This European Standard establishes comfort parameters of air conditioning for passenger compartments or saloons of railway vehicles (single level or double-decker). These comfort parameters apply in a similar way to the areas reserved for train staff.
The European Standard also specifies conditions, performance values and the comfort parameter measurement methods for compartments or saloons.
This European Standard is applicable to main line rail vehicles. It does not apply to suburban vehicles, metros, tramways and driver's cabs.
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