prEN 13232-5 rev

Railway applications - Track - Switches and crossings for Vignole rails - Part 5: Switches

General information

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm


The scope of this European Standard is:
- establish a working definition for switches and their constituent parts and identify the main types;
- specify the minimum requirements for the manufacture of the switches and/or constituent parts;
- specify codes of practice for inspection and tolerances of both full and half sets of switches and their constituent parts;
- establish the limits and scope of supply;
- list the methods by which switches and their parts should be identified and traced;
- list the different and varying ways by which switches can be described using the following parameters:
- geometry of the switches;
- types of construction;
- performance requirements;
- design criteria;
- tolerances and inspection.

Related legislation

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)

Life cycle


EN 13232-5:2005+A1:2011


prEN 13232-5 rev
30.98 Project deleted
Oct 11, 2017