Section Ill. TRANSPORT ON FOREIGN RAILWAYS
ances used by different countries, evaluation of
transport capability must be made on an individual
The transportability guidance contained in this sec-
tion is applicable when the scoop loader is trans-
ported on foreign railways. Consideration is given to
7-7. Transport on Foreign-Service Flatcars
single and multiple movements on types of railcars
normally used for the transport of the equipment.
a. General. The vehicles can be transported on a
When loaded on a suitable flatcar, the scoop loader
number of foreign service flatcars.
can be transported within European countries in its
b. Materials. The materials required for blocking
reduced configuration and complies with the passe
and tiedown of vehicles on foreign-service flatcars
partout international (PPI) gauge railways: this also
are essentially the same as those used with CON US.
applies to most of the countries in the Middle East
and South America Clearances vary by country,
Detailed guidance is contained in 4th Transporta-
and each country will require a separate check.
tion Command Pamphlet 55-2, Tiedown Guide for
Because of various designation systems and clear-
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