EN 15273-2:2009

Railway applications - Gauges - Part 2: Rolling stock gauge

Publication date:   Mar 22, 2010

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   May 8, 2013


CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.020   Railway engineering in general



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This document is applicable by the authorities involved in all types of railway operation.
This European Standard is applicable to new designs, to modifications and to the checking of the gauge for vehicles already in use.
The application of the rules of this European Standard makes it possible to determine the maximum dimensions of vehicles related to the structures.
The rules given in this standard are not applicable to vehicles guided by a single rail.
This European Standard contains:
- the associated rules for all the gauges for rolling stock;
- the requirements for composing the technical gauge report to submit to the Acceptance Authority in order to confirm vehicle conformity to this standard;
- the requirements for maintaining the vehicle characteristics influencing gauging throughout its operational life.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Interoperability of the trans-European high-speed rail system


Procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors


Directive 2001/16/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2001 on the interoperability of the trans-European conventional rail system


DIRECTIVE 2008/57/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 17 June 2008 on the interoperability of the rail system within the Community (Recast)


Life cycle


EN 15273-2:2009
99.60 Withdrawal effective
May 8, 2013