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Transport Standards

Transport Standards setting the foundation for resilient infrastructure systems 

Standards are pivotal in ensuring safety, quality, and efficiency across diverse sectors within transport and infrastructure. From technical railway Standards to building codes, Standards help form reliable and resilient infrastructure systems. 

Guidelines provided by Standards shape the design, construction, and operation of transportation networks, encompassing roads, railways, airports, and ports. Additionally, Standards are instrumental in infrastructure development, guaranteeing structures like buildings, bridges, and utilities adhere to quality and safety benchmarks. 

From roadways and railways to air and maritime transport, Standards are fundamental in ensuring safety, efficiency, and sustainability. Explore popular transport Standards below. 

Popular transport Standards

ISO 39001:2012  Road traffic safety (RTS) management systems — Requirements with guidance for use 
API RP 2A-WSD:2014(R2020)  Planning, Designing and Constructing Fixed Offshore Platforms - Working Stress Design, Twenty-Second Edition 
AS/NZS 3845.2:2017  Road safety barrier systems and devices Road safety devices 
ISO 22640:2023  Rubber — Framework for physical and chemical characterization of tyre and road wear particles (TRWP) 
AS 5100.3:2017  Bridge design Foundation and soil-supporting structures 
PD CEN/TR 17828:2022  Road infrastructure. Automated vehicle interactions. Reference Framework Release 1 
AS 1742.1:2021  Manual of uniform traffic control devices General introduction and index of signs 
AS 1742.3:2019  Manual of uniform traffic control devices Traffic control for works on roads 
AS ISO 19147:2018  Geographic information - Transfer Nodes 
ISO 21216:2012  Intelligent transport systems — Communication access for land mobiles (CALM) — Millimetre wave air interface 
AS/NZS ISO 11298.3:2023  Plastics piping systems for renovation of underground water supply networks Lining with close-fit pipes 
AS 5667.5:2022  Water quality - Sampling Guidance on sampling of drinking water from treatment works and piped distribution systems (ISO 5667-5:2006, MOD) 
AS IEC 62443.4.1:2024  Security for industrial automation and control systems Secure product development lifecycle requirements 
ISO 21219-19:2023  Intelligent transport systems — Traffic and travel information (TTI) via transport protocol experts group, generation 2 (TPEG2) — Part 19: Weather information (TPEG2-WEA) 
AS 2021:2015  Acoustics - Aircraft noise intrusion - Building siting and construction 
ISO 23629-9:2023  UAS traffic management (UTM) — Part 9: Interface between UTM service providers and users 
ISO 14624-1:2023  Space systems — Safety and compatibility of materials — Part 1: Determination of upward flammability of materials 
ISO 32312-11:2024  Aircraft ground support equipment — Specific requirements — Part 11: Container/Pallet dollies and loose load trailers 
ISO 12604-2:2024  Aircraft ground handling — Checked baggage — Part 2: Handling requirements and guidelines 
ISO 27852:2024  Space systems — Estimation of orbit lifetime 
AS/NZS 4869.4:2015  Maritime survivor locating systems (MSLS) Maritime low power personal locating devices employing Automatic Identification System (AIS) 
AS/NZS 4432.1:2011  Global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) Radar transponder - Marine search and rescue (SART) - Operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results 
ISO 19847:2024  Ships and marine technology — Shipboard data servers for sharing field data at sea 
ISO 8714:2023  Electric road vehicles — Reference energy consumption and range — Test procedures for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles 
ISO 15118-9:2022  Road vehicles — Vehicle to grid communication interface — Part 9: Physical and data link layer conformance test for wireless communication 
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Transport Standards

Transport Standards

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Transport standards ensure global safety, interoperability, and efficiency. They provide uniform guidelines for vehicles and infrastructure, fostering consistency and compatibility. Search our entire collection of transport Standards today.

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

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Civil engineering consists of the construction, management and maintenance of the infrastructure used in society. Standards are used as the guidelines for such projects, providing industry best practice procedures.

Road Transport

Road Transport

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Road transportation Standards are crucial to reducing accidents, improving traffic flow and ensuring that roads and vehicles meet certain quality and performance criteria.

railway engineering

Railway Engineering

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Railway engineering encompasses the design, construction and operation of a variety of railway transport systems. Standards assist with defining best practice approaches from test methods in maintenance checks to understanding the materials needed.

Transport by water

Transport by Water

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Maritime and water Standards are essential for safety but also crucial in protecting the environment. They include Standards for vessel design, navigation, cargo handling, and pollution prevention measures.

Air transport

Air Transport

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In aviation, it's crucial for safety and efficiency that systems work well together worldwide. Whether it’s the codes used on baggage tags or the language used by air traffic controllers, Standards are mitigate risks and enhance integrity.

Transport by rail

Transport by Rail

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With rail travel being one of the more popular choices of travel, there is an increased need for Standards to ensure safety, efficiency and interoperability across different rail networks.

Other forms of transport

Other Forms of Transport

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This encompasses Standards not only for innovative technologies like hyperloop transport but also for unconventional modes such as animal-powered and human-powered mobility, as well as pipeline, cable, and space transport.

Aircraft and space vehicle engineering

Aircraft and Space Vehicle Engineering

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The aerospace and space industries are not only heavily regulated, but incredibly complex. Standards are vital for compliance, drive innovation, and encourage global cooperation, essential for advancing and ensuring safety in aerospace engineering.

Shipbuilding and marine structures

Shipbuilding and Marine Structures

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Shipbuilding and marine structures are crucial for transporting goods and people. Standards help establish best practices throughout the shipbuilding process, from development to production, ensuring quality and efficiency.

Manufacturing engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

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Standards not only ensure the systems and processes are meeting their requirements, but also allowing organisation to implement new techniques to their manufacturing efforts.

Road vehicles engineering

Road Vehicles Engineering

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Great advancements in road vehicle engineering have meant travelling has become safer and more comfortable. Different types of vehicles require specific materials and tests. Standards ensure they meet safety and quality benchmarks.

Importance of Standards in automotive engineering

Importance of Standards in Automotive Engineering

Standards streamline processes, systems and management.

The automotive engineering industry is complex. There is pressure for suppliers and manufacturers to use the latest technologies and materials while at the same time meeting strict cost and quality demands.

Standards Keeping you Safe on the Road

Standards Keeping you Safe on the Road

Road traffic safety (RTS) around the world

Transportation has come a long way in the past few decades with a focus on intelligence, comfort and sustainability. As new technology shapes how people travel, Standards keep the focus on safety.

Process for Delivery of Volumetric Modular Buildings

Process for Delivery of Volumetric Modular Buildings

Streamline delivery with CSA Z250:2021

CSA Z250:2021, a new National Standard of Canada, can help increase the confidence of industry stakeholders in modular construction as an effective, efficient and resilient building process.