SECTION-XVII

VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT

Notes :

1. This Section does not cover articles of heading 9501, 9503 or 9508 bobsleighs, toboggans and the like of heading 9506

2. The expression "parts" and "parts and acessories" do not apply to the following articles, whether or not they are identifiable as for the goods of this Section:

a) Joints, washers o the like of any material (classified according to their constituent material or in heading 8484) or other articles of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber (heading 4016);
b) Parts of general use,as defined in Note 2 to Section XV, of base metal (Section XV), or similar goods of plastics (Chapter 39);
c) Articles of Chapter 82 (tools);
d) Articles of heading 8306;
e) Machines or apparatus of headings 8401 to 8479, or parts thereof; articles of heading 8481 or 8482 or, provided they constitute integral parts of engines or motors, articles of heading 8483;
f) Electrical machinery or equipment (Chaptr 85);
g) Articles of Chapter 90 ;
h) Articles of Chapter 91 ;
i,j) Arms (Chapter 93);
k) Lamps or lighting fittings of heading 9405 ; or
l) Brushes of a kind used as parts of vehicles (heading 9603).

3. References in Chapters 86 to 88 "parts" or " accessories" do not apply to parts or accessories which are not suitable for use solely or principally with the articles of those Chapters. A part or accessory which answers to a description in two or more of the headings of those Chapters is to be classified under that heading which corresponds to the principal use of that part of accessory.

4. For the purposes of this Section :

a) Vehicles specially constructed to travel on both road and rail are classified under the appropriate heading of Chapter 87;
b) Amphibious motor vehicles are classified under the appropriate heading of Chapter 87;
c) Aircraft specially constructed so that they can also be used as road vehicles are classified under the appropriate heading of Chapter 88.

5. Air - cushion vehicles are to be classified within this Section with the vehicles to which they are most akin as follows :

a) In Chapter 86 if designed to travel on a guide-track (hovertrains);
b) In Chapter 87 if designed to travel over land or over both land and water;
c) In Chapter 89 if designed to travel over water, whether or not able to land on beaches or landing - stages or also able to travel over ice.

Parts and accessories of air-cushion vehicles are to be classified in the same way as those of vehicles of the heading in which the air-cushion vehicles are classified under the above provisions. Hovertrain track fixtures and fittings are to be classified as railway track fixtures and fittings, and signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for hovertrain transport systems as signaling, safety,, or traffic control equipment for railways.

 

CHAPTER - 86

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY LOCOMOTIVES, ROLLING-STOCK AND PARTS THEREOF;RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY TRACK FIXTURES AND FITTINGS AND PARTS THEREOF;MECHANICAL (INLCUDING ELECTRO-MECHANICAL)
TARIFFIC SIGNALLINGEQUIPMENT OF ALL KINDS

Notes :

1) This Chapter does not cover ;

a) Railway or tramway sleepers of wood or of concrete, or concrete guide-track sections for hovertrains (heading 4406 or 6810)
b) Railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel of heading 7302 ; or
c) Electrical signalling, safety or traffic control equipment of heading 8530.

2) Heading 8607 applies, inter alia, to :

a) Axles, wheels, wheel sets (running gear), metal tyres, hoops and hubs and other parts of wheels;
b) Frames, underframes, bogies and bissel-bogies;
c) Axle boxes;brake gear;
d) Buffers for rolling-stock; hooks and other coupling gear and corridor connections;
e) Coachwork.

3) Subject to the provisions of Note 1 above, heading 8608 applies, inter alia, to :

a) Assembled track, turntables, platform buffers, loading gauges;
b) Semaphores, mechanical signal discs, level crossing control gear, signal and point controls and other mechanical (including electro-mechanical) signalling, safety or traffic control equipment whether or not fitted for electric lighting, for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields.

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Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

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8601

RAIL LOCOMOTIVES POWERED FROM AN EXTERNAL SOURCE OF ELECTRICITY OR BY ELECTRIC ACCUMULATORS

8601 10 00

Powered from an external source of electricity

 Free

 

8601 20 00

Powered by electric accumulators

 Free

 

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8602

OTHER RAIL LOCOMOTIVES; LOCOMOTIVE TENDERS.

8602 10 00

Diesel electric locomotives

 Free

 

8602 90

Other :

 

 

8602 90 10

Steam locomotives and tenders thereof

 Free

 

8602 90 90

Other

 Free

 

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8603

SELF-PROPELLED RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY COACHES, VANS AND TRUCKS, OTHER THAN THOSE OF HEADING 8604

8603 10 00

Powered from an external source of electricity

 Free

 

8603 90 00

Other

 Free

 

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8604

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY MAINTENANCE OR SERVICE VEHICLES, WTHETHER OR NOT SELF-PROPELLED (FOR EXAMPLE, WORKSHOPS CRANES, BALLAST TAMPERS, TRACK-LINERS, TESTING COACHES AND TRACK INSPECTION VEHICLES)

8604 00 00

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY MAINTENANCE OR SERVICE VEHICLES, WTHETHER OR NOT SELF-PROPELLED (FOR EXAMPLE, WORKSHOPS CRANES, BALLAST TAMPERS, TRACK-LINERS, TESTING COACHES AND TRACK INSPECTION VEHICLES)

 Free

 

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8605

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY PASSENGER COACHES, NOT SELF-PROPELLED; LUGGAR VANS, PORT OFFICE COACHES AND OTHER SPECIAL PURPOSE RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY COACHES, NOT SELF-PROPELLED (EXCLUDING THOSE OF HEADING NO, 8604)

8605 00 00

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY PASSENGER COACHES, NOT SELF-PROPELLED; LUGGAR VANS, PORT OFFICE COACHES AND OTHER SPECIAL PURPOSE RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY COACHES, NOT SELF-PROPELLED (EXCLUDING THOSE OF HEADING NO, 8604)

 Free

 

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8606

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY GOODS VANS AND WAGONS NOT SELF-PROPELLED

8606 10

Tank wagons and the like :

 

 

8606 10 10

Four wheeler tank wagons of pay-load exceeding 23 tones

 Free

 

8606 10 20

Eight wheeler tank wagons of pay-load not exceeding 60 tones

 Free

 

8606 10 90

Other

 Free

 

8606 20 00

Insulated or refrigerated vans and wagons, other than those of sub heading 8606 10

 Free

 

8606 30 00

Self discharging vans and wagons, other than those of sub heading 8606 10 or 8606 20

Other

 Free

 

8606 91

Covered and closed :

 

 

8606 91 10

Meter guage eight wheeler covered wagons of pay-load not exceeding 38 tones

 Free

 

8606 91 20

Broad guage eight wheeler covered wagons of pay-load not exceeding 60 tones

 Free

 

8606 91 90

Other

 Free

 

8606 92

Open, with non-removable sides of a height exceeding 60 cms

 

 

8606 92 10

Bogie eight wheeler wagons of pay-load not exceeding 60 tones

 Free

 

8606 92 20

Broad guage bogie eight wheeler wagons of pay-load exceeding 60 tones but not exceeding 67 tones

 Free

 

8606 92 90

Other

 Free

 

8606 99 00

Other

 Free

 

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8607

PARTS OF RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY LOCOMOTIVES OR ROLLING STOCK
Bogies, bissel Bogies, axles and wheels, and parts thereof :

8607 11 00

Driving Bogies and bissel Bogies

 Free

 

8607 12 00

Other Bogies and bissel Bogies

 Free

 

 

 

 

 

8607 19

Other including parts :

 

 

8607 19 10

Axles, wheels for coaches, van and wagons ( rolling stock )

 Free

 

8607 19 20

Axles and wheels for locomotives

 Free

 

8607 19 30

Axle boxes (lubricating or grease box)

 Free

 

8607 19 90

Other parts of axles and wheels
Brakes and parts thereof :

 Free

 

8607 21 00

Air Brakes and parts thereof

 Free

 

8607 29 00

Other

 Free

 

8607 30

Hooks and Other coupling devices, buffers and parts thereof :

 

 

8607 30 10

Buffers and coupling devices

 Free

 

8607 30 90

Other
Other :

 Free

 

8607 91 00

Of locomotives

 Free

 

8607 99

Other :

 

 

8607 99 10

Parts of coach work of railway running stock

 Free

 

8607 99 20

Parts of tramway, locomotives and running stock

 Free

 

8607 99 30

Hydraulic shock absorbers for railway bogies

 Free

 

8607 99 90

Other

 Free

 

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8608

RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY TRACK FIXTURES AND FITTINGS; MECHANICAL (INCLUDING ELECTRO-MECHANICAL) SIGNALLING, SAFETY OR TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT FOR RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS, RAODS, INLAND WATERWAYS, PARKING FACILITIES, PORT INSTALLATION OR AIR-FIELDS; PARTS OF THE FOREGOING

8608 00

Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) signalling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installation or air-fields; parts of the foregoing

 

 

8608 00 10

Railway and tramway track fixtures and fittings

 Free

 

8608 00 20

Mechanical equipment, not electrically powered for signalling to or controlling road rail or other vehicles, ships or aircraft

 Free

 

8608 00 30

Other traffic control equipment for railways

 Free

 

8608 00 40

Other traffic control equipment for roads or inland waterways and including automatic traffic control equipment for use at ports and airports

 Free

 

8608 00 90

Other

 Free

 

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8609

CONTAINERS (INCLUDING CONTAINERS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF FLUIDS) SPECIALLY DESIGNED AND EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE BY ONE OR MORE MODES OF TRANSPORT

8609 00 00

Containers (including containers for the transport of fluids) specially designed and equipped for carriage by one or more modes of transport

 Free

 

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Import Licensing Note:

1. The Exim entry under ITC(HS) Code No. 86090000 in this Chapter shall also include "second hand marine containers" and imports thereof shall be free.


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