This part of EN 13146 specifies a laboratory test procedure to determine the moment necessary to rotate a rail, secured to a sleeper by a rail fastening assembly, through 1° in a plane parallel to the base of the rail. The value obtained can be used in track stability calculations. The test is not applicable to embedded rail.
This test procedure applies to a complete fastening assembly.
Legislation related to this standard
Procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors
Interoperability of the trans-European high-speed rail system
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)
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