This European Standard specifies the requirements for the rescue coupler for train sets compliant with the Technical Specification for Interoperability High Speed Rolling Stock. It defines the interfaces to which it has to match during rescue operations. It is suitable for locomotives fitted with UIC 520 pattern draw gear and buffers, i.e. moveable draw hook and draw gear capable of compressive loading. )
Provisions going beyond the scope of this European Standard need to be agreed upon by the contracting parties involved.
Legislation related to this standard
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)Harmonized/Supporting
90.93 Standard confirmed
Apr 20, 2016