This European Standard applies to:
- fixed installations (downstream of the secondary of the substation transformer) and rolling stock equipment linked to the contact line of one of the systems defined in EN 50163;
- rolling stock equipment linked to a train line.
This European Standard gives simulation and/or test requirements for protection against transient overvoltages of such equipment.
Long-term overvoltages are not addressed in this document.
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)Harmonized/Supporting