ASTM F3054 - 15

    Standard Practice for Operations of Amusement Railway Rides, Devices, and Facilities

    Active Standard ASTM F3054 | Developed by Subcommittee: F24.60

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 4.1 The purpose of this practice is to delineate information and to establish procedures for the operation of an Amusement Railway Ride.

    4.2 The user of this standard shall be required to review and comply with the referenced “core” ASTM Committee F24 standards in Section 2.1 of this standard. Modified or alternate requirements to those standards may be required in this standard.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice applies to operations of amusement railway ride(s) that have a track gauge greater than or equal to 12 in. (305 mm) measured between the heads of the rails. This excludes patron powered ride vehicles specifically designed for children.

    1.2 This standard does not apply to the operation of rides, such as roller coasters, that may resemble railways, but may fall within the scope of Practice F2291 or Practice F1159 and does not apply to funiculars as defined in ANSI B77.2 or BS EN 1907.

    1.3 This standard does not apply to Amusement Railway Rides operation that are intended for use as a portable amusement ride or attraction.

    1.4 This standard does not apply to permanently installed amusement railway rides and tourist railways, and their associated track, devices and facilities that are under the jurisdiction of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in whole or part or National equivalent.

    1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


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    DOI: 10.1520/F3054-15

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    ASTM F3054-15, Standard Practice for Operations of Amusement Railway Rides, Devices, and Facilities, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015, www.astm.org

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