EN 16116-2:2021

Railway applications - Design requirements for steps, handrails and associated access for staff - Part 2: Freight wagons

Publication date:   Nov 17, 2021

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60.60 Standard published   Jul 21, 2021

CEN

CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.060.20   Trailing stock

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This document specifies the minimum requirements for ergonomic and structural integrity of steps and handrails used together to give staff access to freight wagons. It does not cover ladders, top platforms and top gangways.
It defines in particular the required spaces necessary for shunter handrails, for shunter’s stand, for steps and handrails.
This document also defines their dimensions, positions, limits for durability and functionality.
It also defines the general requirements for the access to tail lights for freight wagons.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2016/797/EU

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)

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EN 16116-2:2013

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EN 16116-2:2021
60.60 Standard published
Jul 21, 2021

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