Standard vehicle is a term used in the railway industry . The German railways differentiates the control vehicles from the auxiliary vehicles . The "standard vehicles" have this designation because they correspond to the building regulations - the rules - of the railway building and operating regulations. In detail, the standard vehicles include:
- Traction vehicles ,
- Passenger cars ,
- Passenger baggage car ,
- Motorail coaches ,
- Mail car ,
- Freight wagons ,
- Freight train luggage wagons .
An essential feature of the standard vehicles is that they can be used in trains or, if they have a drive, can run as a train themselves.