prEN 13481-3

Railway applications - Track - Performance requirements for fastening systems - Part 3: Fastening systems for wood sleepers prEN 13481-3

General information

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

93.100   Construction of railways


This European Standard is applicable to fastening systems for use on wood sleepers in ballasted track categories A - E (EN 13481-1, clause 3.1) which have maximum axle loads and minimum curve radii in accordance with table 1.

NOTE The maximum axle load for categories A and B does not apply to maintenance vehicles

The requirements apply to:
- fastening systems which act on the foot and/or web of the rail including direct fastening systems and systems which incorporate a baseplate;
- fastening systems for the rail sections in EN 13674-1 and EN 13674-4.

This standard is not applicable to fastening systems for other rail sections, rigid fastening systems or special fastening systems used at bolted joints.

This standard is for type approval of a complete fastening assembly only.

Related legislation

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)

Life cycle


EN 13481-3:2002


prEN 13481-3
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