EN 12299:2009

Railway applications - Ride comfort for passengers - Measurement and evaluation

Publication date:   Sep 30, 2009

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Jul 27, 2016

CEN

CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.060.20   Trailing stock

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Scope

This standard specifies methods for quantifying the effects of vehicle body motions on ride comfort for passengers and vehicle assessment with respect to ride comfort. The effect considered is:
 discomfort, associated with relatively low levels of acceleration and roll velocity.
Other effects, not included in the standard, are associated with higher acceleration levels:
 health risk effect: physical damage and psychological deterioration.
The standard applies to passengers travelling in railway vehicles on railway lines, including main, secondary and suburban lines. This standard could be used as a guide for other railway vehicles, for example locomotives, metros, trams, etc.
The standard applies to passengers in good health.
This standard applies to measurements of motions. It also applies to simulated motions.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

93/38/EEC

Procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors

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

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)

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Replaces
ENV 12299:1999

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PUBLISHED
EN 12299:2009
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jul 27, 2016

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