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Firefighting Standards - NFPA 130

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NFPA 130

Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems
NFPA 130 - Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems

1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall cover fire protection requirements for underground, surface, and elevated fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems, including trainways, vehicles, and vehicle maintenance and storage areas, and for life safety from fire in fixed guideway transit and passenger rail system stations, trainways, vehicles, and outdoor vehicle maintenance and storage areas. 1.1.2 Fixed guideway transit and passenger rail stations shall pertain to stations accommodating only passengers and employees of the fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems and incidental occupancies in the stations. This standard establishes minimum requirements for each of the identified subsystems. 1.1.3 This standard shall not cover requirements for the following: (1) Conventional freight systems (2) Buses and trolley coaches (3) Circus trains (4) Tourist, scenic, historic, or excursion operations (5) Any other system of transportation not included in the definition of fixed guideway transit (see 3.3.49.1) or passenger rail (see 3.3.49.2) system (6)*Shelter stops 1.1.4 To the extent that a system, including those listed in 1.1.3(1) through 1.1.3(6), introduces hazards of a nature similar to those addressed herein, this standard shall be permitted to be used as a guide.

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