This document describes requirements for the structural strength of bogie structures and attached equipment.

The main purpose of the requirements is:

  1. to maintain the structural integrity of bogie structures and attached equipment under normal operation; and
  2. to minimize risks to passengers, personnel, train crew and members of the general public in the event of collisions or derailments.

The content of this Standard is intended to assist with the compliance assessment process detailed in AS 7501.