Railway applications - Braking - Functional and performance criteria of Electromagnetic Track Brake systems for use in railway rolling stock

General information

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm


This document describes the functionality, position, constraints and operation of a MTB system installed in bogies for use in emergency and in low adhesion condition on Mainline Trains up to speeds of 280 km/h. This document also contains test methods and acceptance criteria for a MTB system. This document also identifies interfaces with electrical equipment, bogie, track and other brake systems.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Interoperability of the trans-European high-speed 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
Feb 6, 2009