CLC/TR 50488:2006

Railway applications - Safety measures for the personnel working on or near overhead contact lines CLC/TR 50488:2006

General information

60.60 Standard published   Dec 22, 2006


CLC/TC 9X Electrical and electronic applications for railways

Technical Report

13.260   Protection against electric shock. Live working | 45.020   Railway engineering in general


This Technical Report (TR) is applicable to all work activity on or near the overhead contact line [IEC 60050 811, definition 811-33-02] of railway installations with supply voltage values as described in Table 1, derived from EN 50163. This Technical Report applies to requirements for safe working and maintenance procedures. It applies to all electrical work activities as well as non-electrical work activities. This Technical Report deals with the electrical hazard only. Risks coming from train traffic are not covered in this document. This Technical Report does not apply to: - guided mass transport systems such as tramways, elevated and underground metro railways, mountain railways, trolley bus and other conductor rail systems; - mine or other internal industrial material transportation railways; - railway installations with supply voltage values below 1 500 V; - experimental electrical research work.

Life cycle


CLC/TR 50488:2006
60.60 Standard published
Dec 22, 2006


EN 50488:2021