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U.S. Import and Export Data Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds HS Chapter 86

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2020

Top Origin Country

Cn
China

Top Destination State

Pa
Pennsylvania

EXPORTS

2008 2020

Top Destination Country

Ca
Canada

Top Origin State

Pa
Pennsylvania

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Import Export Rankings (2022)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 72nd (of 98)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 48th
Top Importing States California ($222,554,185), New York ($215,453,846), Illinois ($180,773,549), and Pennsylvania ($103,802,830)
Top Exporting States Illinois ($547,946,179), Texas ($521,438,821), Pennsylvania ($457,073,354), and New York ($160,103,257)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Canada ($1,004,998,334), Mexico ($626,585,352), Egypt ($237,297,461), and Singapore ($72,208,103)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. China ($413,299,445), Canada ($242,884,241), Mexico ($221,026,707), and Germany ($95,664,715)
CHAPTER 86
RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY LOCOMOTIVES, ROLLING STOCK AND PARTS THEREOF;
RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY TRACK FIXTURES AND FITTINGS AND PARTS THEREOF;
MECHANICAL (INCLUDING ELECTRO-MECHANICAL) TRAFFIC SIGNALING
EQUIPMENT OF ALL KINDS
XVII
86-1
Notes
  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) 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 signaling, safety or traffic control equipment of heading 8530.
  • 2. Heading 8607 applies, inter alia, to:
    • (a) Axles, wheels, wheel sets (running gear), metal tires, hoops and hubs and other parts of wheels;
    • (b) Frames, underframes, truck assemblies;
    • (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) signaling, safety or traffic control equipment, whether or not fitted for electric lighting, for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields.
Additional U.S. Note
  • 1. Railway locomotives (provided for in headings 8601 and 8602) and railway freight cars (provided for in heading 8606) on which no duty is owed are not subject to the entry or release requirements for imported merchandise set forth in Sections 448 and 484 of the Tariff Act of 1930. The Secretary of the Treasury may by regulation establish appropriate reporting requirements, including the requirement that a bond be posted to ensure compliance.
Compiler's Note
The provisions of subchapter II of chapter 99 (Miscellaneous Tariff Bills or MTBs), the provisions of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) found in General Note 4 and most product exclusions from the additional tariffs on products of China in subchapter III of chapter 99 expired on December 31, 2020. However, no endnotes or footnotes relating to these provisions have been deleted as of the issue date of this edition.

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
8601 Rail locomotives powered from an external source of electricity or by electric accumulators (batteries):
8601.10.00.00 Powered from an external source of electricity No. Free
8601.20.00.00 Powered by electric accumulators (batteries) No. Free
8602 Other rail locomotives; locomotive tenders:
8602.10.00.00 Diesel-electric locomotives No. Free
8602.90.00.00 Other No. Free
8603 Self-propelled railway or tramway coaches, vans and trucks, other than those of heading 8604:
8603.10.00.00 Powered from an external source of electricity No. 5% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8603.90.00.00 Other No. 5% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8604.00.00.00 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not self-propelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles) No. 2.9% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8605.00.00.00 Railway or tramway passenger coaches, not self- propelled; luggage vans, post office coaches and other special purpose railway or tramway coaches, not self- propelled (excluding those of heading 8604) No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8606 Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelled:
8606.10.00.00 Tank cars and the like No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8606.30.00.00 Self-discharging cars, other than those of subheading 8606.10 No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8606.91.00.00 Covered and closed No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8606.92.00.00 Open, with non-removable sides of a height exceeding 60 cm No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8606.99.01 Other 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8606.99.01.30 Flatcars having a flat floor or deck laid on the underframe, with no roof and with no raised sides or ends No.
8606.99.01.60 Other No.
8607 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rolling stock:
8607.11.00.00 Truck assemblies for self-propelled vehicles No. Free
8607.12.00.00 Other truck assemblies No. 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.19 Other, including parts:
8607.19.03.00 Axles kg 0.4% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.19.06.00 Parts of axles kg 0.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.19.12.00 Wheels, whether or not fitted with axles kg Free
8607.19.15.00 Parts of wheels kg Free
8607.19.30 Parts of truck assemblies of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.19.30.10 Bolsters kg
8607.19.30.20 Side frames kg
8607.19.30.90 Other kg
8607.19.90.00 Other kg 2.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, JP, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.21 Air brakes and parts thereof:
8607.21.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 kg 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.21.50.00 Other kg 3.9% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.29 Other:
8607.29.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 kg 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.29.50.00 Other kg 2.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.30 Hooks and other coupling devices, buffers, and parts thereof:
8607.30.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 kg 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.30.50.00 Other kg 2.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.91.00.00 Of locomotives kg Free
8607.99 Other:
8607.99.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606, except brake regulators kg 2.8% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8607.99.50.00 Other kg 3.1% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, JP, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8608.00.00.00 Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields; parts of the foregoing kg 3.8% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8609.00.00.00 Containers (including containers for the transport of fluids) specially designed and equipped for carriage by one or more modes of transport No. Free

Ruling

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