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Railway applications - Braking - Urban rail brake systems - Part 1: Requirements and definitions

General information

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.140   Metro, tram and light rail equipment


This document specifies basic requirements and definitions for a brake system for use in urban rail vehicles.
Note: Urban rail vehicles are defined in EN17343.
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.Compliance with the functional and performance requirements defined in this document is verified by testing in accordance with EN 13452-2.

Life cycle


EN 13452-1:2003


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