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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

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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