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Railway Applications - Vehicle Marking - Passenger coaches and locomotives

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30.98 Project deleted   Jul 25, 2008


CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm


Define the various items of information relating to the characteristics of the other vehicles (locomotives, coaches) in a clear and concise manner.
Give a description of the required information such as content (characteristics of wagon design, operation limits, maintenance due date,…) and its transmission to the expected receiver {presentation format (text, image, and symbols), illumination and receipt of information};
Define characteristics situations of information transmission, their theoretical model and suitable parameters to describe such situations;
Identify the essential transmission parameters to the receiver including their design values considering appropriate safety margins under operating conditions (brightness, colour, size, distance, viewing capacity ,...);
Define principles and essential parameters for information transmission as demonstrated by proven technical solutions
Upgrade the current specifications contained in relevant UIC documents to align them with latest knowledge and practice in order to modernise them and to obtain similar documents for those vehicles as the one requested to meet the requirements of the CR Freight Rolling Stock TSI.
The standard should be based on existing UIC leaflets, RIC or COTIF relevant markings which also have to be integrated.

Related directives

Directives related to this standards.


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


30.98 Project deleted
Jul 25, 2008