Resources

Technical specifications, activities and recommended practices document and more are developed by the Next Generation Equipment Committee (NGEC) provide up-to-date information on the activities of the committee as well as its work products,  By-Laws all related to the working domains of the NGEC.   

  • Requirements Documents
  • Vehicle Specifications *
  • Reference Drawings *
  • Reference Specifications *
  • Recommended Practices
  • Document Management Procedures
  • NGEC two page Educational Document
  • NGEC Activity Reports (monthly and comprehensive)
  • NGEC By-Laws and Operating procedure

* Available by request only.  The Chairman of the NGEC reserves the right to reject a request.

 

Comprehensive Activities Report  (updated May, 2024)​​
PRIIA 305 Next-Generation Equipment Committee: Equipment Acquisition and Ownership PRIIA Recommended Practices 305-200
TSSSA document

Monthly Activities Reports

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Documents/Specifications

Document Management​​​

​NGEC Specification Utilization Report

Please use the followi​ng to show by whom and when a specification is used:

Vehicle Specifications​

NEXT GENERATION BI-LEVEL PASSENGER RAIL CAR SPECIFICATIONS (Revision C.4)
Approved by the PRIIA 305 Executive Board (August 2, 2016)

305-001 – Bi-Level Specification (Revision C.4)

NEXT GENERATION SINGLE LEVEL PASSENGER RAIL CAR SPECIFICATION (Revision B.2)
Approved by the PRIIA 305 Executive Board (February 12, 2019)

305-003- Single Level Specification (Revision B.2) ​

NEXT GENERATION LOCOMOTIVE SPECIFICATION (Revision B)
Approved by the PRIIA 305 Executive Board (June 20, 2017)

305-005 – Diesel Electric Passenger Locomotive (Revision B)

NEXT GENERATION TRAINSET SPECIFICATION (Revision B)
Approved by the PRIIA 305 Executive Board (October 22, 2019​)

305-007 – Trainset Specification (Revision B)​

NEXT GENERATION DIESEL MULTIPLE UNITS (Revision B)
Approved by the PRIIA 305 Executive Board (January 11, 2022)

305-009 – Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU Specificat​ion) (Revision B​)​

​PRIIA DUAL MODE (DC 3rd Rail) LOCOMOTIVE SPECIFICATION
Approved by the PRIIA 305 Executive Board (February 2, 2016)

305-011 Dual Mode (DC 3rd Rail) Locomotive Specification​

Requirement Documents

Reference Drawings

NOTE: The documents and drawings below are available upon request to contracted vehicle builders and associated suppliers only.  To request one of the following documents, click on the document name.  A pre-addressed email-box will open. Then please provide your name, phone number, email address, company affiliation and reason for requesting the document.  The Chairman of the NGEC 305 Next Generation Equipment Committee reserves the right to reject a request.

305-800: Single-Level Clearance Drawing

305-801A: Bi-Level Clearance Drawing

305-802: Standard Trash Container (Amtrak Part No. 24-045-18737)

305-803: Speed Sensor and Cable Assembly

305-804: Temperature Probe and Connectors

305-805: Axle Single Level Program

305-806: Power Transformers

305-807: Cab/Baggage Car F-end Pilot Assembly

305-808: Emergency Equipment Cabinet Arrangement

305-809: Seat Track Reference Dimensions

305-810: Reserved

305-811: Food Chiller Units

305-812: Axle Superliner – 6 1/2 x 12

B-144: Standard Amtrak Coach Key (J.L. Howard Part No. 2555) (Available to contracted builders only.)

Reference Specifications

NOTE: The documents and drawings below are available upon request to contracted vehicle builders and associated suppliers only.  To request one of the following documents, click on the document name.  A pre-addressed email-box will open. Then please provide your name, phone number, email address, company affiliation and reason for requesting the document.  The Chairman of the NGEC 305 Next Generation Equipment Committee reserves the right to reject a request.

305-900: Specification for Composition Brake Shoes and Disc Brake Pads

305-901: Public Address/Intercom System

305-902A: Specification for Water Systems for use on Amtrak Passenger Vehicles

305-903: Flammability, Smoke Emissions and Toxicity for use on Railway Passenger Cars and Locomotive Cab

305-904: Specification for Vendor Maintenance Manuals

305-905: Specification for Builder Operating and Maintenance Manual Family

305-906: 480, 240, 208, and 120 VAC 72VDC Relay and Contactor Panel

305-907: Disposable Air Filter

305-908: Valve and Exterior Equipment Identification Tags & Labels and Operating Instructions

305-909: National On-Board Signage Manual (Available to contracted vehicle builders only)

305-910: Schematic, Wiring and Piping Diagram Drawings

305-911: Replacement of Copper Waste Piping with Non-Metallic Pipe

305-912C​: Operational and Environmental Conditions for Rail Rolling Stock

305-913: Manufacture and Acceptance of Passenger Seating for Intercity Rail Cars

305-914: Side Door Panel Design and Function

305-915: High Performance Wire and Cable

305-916: Environmental & Operating Conditions

305-917: 480, 240, 208 and 120 VAC and 72 VDC Switchboard Panels

305-918: Food Service Carts

305-919​: Digital Train Line H​ardware Specification​​​​​