injury and entrapment in the event of an emergency in mass transportation facilities poses a significant risk to large numbers of people. NFPA 130, Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems, offers the latest provisions for underground, surface, and elevated fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems, including stations, trainways, emergency ventilation systems, vehicles, emergency procedures, and communication and control systems.
NFPA 130 is a valuable resource for helping station and company managers, supervisors, safety personnel, inspectors, and authorities having jurisdiction be aware of and comply with essential life safety provisions. The standard pertains to stations accommodating only passengers and employees of the fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems and incidental occupancies in the stations.
From requirements for fire alarms in enclosed stations and materials used as interior wall and ceiling finishings to scenarios and methodologies used for predicting fire profiles and calculating means of egress, NFPA 130, Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems, is your comprehensive standard for helping to safeguard the railways.