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About Foreign Trade |
Schedule B |
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2011 Schedule B - Chapter 86
Section XVII Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels and Associated Transport Equipment Notes 1. This section does not cover articles of heading 9503 or 9508, or sleds, bobsleds, toboggans or the like of heading 9506. 2. The expressions "parts" and "parts and accessories" do not apply to the following articles, whether or not they are identifiable as for the goods of this section: (a). Joints, washers or the like of any material (classified according to their constituent material or in heading 8484) or other articles of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber (heading 4016); (b). Parts of general use, as defined in note 2 to section XV, of base metal (section XV) or similar goods of plastics (chapter 39); (c). Articles of chapter 82 (tools); (d). Articles of heading 8306; (e). Machines or apparatus of headings 8401 to 8479, or parts thereof; articles of heading 8481 or 8482 or, provided they constitute integral parts of engines or motors, articles of heading 8483; (f). Electrical machinery or equipment (chapter 85); (g). Articles of chapter 90; (h). Articles of chapter 91; (ij). Arms (chapter 93); (k). Lamps or lighting fittings of heading 9405; or (l). Brushes of a kind used as parts of vehicles (heading 9603). 3. References in chapters 86 to 88 to "parts" or "accessories" do not apply to parts or accessories which are not suitable for use solely or principally with the articles of those chapters. A part or accessory which answers to a description in two or more of the headings of those chapters is to be classified under that heading which corresponds to the principal use of that part or accessory. 4. For the purposes of this section: (a). Vehicles specially constructed to travel on both road and rail are classified under the appropriate heading of chapter 87; (b). Amphibious motor vehicles are classified under the appropriate heading of chapter 87; (c). Aircraft specially constructed so that they can also be used as road vehicles are classified under the appropriate heading of chapter 88. 5. Air-cushion vehicles are to be classified within this section with the vehicles to which they are most akin as follows: (a). In chapter 86 if designed to travel on a guide-track (hovertrains); (b). In chapter 87 if designed to travel over land or over both land and water; (c). In chapter 89 if designed to travel over water, whether or not able to land on beaches or landing-stages or also able to travel over ice. Parts and accessories of air-cushion vehicles are to be classified in the same way as those of vehicles of the heading in which the air-cushion vehicles are classified under the above provisions. Hovertrain track fixtures and fittings are to be classified as railway track fixtures and fittings, and signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for hovertrain transport systems as signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways. Section XVII - 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 Signaling Equipment of All Kinds Notes 1. This chapter does not cover: (a). Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood or of concrete, or concrete guide-track sections for hovertrains (heading 4406 or 6810); (b). Railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel of heading 7302; or (c). Electrical signaling, safety or traffic control equipment of heading 8530. 2. Heading 8607 applies, inter alia, to: (a). Axles, wheels, wheel sets (running gear), metal tires, hoops and hubs and other parts of wheels; (b). Frames, underframes, truck assemblies; (c). Axle boxes; brake gear; (d). Buffers for rolling stock; hooks and other coupling gear and corridor connections; (e). Coachwork. 3. Subject to the provisions of note 1 above, heading 8608 applies, inter alia, to: (a). Assembled track, turntables, platform buffers, loading gauges; (b). Semaphores, mechanical signal discs, level crossing control gear, signal and point controls and other mechanical (including electro-mechanical) signaling, safety or traffic control equipment, whether or not fitted for electric lighting, for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields. 8601 Rail locomotives powered from an external source of electricity or by electric accumulators (batteries): 8601100000 Powered from an external source of electricity No. 8601200000 Powered by electric accumulators (batteries) No. 8602 Other rail locomotives; locomotive tenders: 8602100000 Diesel-electric locomotives . . . . . . . . .No. 8602900000 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .No. 8603 Self-propelled railway or tramway coaches, vans and trucks, other than those of heading 8604: 8603100000 Powered from an external source of electricity No. 8603900000 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .No. 8604000000 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not self-propelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .X 8605000000 Railway or tramway passenger coaches, not self-propelled; luggage vans, post office coaches and other special purpose railway or tramway coaches, not self-propelled (excluding those of heading 8604) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .No. 8606 Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelled: 8606100000 Tank cars and the like . . . . . . . . . . .No. 8606300000 Self-discharging cars, other than those of subheading 8606.10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .No. Other: 8606910000 Covered and closed . . . . . . . . . . . .No. 8606920000 Open, with non-removable sides of a height exceeding 60 cm . . . . . . . . . . . . .No. 8606990100 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .No. 8607 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rolling stock: Truck assemblies, axles and wheels, and parts thereof: 8607110000 Truck assemblies for self-propelled vehicles X 8607120000 Other truck assemblies . . . . . . . . . . X 860719 Other, including parts: Axles and parts thereof: 8607190300 Axles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kg 8607190600 Parts of axles . . . . . . . . . . .kg Wheels and parts thereof, and any of such wheels or parts exported with axles fitted in them: 8607191200 Wheels, whether or not fitted with axles kg 8607191500 Parts of wheels . . . . . . . . . . .kg 8607193000 Parts of truck assemblies of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X 8607199000 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X Brakes and parts thereof: 860721 Air brakes and parts thereof: 8607211000 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 . . X 8607215000 Other (including locomotives) . . . . . X 860729 Other: 8607291000 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 . . X 8607295000 Other (including locomotives) . . . . . X 860730 Hooks and other coupling devices, buffers and parts thereof: 8607301000 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 . . . X 8607305000 Other (including locomotives) . . . . . . X Other: 8607910000 Of locomotives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X 860799 Other: 8607991000 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606, except brake regulators . . . . . . . . . . . . X 8607995000 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X 8608000000 Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields; parts of the foregoing . . . . . . . . . . . . X 8609000000 Containers (including containers for the transport of fluids) specially designed and equipped for carriage by one or more modes of transport X
Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign
Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN: REFERENCE:CODES: SCHEDULE B 2009
Created: 17 December 2008
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:39:37 AM