This European Standard specifies check rail profiles which have been designed for this purpose. It does not cover guard rails which are to protect vehicle, bridge, viaduct and other structures in the event of a derailment.
Three grades of steel and five rail profiles are specified.
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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