This European Standard specifies the requirements for the rescue coupler for train sets compliant with the Technical Specification for Interoperability High Speed Rolling Stock. It defines the interfaces to which it has to match during rescue operations. It is suitable for locomotives fitted with UIC 520 pattern draw gear and buffers, i.e. moveable draw hook and draw gear capable of compressive loading. )
Provisions going beyond the scope of this European Standard need to be agreed upon by the contracting parties involved.
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
Nov 3, 2010