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Railway applications - Tank wagons - Part 5: Top devices for bottom emptying and top filling of liquid products

General information

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.060.20   Trailing stock


This European Standard specifies the requirements on and characteristics of top devices of tank wagons fitted for bottom emptying only and filling through the manhole and used for liquid substances of RID.
This European Standard specifies in particular the important dimensions and arrangements for the connections of such tank wagons.
NOTE To take account of the loading gauge restrictions within Great Britain this European Standard does not apply to tank wagons operating exclusively therein.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Transport of dangerous goods by rail


Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of the dangerous goods

Life cycle


EN 12561-5:2002


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