Railway applications - Requirements for ERTMS Trackside Boards

This European Standard defines the requirements for the provision, visibility, readability, maintenance and testing of a specific set of ERTMS trackside boards associated with the following DMI and ETCS track conditions:
-   ETCS stop marker;
-   ETCS location marker, the trackside ETCS signal to identify a specific location on the line;
-   level transition, corresponding to transitions between ETCS levels;
-   lower pantograph;
-   pantograph lowered;
-   raise pantograph;
-   neutral section announcement;
-   neutral section;
-   end of neutral section;
-   GSM-R network border marker.
This European Standard includes the arrangement of the boards and their interface with existing systems (track, cab design including cab sight lines, visibility by the driver and train head lamps).
NOTE 1   The ETCS and GSM-R signs are needed when the information normally associated with the DMI symbols is provided at the trackside.
NOTE 2   The application of ERTMS trackside boards is not within the scope of this standard.
Sighting requirements are not included within the scope of this standard. Sighting requirements for the boards may be different according to their level of authority: marker boards ‘End of Authority’ need to be treated with the same level of authority as a signal and may have enhanced sighting requirements; the remaining boards may be sighted as generic signage sighting rules. The sighting process needs to be implemented in accordance with national safety rules.

Bahnanwendungen - Anforderungen an ERTMS-Strecken- und Signaltafeln

Diese Europäische Norm definiert die Anforderungen an die Bereitstellung, Sichtbarkeit, Lesbarkeit, Wartung und Prüfung der Strecken- und Signaltafeln für ERTMS, die mit den folgenden DMI- und ETCS-Gleisbedingungen im Zusammenhang stehen:
-   Haltemarkierung für ETCS;
-   Anordnungspositions-Markierung für ETCS, das gleisseitige ETCS-Signal, das dazu dient, eine bestimm-te Position auf der Strecke zu kennzeichnen;
-   Niveauübergang, entsprechend den Übergängen zwischen ETCS-Niveaus;
-   Stromabnehmer absenken;
-   Stromabnehmer abgesenkt;
-   Stromabnehmer hochstellen;
-   Ankündigung des neutralen Abschnitts;
-   neutraler Abschnitt;
-   Ende des neutralen Abschnitts;
-   Netzwerk-Grenzmarkierung für GSM-R.
Diese Europäische Norm umfasst die Anordnung der Tafeln und ihrer Schnittstellen mit bestehenden Syste-men (Gleis, Führerraumauslegung einschließlich Sichtlinien, Sichtbarkeit für den Triebfahrzeugführer und Erfassung durch die Zugscheinwerfer).
ANMERKUNG 1   Die ETCS- und GSM-R-Zeichen sind erforderlich, wenn die üblicherweise mit den DMI-Symbolen im Zusammenhang stehenden Informationen gleisseitig bereitgestellt werden.
ANMERKUNG 2   Die Aufstellung der ERTMS-Strecken- und Signaltafeln liegt nicht im Anwendungsbereich dieser Norm.
Anforderungen an die Sichtbarkeit liegen nicht im Anwendungsbereich dieser Norm. Die Anforderungen an die Sichtbarkeit der Tafeln können sich in Abhängigkeit vom Grad der mit ihnen im Zusammenhang stehenden Fahrberechtigung unterscheiden: Markierungstafeln „Ende der Fahrberechtigung (EoA)“ verfügen über den gleichen Grad der Fahrberechtigung wie ein Signal und können erhöhte Anforderungen an die Sichtbarkeit aufweisen; für die übrigen Tafeln können die allgemeinen Sichtbarkeitsregeln gelten. Die Sichtbarkeit ist in Übereinstimmung mit nationalen Sicherheitsregeln zu sicherzustellen.

Applications ferroviaires - Exigences relatives aux pancartes ERTMS

La présente Norme européenne définit les exigences pour la mise à disposition, la visibilité, la lisibilité, la maintenance et les essais d'un ensemble spécifique de pancartes ERTMS associées avec les conditions de voie DMI et ETCS suivantes :
-   Repère “STOP” ETCS ;
-   Repère de localisation ETCS, indicatif ETCS en bord de voie pour identifier une localisation spécifique sur la ligne ;
-   Changement de niveau, correspondant aux changements entre les niveaux ETCS ;
-   Baissez pantographe ;
-   Pantographe abaissé ;
-   Levez pantographe ;
-   Signal d’annonce “Coupez courant” ;
-   Signal d’exécution “Coupez courant” ;
-   Signal de fin de parcours “Coupez courant” ;
-   Repère de limite de réseau GSM-R.
La présente Norme européenne comprend la mise en place des systèmes embarqués et leur interface avec les systèmes existants (voie, cabine, y compris les lignes de visibilité de la cabine, visibilité du conducteur et lampes frontales des trains).
NOTE 1   Les signaux ETCS et GSM-R sont nécessaires lorsque l'information normalement associée aux symboles DMI est fournie en bord de piste.
NOTE   La mise en application des pancartes ERTMS est en dehors du domaine d’application de la présente Norme.
Les exigences relatives à l’observation ne sont pas incluses au domaine d’application de la présente Norme. Les exigences relatives à l’observation des pancartes peuvent être différentes en fonction de leur niveau d’autorité. Les panneaux de repère « fin de l'autorité » ont besoin d’être traités avec le même niveau d'autorité qu’un signal et peuvent avoir des exigences relatives à l’observation améliorées. Les pancartes restantes peuvent être observées selon les règles d'observation signalétique générique. Le processus d'observation à besoin d’être mis en oeuvre conformément aux règles de sécurité nationales.

Železniške naprave - Zahteve za signalne/opozorilne table ERTMS vzdolž proge

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Publication Date
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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Železniške naprave - Zahteve za signalne/opozorilne table ERTMS vzdolž progeBahnanwendungen - Anforderungen für ERTMS-SignalisierungApplications ferroviaires - Exigences relatives aux plaques ERTMS le long de la voieRailway applications - Requirements for ERTMS Trackside Boards93.100Gradnja železnicConstruction of railways03.220.30Železniški transportTransport by railICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 16494:2015SIST EN 16494:2015en,fr,de01-junij-2015SIST EN 16494:2015SLOVENSKI
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EUROPEAN STANDARD NORME EUROPÉENNE EUROPÄISCHE NORM
EN 16494
April 2015 ICS 03.220.30; 33.070.50 English Version
Railway applications - Requirements for ERTMS Trackside Boards
Applications ferroviaires - Exigences relatives aux pancartes ERTMS
Bahnanwendungen - Anforderungen an ERTMS-Strecken- und Signaltafeln This European Standard was approved by CEN on 12 December 2014.
CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN member.
This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.
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EN 16494:2015 (E) 2 Contents Page
Foreword . 3 Introduction . 4 1 Scope. 5 2 Normative references . 5 3 Terms and definitions . 6 4 Symbols and abbreviations . 6 5 Requirements . 6 5.1 General . 6 5.2 Physical requirements for ERTMS trackside boards . 7 5.2.1 General . 7 5.2.2 Design . 7 5.2.3 Dimensions . 11 5.3 Optical properties . 13 5.3.1 Optical properties of trackside boards . 13 5.3.2 Optical properties of the rear of trackside boards . 13 5.4 Mechanical performance in environmental conditions . 13 5.5 Maintenance requirements . 14 5.6 Location of trackside boards . 14 5.7 Alignment of trackside boards . 14 6 Test methods . 14 6.1 Test samples . 14 6.2 Test for optical properties . 14 6.3 Test for environmental properties . 15 Annex ZA (informative)
Relationship between this European Standard and the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 2008/57/EC . 16 Bibliography . 17
SIST EN 16494:2015



EN 16494:2015 (E) 3 Foreword This document (EN 16494:2015) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 256 “Railway applications”, the secretariat of which is held by DIN. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by October 2015 and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October 2015. Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent rights. CEN [and/or CENELEC] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights. This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of EU Directive(s). For relationship with EU Directive(s), see informative Annex ZA, which is an integral part of this document. According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. SIST EN 16494:2015



EN 16494:2015 (E) 4 Introduction This European Standard was produced for the specification and harmonization of a specific set of ERTMS trackside boards to support ETCS and GSM-R operations. The existing DMI symbols within the scope of this European Standard were considered for the trackside board designs but were found to be unreadable due to complexity of the designs. For this reason the abstract designs shown in Table 1 were developed. This European Standard contains colour images for indicational purposes only. The colours are not representative of the specification. The drawings shown in Table 1 and Table 2 are not to scale. SIST EN 16494:2015



EN 16494:2015 (E) 5 1 Scope This European Standard defines the requirements for the provision, visibility, readability, maintenance and testing of a specific set of ERTMS trackside boards associated with the following DMI and ETCS track conditions: • ETCS stop marker; • ETCS location marker, the trackside ETCS signal to identify a specific location on the line; • level transition, corresponding to transitions between ETCS levels; • lower pantograph; • pantograph lowered; • raise pantograph; • neutral section announcement; • neutral section; • end of neutral section; • GSM-R network border marker. This European Standard includes the arrangement of the boards and their interface with existing systems (track, cab design including cab sight lines, visibility by the driver and train head lamps). NOTE 1 The ETCS and GSM-R signs are needed when the information normally associated with the DMI symbols is provided at the trackside. NOTE 2 The application of ERTMS trackside boards is not within the scope of this standard. Sighting requirements are not included within the scope of this standard. Sighting requirements for the boards may be different according to their level of authority: marker boards ‘End of Authority’ need to be treated with the same level of authority as a signal and may have enhanced sighting requirements; the remaining boards may be sighted as generic signage sighting rules. The sighting process needs to be implemented in accordance with national safety rules. 2 Normative references The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies. EN 12899-1:2007, Fixed, vertical road traffic signs — Part 1: Fixed signs EN 15273-1, Railway applications — Gauges — Part 1: General — Common rules for infrastructure and rolling stock SIST EN 16494:2015



EN 16494:2015 (E) 6 3 Terms and definitions For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply. 3.1 cab sight lines viewing directions achievable by the driver in the normal driving position 3.2 ETCS track conditions ETCS operating conditions which include the normal and degraded mode 3.3 ERTMS trackside boards fixed permanent boards which provide trackside visual information to train drivers operating under ERTMS 3.4 readability characteristic of a sign by which, when it is viewed under the conditions defined for the sign by a person just meeting the relevant eyesight standard, the message it conveys is understandable 4 Symbols and abbreviations For the purposes of this document, the following symbols and abbreviations apply. DMI Driver-Machine Interface ERTMS European Rail Traffic Management System ETCS European Train Control System GSM-R Global System for Mobile communication — Rail LT Level Transition TSI Technical Specification for Interoperability 5 Requirements 5.1 General To assist in readability, the ERTMS trackside boards shall comply with the following: — physical requirements for the trackside boards, as set out in 5.2; — optical requirements, as set out in 5.3; — mechanical performance in environmental conditions, as set out in 5.4; — maintenance requirements, as set out in 5.5. The installation of a given trackside board shall require an assessment to determine: — location, as set out in 5.6; — selection of the appropriate size from the alternatives given in Tables 3 and 4; SIST EN 16494:2015



EN 16494:2015 (E) 7 — alignment, as set out in 5.7. 5.2 Physical requirements for ERTMS trackside boards 5.2.1 General The design and dimensions of the ERTMS trackside boards are specified in 5.2.2 and 5.2.3. 5.2.2 Design The designs of the ERTMS trackside boards are shown in Table 1 for the ETCS trackside boards and in Table 2 for GSM-R trackside board. NOTE 1
The colours are not representative of the specification. NOTE 2 The drawings shown in Tables 1 and 2 are not to scale. Table 1 — Design of ETCS trackside boards Description applicable to DMI Description provided for information only Symbol N/A ETCS Stop Marker
Note that the arrow may face to the left, down or to the right, according to the line to which it refers. In addition to the symbol given above, an identification plate shall be provided. National rules shall apply to the design and p
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