EN 16185-1:2014/FprA1

Railway applications - Braking systems of multiple unit trains - Part 1: Requirements and definitions

General information

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.040   Materials and components for railway engineering


This European Standard describes the functionality, constraints, performance and operation of a brake system for use in self propelling thermal and electric trains operating on routes of the European rail system network.
This European Standard covers:
- all new vehicle designs of self-propelling thermal and electric trains being operated at a maximum speed up to 200 km/h, in the following text simply called EMU/DMU;
- all major overhauls of the above-mentioned vehicles if they involve redesigning or extensive alteration to the brake system of the vehicle concerned.
This standard does not cover:
- locomotive hauled trains which are specified by EN 14198;
- mass transit rolling stock which is specified by EN 13452-1;
- high speed trains being operated at speeds greater than 200 km/h which are specified by EN 15734-1.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union (Text with EEA relevance)

Life cycle


EN 16185-1:2014


EN 16185-1:2014/FprA1
50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat
Mar 5, 2020