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.
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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