This European Standard specifies requirements for the;
-   approval of training facilities, testing and maintaining the skills of aluminothermic welders and welding trainers. It applies to those aluminothermic welding processes compliant with the requirements of EN 14730-1. It requires that the system for training and testing of welders shall be approved by the railway authority.
-   approval of aluminothermic welding contractors. It applies to those contractors using aluminothermic welding proces...
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This document specifies the method to be followed to achieve a satisfactory design of bogie frames and includes design procedures, assessment methods, verification and manufacturing quality requirements. It is limited to the structural requirements of bogie frames including bolsters and axlebox housings. For the purpose of this document, these terms are taken to include all functional attachments, e.g. damper brackets.

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This document defines the tread profiles of wheels with a diameter equal or greater than 330 mm used
on rolling stock submitted to the Directive 2016/797/EU. These profiles apply to new wheels, whether
free-standing or assembled as wheelsets, as well as to wheels that require reprofiling during
maintenance.

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This European Standard applies to new designs of locomotives and passenger carrying rolling stock as defined in categories C-I to C-IV of Clause 4 taking into consideration the recommendations given in Annex E on the application of the standard (migration rule). It is intended to protect vehicle occupants, through the preservation of structural integrity, and does not extend to other railway employees and customers who are not in vehicles, or to third parties. The specified requirements relate t...view more

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This document specifies crashworthiness requirements applicable to new designs of:
- locomotives;
- driving vehicles operating in passenger and freight trains;
- passenger rail vehicles operating in passenger trains (such as trams, metros, mainline trains).
This document identifies common methods of providing passive safety that can be adapted to suit individual vehicle requirements.
This document specifies the characteristics of reference obstacle models for use with the design collision s...
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This part of EN 13674 specifies switch and crossing rails that carry railway wheels. These are used in conjunction with Vignole railway rails. This part of this standard is not applicable for the check rails that do not carry railway wheels. Eight pearlitic steel grades are specified covering a hardness range of 200 HBW to 390 HBW and include non heat treated non-alloy steels, non heat treated alloy steels, heat treated non-alloy steels and heat treated low alloy steels. There are !34 rail profi...view more

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This document specifies switch and crossing rails that carry railway wheels. These are used in conjunction with Vignole railway rails.
This document is not applicable for the check rails that do not carry railway wheels.
Nine pearlitic steel grades are specified covering a hardness range of 200 HBW to 410 HBW and include non-heat treated non-alloy steels, non-heat treated alloy steels, heat treated non-alloy steels, heat treated low alloy steels and heat treated alloy steels.
There are 33 rai...
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This European Standard specifies flat bottom Vignole railway rails from 27 kg/m to, but excluding 46 kg/m.
Seven pearlitic steel grades are specified covering a rail hardness range of 200 HBW to 410 HBW and include non-heat-treated non-alloy steels, non-heat-treated alloy steels, heat-treated non-alloy steels and heat treated alloy steels.
There are 15 rail profiles specified in this European Standard, but these may not be available in all steel grades.

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This European Standard gives definitions for the principal track geometry parameters and specifies minimum requirements for measurement, the analysis methods and the presentation of results. The aim is to allow the comparability of the output of different measuring systems.

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This document specifies flat bottom Vignole railway rails from 27 kg/m to, but excluding 46 kg/m.
Eight pearlitic steel grades are specified covering a rail hardness range of 200 HBW to 440 HBW and include non-heat-treated non-alloy steels, non-heat-treated alloy steels, heat-treated non-alloy steels and heat-treated alloy steels.
There are 15 rail profiles specified in this document, but these may not be available in all steel grades.

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This European Standard specifies requirements for grooved rails and associated construction rail profiles for grooved rail facilities with a linear mass of 42 kg/m and upwards for use in tram transport systems.
NOTE   Grooved rails are also used for harbour and industrial tracks.
Six pearlitic steel grades are specified in a hardness range between 200 HBW and 390 HBW. The rails are either non-heat-treated or heat-treated and are made from non-alloyed (C-Mn) steel in both cases.
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This document gives definitions for the principal track geometry parameters and specifies minimum requirements for measurement and the analysis methods. The aim is to allow the comparability of the output of different measuring systems.
This document does not apply to Urban Rail Systems.

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This document specifies requirements for grooved rails and associated construction rail profiles for grooved rail facilities with a linear mass of 42 kg/m and upwards for use in tram transport systems.
NOTE   Grooved rails are also used for harbour and industrial tracks.
Five pearlitic steel grades are specified in a hardness range between 200 HBW and 390 HBW. The rails are either non-heat-treated or heat-treated and are made from non-alloyed (C-Mn) steel in both cases.
This document specifies ...
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This European Standard specifies requirements for the approval of a welding process in a fixed plant, together with the requirements for subsequent welding production.
It applies to new Vignole railway rails R220, R260, R260Mn and R350HT grade rails of 46 kg/m and above, as contained in EN 13674-1, welded by a flash butt welding process in a fixed plant and intended for use on railway infrastructure.
This European Standard applies to the welding of rails into welded strings.

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This document specifies requirements for the approval of a welding process in a fixed plant, together with the requirements for subsequent welding production.
It applies to new Vignole railway rails R220, R260, R260Mn, R320Cr, R350HT, R350LHT, R370CrHT and R400HT grade rails of 46 kg/m and above, as contained in EN 13674 1, welded by a flash butt welding process in a fixed plant and intended for use on railway infrastructure.
This document applies to the welding of rails into welded strings.

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This European Standard specifies the procedure for inspection, planning and execution of rail reprofiling work including description of rail surface defects. It concerns work in both plain lines and switches and crossings generally done with machines according to the EN 14033 series and EN 15746 series.
It applies to vignole railway rails of 46 kg/m and above according to EN 13674-1.

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This document specifies the procedure for planning and execution of rail reprofiling work including description of rail surface defects. It concerns work in both plain lines and switches and crossings generally done with machines according to the EN 14033 series and EN 15746 series.
It applies to vignole railway rails of 46 kg/m and above according to EN 13674-1.

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This European Standard specifies minimum requirements and other criteria for assessing the general safety and environmental performance of noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propagation under typical rail-side conditions. Requirements for more onerous conditions are a matter for consideration by the designer. Appropriate test methods are provided where these are necessary, but for some aspects a declaration of material characteristics may be required for the information ...view more

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This standard provides requirements and measures to deal with the significant and specific railway risks during track works and with common principles for the protection of fixed and mobile work sites with trains circulating on the working track and on the adjacent track. Railway risks and protection measures for access and egress to/from the worksite are considered in the same way as railway risks and protection measures for track work itself.
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This European Standard specifies minimum requirements and other criteria for assessing the general safety and environmental performance of noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propagation under typical rail-side conditions. Requirements for more onerous conditions are a matter for consideration by the designer. Appropriate test methods are provided where these are necessary, but for some aspects a declaration of material characteristics may be required for the information ...view more

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This European Standard provides requirements and measures to deal with the significant and specific railway risks during works on or in proximity of the track and with common principles for the protection of fixed and mobile work sites with trains and/or machines circulating on the working track and trains circulating on the adjacent track(s). Railway risks and protection measures for access and egress to/from the work site are considered in the same way as railway risks and protection measures ...view more

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This European Standard defines the activities related to work on or near the railway track and the associated competence profiles of persons who carry out these activities and defines procedures for assessing the competence.

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This document defines minimum functional and non-functional requirements for developing a Track Warning Systems (TWS) to warn persons during their work on or nearby the track about the approaching of trains or rail vehicles using acoustical and visual TWS-Signals. These systems may also be able to influence the approaching of trains and rail vehicles by stoppage function.
This European Standard is applicable:
- to systems, sub-systems and components within TWS, including those containing softwa...
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This European Standard defines the activities related to work on or near the railway track and the associated competence profiles of persons who carry out these activities and defines procedures for assessing the competence.

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This European Standard defines minimum functional and non-functional requirements for developing a Track Warning Systems (TWS) to warn persons during their work on or nearby the track about the approaching of trains or rail vehicles using acoustical and visual TWS-Signals. These systems may also be able to influence the approaching of trains and rail vehicles by stoppage function.
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This European Standard describes a test method for determining the intrinsic characteristics of sound diffraction of added devices installed on the top of railway noise barriers. The test method prescribes measurements of the sound pressure level at several reference points near the top edge of a noise barrier with and without the added device installed on its top. The effectiveness of the added device is calculated as the difference between the measured values with and without the added devices...view more

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This European Standard describes a test method for determining the intrinsic characteristics of sound diffraction of added devices installed on the top of railway noise barriers. The test method prescribes measurements of the sound pressure level at several reference points near the top edge of a noise barrier with and without the added device installed on its top. The intrinsic effectiveness of the added device is calculated as the difference between the measured values with and without the add...view more

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This European Standard specifies the requirements for the design, dimensions, performance and testing of single/double brake indicators. It applies to pneumatically and electrically operating brake indicators visible from the outside of the vehicle.
NOTE 1   Brake indicators are for giving precise and accurate information about release and application of the brake.
This European Standard applies to brake indicators on railway vehicles used on the main national networks, urban networks, undergrou...
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This European Standard specifies the requirements for the design, dimensions, performance and testing of single/double brake indicators. It applies to pneumatically and electrically operating brake indicators visible from the outside of the vehicle.
NOTE   Brake indicators are for giving information about release and application of the brake.
This European Standard applies to brake indicators on railway vehicles used on the main national networks, urban networks, underground railways, trams and ...
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This European Standard specifies principles and requirements for measuring multiple and articulated freight wagons. This ensures that the measuring processes are applied in accordance with uniform criteria. It applies to new and modified multiple and articulated freight wagons.
Provisions going beyond the scope of these requirements are generally agreed between the contracting parties involved.
The measuring processes relate to multiple and articulated freight wagons with or without add-ons i...
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This European standard defines the loading, the relevant load model positions and the internal forces of noise barriers caused by the air pressure wave of passing trains based on EN 1991-2 Eurocode 1, clause 6.6.2. The vertical and horizontal shape of the air pressure wave and the dynamic effects have been taken into account. The calculation method described in this European standard has been developed for noise barriers having a post-panel structure with pile foundations and can also be used fo...view more

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This part of EN 13230 defines technical criteria and control procedures which have to be satisfied by the constituent materials and the finished concrete sleepers and bearers, i.e.: precast concrete sleepers, bearers for switches and crossings, and special elements for railway tracks.
The main requirement of concrete sleepers and bearers is the transmission of vertical, lateral and longitudinal loads from the rails to the ballast or other support. In use they are also exposed to frost damage an...
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This part of EN 13230 defines technical criteria and control procedures for manufacturing and testing twin block reinforced concrete sleepers.

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This part of EN 13230 defines additional technical criteria and control procedures for manufacturing and testing special elements.

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This part of EN 13230 defines additional technical criteria and control procedures related to manufacturing and testing prestressed monoblock sleepers.

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This European standard defines the loading, the relevant load model positions and the internal forces acting on noise barriers, due to the air pressure wave set out in EN 1991 2:2003, 6.6.2. The vertical and horizontal shapes of the air pressure wave and the dynamic effects have been taken into account. The calculation method described in this European standard has been developed for noise barriers having a post-and-panel structure with piled foundations. It can also be used where cladding is at...view more

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This part of the EN 13230 series defines technical criteria and control procedures for manufacturing and testing twin-block reinforced concrete sleepers.

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This part of the EN 13230 series defines technical criteria and control procedures which need to be satisfied by the constituent materials and the finished concrete sleepers and bearers, i.e.: precast concrete sleepers, twin-block reinforced sleepers, bearers for switches and crossings, and special elements for railway tracks.
The main requirement of concrete sleepers and bearers is the transmission of vertical, lateral and longitudinal loads from the rails to the ballast or other support. In u...
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This part of the EN 13230 series defines additional technical criteria and control procedures for manufacturing and testing special elements.

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This part of the EN 13230 series defines additional technical criteria and control procedures related to the manufacturing and testing of prestressed monoblock sleepers.

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This document specifies a test method for measuring a quantity representative of the intrinsic characteristics of airborne sound insulation for railway noise barriers, i.e. the sound insulation index. All noise reducing devices different from noise barriers and related devices for attenuation of ground borne vibration and on board devices are out of the scope of this document.

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This European Standard describes a test method for measuring a quantity representative of the intrinsic characteristics of airborne sound insulation for railway noise barriers: the sound insulation index.
The test method is intended for the following applications:
-   determination of the intrinsic characteristics of airborne sound insulation of noise barriers to be installed along railways, to be measured either on typical installations alongside railways or on a relevant sample section;
-   det...
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EN 16272-3-2 specifies a normalized railway noise spectrum for the evaluation and assessment of the acoustic performance of devices designed to reduce airborne railway noise near railways. All noise reducing devices different from noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propagation, e.g. devices for attenuation of ground borne vibration and on board devices, are out of the scope of this European Standard.

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This European Standard specifies a normalized railway noise spectrum for the evaluation and assessment of the acoustic performance of devices designed to reduce airborne railway noise near railways.
All noise reducing devices different from noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propagation, e.g. devices for attenuation of ground borne vibration and on board devices, are out of the scope of this European Standard.

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CEN/TS 16272-5 describes a test method for measuring a quantity representative of the intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection from railway noise barriers: the reflection index. The test method is intended for the following applications: - determination of the intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection of noise barriers to be installed along railways, to be measured either on typical installations alongside railways or on a relevant sample section; - determination of the in situ intrinsi...view more

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This Technical Specification describes a test method for measuring a quantity representative of the intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection from railway noise barriers: the reflection index.
The test method is intended for the following applications:
- determination of the intrinsic characteristics of sound reflection of noise barriers to be installed along railways, to be measured either on typical installations alongside railways or on a relevant sample section;
- determination of the...
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This European Standard specifies a normalised railway noise spectrum for the evaluation and assessment of the acoustic performance of devices designed to reduce airborne railway noise near railways. All noise reducing devices that differ from noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propagation, e.g. devices for attenuation of ground borne vibration and on board devices, are out of the scope of this European Standard.

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This European Standard specifies the technical requirements to deal with the significant hazards, hazardous situations and events, common to demountable machines, as defined in EN 15955-1:2013, intended for construction, maintenance inspection of the railway infrastructure, shunting and emergency rescue vehicles. This European Standard specifies the technical requirements to deal with the common hazards during transport, assembly and installation, commissioning, running on track, use including s...view more

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This European Standard specifies the laboratory method for measuring the sound absorption of flat noise barriers or flat claddings for retaining walls or tunnels. It covers the assessment of the intrinsic sound absorption performance of noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propagation designed for railways which can reasonably be assembled inside the testing facility described in EN ISO 354. The test method in EN ISO 354, referred to in this European Standard, is strictly ...view more

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This European Standard specifies the laboratory method for measuring the airborne sound insulation of noise barriers. It covers the assessment of the intrinsic airborne sound insulation performance of noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propagation designed for railways which can reasonably be assembled inside the testing facility described in EN ISO 10140 series. All noise reducing devices different from noise barriers and related devices acting on airborne sound propaga...view more

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