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Autoexport from the XML-Schema for element Generic:auxiliaryBrakes of railML® version 3.2
Documentation provides a list of possible auxiliary brakes working together with the main brake of this setting. The attribute for each auxiliary brake forms a flag whether it is active with this setting of vehicle brake.
Subschema generic
Parents* trainBrakes,


Children None
  • brakeUse: planned/calculated usage of specified brakes (optional; xs:string; patterns: other:w{2,})
Possible values:
  • both
  • emergency
  • normal
  • unknown,

  • E: electro-dynamic, rheostatic brakes (optional; xs:boolean),

  • ep: electro-pneumatic brakes (optional; xs:boolean),

  • H: hydro-dynamic brake (optional; xs:boolean),

  • Mg: magnetic shoe brakes (optional; xs:boolean),

  • Wb: eddy current brakes (optional; xs:boolean)
Elements may have different parent elements. As a consequence they may be used in different contexts.
Please, consider this as well as a user of this wiki as when developing this documentation further.
Aspects that are only relevant with respect to one of several parents should be explained exclusively in the documentation of the respective parent element.

This element does not appear in railML® 3.1 within the generic subschema. It is available only in railML® 3.2. There exists an element <CO:auxiliaryBrakes> that might have preceded it. Do not hesitate to contact for further questions.

Changes 3.1→3.2

Introduced with version 3.2. There exists an element <CO:auxiliaryBrakes> that might have preceded it.


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