EN 13260:2009

Railway applications - Wheelsets and bogies - Wheelsets - Product requirements

Publication date:   Aug 21, 2009

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Oct 20, 2010

CEN

CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.040   Materials and components for railway engineering

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Scope

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 characteristics. Category 1 is generally chosen when the
operating speed exceeds 200 km/h. The wheelset then comprises wheels and axle of category 1 as specified
in EN 13262 for the wheels and EN 13261 for the axles.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

96/48/EC

Interoperability of the trans-European high-speed rail system

Harmonized/Supporting
2001/16/EC

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

Harmonized/Supporting
2008/57/EC

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

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 13260:2003

NOW

WITHDRAWN
EN 13260:2009
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Oct 20, 2010