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Railway applications - Braking - Urban rail brake systems - Part 2: Test methods

General information

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.140   Metro, tram and light rail equipment


This document specifies test methods for a brake system for use in urban rail vehicles.

Note: Urban rail vehicles are defined in EN 17343.

This document is applicable to:
- tram vehicles and light rail vehicles;
- metro vehicles with steel wheels;
- metro vehicles with rubber tyred wheels;
- other urban rail vehicles.

This document does not apply to special transport systems, e.g. suspended monorail, rack and pinion lines, isolated operations such as scenic railways, special duty vehicles, etc.

Life cycle


EN 13452-2:2003


prEN 13452-2
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