This European Standard specifies check rail profiles which have been designed for this purpose. It does not cover guard rails which are to protect vehicle, bridge, viaduct and other structures in the event of a derailment.
Three grades of steel and five rail profiles are specified.
Legislation related to this standard
Interoperability of the trans-European high-speed rail systemHarmonized/Supporting
Procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jul 7, 2010