EN 13979-1:2003

Railway applications - Wheelsets and bogies - Monobloc wheels - Technical approval procedure - Part 1: Forged and rolled wheels

Publication date:   Jul 30, 2004

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Apr 1, 2009


CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.040   Materials and components for railway engineering



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This standard defines requirements to be assessed before the use of a wheel of freight or passenger vehicles on a European network. The purpose of these requirements is to accept the design choices for the considerated use. The assessment of these requirements is named technical approval procedure. This part of the standard applies to forged and rolled wheels, for which the quality requirements are defined in prEN 13262. After this technical approval procedure and before the in the service utilisation, the wheel shall succeed to the qualification procedure which is defined in prEN 13262.

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EN 13979-1:2003
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Apr 1, 2009