This document discusses:
-   economic aspects of ballast projection;
-   comparison of methods in France and Spain for rolling stock;
-   infrastructure assessment methods;
-   review of available literature;
-   next steps and recommendations regarding standardization and research.

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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 applies to pneumatic half couplings designed to couple either the brake pipes or main reservoir pipes of railway vehicles, without taking the type of vehicles and track-gauge into consideration.
This document gives the requirements for the design, dimensions, testing and quality assurance of pneumatic half couplings.

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This document is limited to specifying the requirements when applying adhesion material to the interface between the wheel tread and the crown of the rail, and includes both trainborne and trackside solutions. This standard only covers the equipment and application of adhesion material to the active interface.
This document defines:
- the characteristics that systems of adhesion materials of the wheel/rail interface shall achieve, together with applicable inspection and test methods to be carr...
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This Technical Specification specifies the requirements of adhesion materials intended to be applied to the interface between the wheel tread and the rail crown (active interface). The specified adhesion materials can be applied either directly or indirectly to the wheel tread or rail.
It outlines the information required for most approval procedures, the method of testing and routine control/monitoring of the material.
This Technical Specification does not deal with Top of Rail materials.
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2021-01-13, JE: TC - Correction of text: 1st sentence of 8.3.3.3.1, 2nd sentence of 8.3.3.3.2 and 2nd sentence of 8.3.3.3

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This document is applicable to empty-loaded changeover devices designed to automatically sense when the load of a railway vehicle reaches a defined value (changeover mass), which represents the point at which the vehicle is classed as “loaded” and thereby requires the brake force to be adjusted accordingly to achieve the required brake performance. This document also covers manually operated empty-loaded changeover devices and the associated changeover plates.
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This document applies variable load sensing devices designated to continuously sense the load of a railway vehicle and provide a signal that can be used by a relay valve for the automatic variation of the air pressure used for brake applications, thereby adjusting the brake force accordingly to achieve the required brake performance.
This document specifies the requirements for the design, dimensions, manufacture and testing of automatic variable load sensing devices.

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This European standard specifies the requirements when applying material to the active interface between the wheel tread and the crown of the rail and includes trainborne and track side equipment.
This technical specification only covers the equipment and application of material to the active interface.
This document defines:
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This Technical Specification specifies the requirements of materials intended to be applied to the interface between the wheel tread and the rail crown (active interface). It can be applied either directly or indirectly to the wheel tread or rail.
It outlines the information required for most approval procedures, the method of testing and routine control/monitoring of the material.
This Technical Specification does not deal with adhesion materials, for example:
- sand
- adhesion enhancers

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1.1   General
This document deals with the technical requirements to minimize the specific railway hazards of self-propelled road-rail machines -henceforward referred to as machines - and associated equipment, which can arise during the commissioning, operation and maintenance of the machines when carried out in accordance with the specification given by the manufacturer or his authorized representative.
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1.1   General
This document deals with the technical requirements to minimize the specific railway hazards of self-propelled road-rail machines, as defined in FprEN 15746-1:2019, 3.1, henceforward referred to as machines, when designed and intended for running on European railways within the scope of European Directive 2007/58/EC.
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1.1   General
This document specifies the significant hazards, hazardous situations and events, common to self-propelled road-rail machines - henceforward referred to as machines - and associated equipment, arising due to the adaptation for their use on railway networks and urban rail networks. These machines are intended for construction, maintenance and inspection of the railway infrastructure, shunting and emergency rescue vehicles, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse...
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This document specifies the significant hazards, hazardous situations and events, common to self-propelled road-rail machines - henceforward referred to as machines - and associated equipment, arising due to the adaptation for their use on railway networks and urban rail networks. These machines are intended for construction, maintenance and inspection of the railway infrastructure, shunting and emergency rescue vehicles, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are re...view more

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This part of EN 13231 series defines the technical requirements and measurements for the acceptance of works for longitudinal and / or transverse reprofiling of railway rail heads in plain line, switches and crossings and expansion devices.
It applies to Vignole rails of 46 kg/m and above according to EN 13674 1.

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This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for track geometry measuring principles and systems in order to produce comparable results when measuring the same track. It applies to all measuring systems, attended or unattended, fitted on any vehicle, except track construction and maintenance machines. Only systems put into service after the standard comes into force are concerned.
This standard does not define the requirements for vehicle acceptance.
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This document is applicable to under ballast mats used in ballasted track and defines the test procedures and their evaluation criteria.
This document provides particular information in the following areas:
-   test methods, test arrangements and evaluation criteria of under ballast mat;
-   data supplied by the purchaser and by the supplier;
-   definition of general process of design approval tests;
-   definition of routine tests.
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This series of standards applies to welding of metallic materials in the manufacture and maintenance of railway vehicles and their components.
This part of the series defines the classification levels as well as the requirements for manufacturers of welded railway vehicles and components.

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The aim of this document is to define a design assessment procedure of a forged and rolled monobloc
wheel (RST). This assessment is carried out before the wheel is commissioned. This document describes,
in particular, the assessment to be performed in order to use wheels on a European network which, in
addition, have quality requirements in conformity with those defined in EN 13262.
This assessment requires that the conditions of use for the wheel are defined and this standard provides
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This European Standard specifies the characteristics of railway wheels for all track gauges.
This standard can also apply to light rail and tramway applications.
Five steel grades, ER6, ER7, ER8, ERS8 and ER9 are defined in this standard.
NOTE 1: ERS8 has been integrated in this standard as an optimization of steel grades ER8 and ER9 in the context of RCF, and by taking into account European service experience e.g. BS 5892-3 in the UK.
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This European Standard specifies the characteristics of new wheelsets for use on European networks:
This standard is applicable to wheelsets comprising elements that conform to the following European
Standards:
- EN 13262 for wheels;
- EN 13261 for axles;
This standard is not fully applicable to wheelsets undergoing maintenance.
Some characteristics are given as a function of a category 1 or of a category 2. Category 2 can be divided
into sub-categories (2a and 2b) to specify certain char...
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This European Standard specifies the characteristics of axles for use on European networks.
It defines characteristics of forged or rolled solid and hollow axles, made from vacuum-degassed steel grade
EA1N1 that is the most commonly used grade on European networks. For hollow axles, this standard applies
only to those that are manufactured by machining of a hole in a forged or rolled solid axle
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This document specifies the assessment of Fire Containment and Control Systems (FCCS) and associated fire detection systems for railway vehicles as an alternative to the fire barriers specified in EN 45545-3.
This document describes:
- assessment of installation and capability of fire detection system;
- assessment of interaction between fire detection system and FCCS;
- application and limitations of assessment process (mock-up or real scale test).
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This European standard describes the type test assessment method for acoustic signals at passenger external doors applying to rolling stock. The following applies to this standard: - this standard refers to acoustical passenger information indicating the release, opening and closing of passenger doors; - this standard is applicable to tonal signals with defined frequency components; - this standard is not applicable to spoken information.
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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 part of EN 45545 specifies the reaction to fire performance requirements for materials and products used on railway vehicles as defined in EN 45545-1.
The operation and design categories defined in EN 45545-1 are used to establish hazard levels that are used as the basis of a classification system.
For each hazard level, this part specifies the test methods, test conditions and reaction to fire performance requirements.
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This document specifies requirements for pads for disc brakes of railway rolling stock.
This document is applicable to pads designed to be fitted to disc braked rail vehicles. The brake pad may be manufactured from any material.
The document defines requirements and generic test programs for brake pads. In order to qualify the brake pad performance in accordance with the classification the standard provides fixed parameter figures as categories defined in paragraph classification scheme.

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This document defines the following elements for urban rail rolling stock:
-   the functional requirements for a communication device between passengers and driver or Operations Control Centre (OCC);
-   the dynamic behaviour of the Communication device.
This document is applicable to the categories I to III of Urban Rail rolling stock defined in CEN/CLC Guide 26:
-   (I) Metros;
-   (II) Trams;
-   (III) Light Rail.
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This document is applicable to brake pipe accelerator valves designed to vent the brake pipe of railway vehicles when an emergency brake application is initiated, without taking the type of vehicles and track-gauge into consideration.
This document specifies the requirements for the design, manufacture and testing of brake pipe accelerator valves.

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This document:
- defines the forces and moments to be taken into account with reference to masses, traction and braking conditions;
- gives the stress calculation method for axles with inboard axle journals;
- specifies the maximum permissible stresses to be assumed in calculations for steel grade EA1N, EA1T and EA4T defined in EN 13261;
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This European Standard describes the functionality, constraints, performance and operation of a brake system for use in self propelling thermal and electric trains operating on routes of the European rail system network.
This European Standard covers:
- all new vehicle designs of self-propelling thermal and electric trains being operated at a maximum speed up to 200 km/h, in the following text simply called EMU/DMU;
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This document specifies laboratory test procedures to determine the static and dynamic stiffness of rail pads, baseplate pads and complete rail fastening assemblies.

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This document specifies a laboratory test procedure for applying repeated displacement cycles representative of the displacements caused by traffic on railway track. It is used for assessing the long term performance of direct fastening systems.
The procedure is applicable to surface mounted rail on sleepers, bearers and slab track, and embedded rail.
This test procedure applies to a complete fastening assembly.

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This part of EN 13230 provides particular design guidance in the following areas:
-   derivation of characteristic loads and test loads;
-   calculation of characteristic and test bending moments.
The aim of this part of the standard is to give guidance for the preparation of all data to be given by the purchaser to the supplier in accordance with parts 1 to 5 of EN 13230. It applies to all gauges (standard, broad and narrow) as well as to all lengths of sleepers.
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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 is applicable to relay valves designated to control the brake cylinder pressure of compressed air brakes fitted to railway vehicles, in association with an air brake distributor valve or other control device. It covers one stage relay valves and relay valves adjusting the brake cylinder pressure in response to a change in vehicle speed or load that is either continuously variable or in two or more stages, i.e. empty – loaded.
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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 Technical Report gives guidance for:
- the use of Finite Element Method (FEM) to supplement the axle calculation defined in relevant standards for wheelset calculation and to deteremine in particular conditions for fitting transitions and groves;
- determination of fatigue limits consistent with the FEM procedure;
- validation of the fatigue limit of the blasted axles and unpainted axles.
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This document describes the measurement of the toxicity potential of the products of combustion based on two test methods:
- Method 1: EN ISO 5659-2 Smoke chamber area-based test with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) gas analysis techniques;
- Method 2: NF X70-100-2 Tubular furnace small mass-based test.
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This document is applicable to relay valves designated to control the brake cylinder pressure of compressed air brakes fitted to railway vehicles, in association with an air brake distributor valve or other control device. It covers one stage relay valves and relay valves adjusting the brake cylinder pressure in response to a change in vehicle speed or load that is either continuously variable or in two or more stages, i.e. empty – loaded.
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This document presents the stage of knowledge resulting from the Euraxles project about the design of the axle, and further steps to be taken.
It is the support:
- to define the loads to be taken into account;
- to describe the stress calculation method using finite elements and the validation processes associated;
- to specify the maximum permissible stresses to be assumed in calculations and the safety factors to be used.
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This document describes the measurement of the toxicity potential of the products of combustion based on two test methods:
- Method 1: EN ISO 5659-2 Smoke chamber area-based test with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) gas analysis techniques;
- Method 2: NF X70-100-2 Tubular furnace small mass-based test.
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This document specifies the characteristics of the Passenger Alarm System (PAS) for Urban Rail.
This document covers the PAS fitted to the passenger carrying Urban Rail rolling stock and specifies:
-   the safety related requirements;
-   the functional requirements of PAS triggered by pasasengers;
-   the requirements for the communication channel between passengers and the driver or OCC;
-   the requirements for the functional behaviour of the PAS;
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This part of the EN 13230 series defines additional technical criteria and control procedures as well as specific tolerance limits related to manufacturing and testing prestressed bearers for switches and crossings with a maximum length of 8,5 m.
Bearers longer than 8,5 m are considered as special elements and will comply with FprEN 13230 5:2015.

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This document specifies the characteristics of the Passenger Alarm System (PAS) for Urban Rail.
This document covers the PAS fitted to the passenger carrying Urban Rail rolling stock and specifies:
- the safety related requirements;
- the functional requirements of PAS triggered by passengers;
- the requirements for the communication channel between passengers and the driver or Operations Control Centre (OCC);
- the requirements for the functional behaviour of the PAS;
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This part of the EN 13230 series defines additional technical criteria and control procedures as well as specific tolerance limits related to manufacturing and testing prestressed bearers for switches and crossings with a maximum length of 8,5 m.
Bearers longer than 8,5 m are considered as special elements and will comply with FprEN 13230 5:2015.

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This European standard defines warning horn requirements which deliver the required audibility of approaching high speed trains and conventional trains, excluding road, metro and self-contained systems. For this purpose, the following requirements are included:
-   functional and technical requirements of the warning horn as a component,
-   functional and technical requirements of the integration of warning horns into the vehicle, and
-   test requirements.
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This European Standard defines the functional and technical requirements for head, marker and tail lamps for high speed trains and conventional trains, excluding road, metro and self-contained systems.
This European Standard also defines the requirements for testing and conformity assessment.
Portable lamps are excluded from the scope of this European Standard.

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This European Standard contains performance requirements and recommendations for electrical lighting systems in the interiors of public transport railway rolling stock under all operating and emergency conditions. This European Standard does not address lighting installed in instruments or controls.

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This document defines the functional and technical requirements for head, marker and tail lamps for heavy rail units, excluding road, metro and self-contained systems.
This document also defines the requirements for testing and conformity assessment.
Lamps designed for special purposes, for example illumination of third rail, are excluded from the scope of this document.
Portable lamps are excluded from the scope of this document.

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