EN 13979-1:2003/prA1

Railway applications - Wheelsets and bogies - Monobloc wheels - Technical approval procedure - Part 1: Forged and rolled wheels EN 13979-1:2003/prA1

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CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.040   Materials and components for railway engineering | 45.060.01   Railway rolling stock in general


This standard defines requirements to be assessed before the use of a wheel of freight or passenger vehicles on a European network. The purpose of these requirements is to accept the design choices for the considerated use. The assessment of these requirements is named technical approval procedure. This part of the standard applies to forged and rolled wheels, for which the quality requirements are defined in prEN 13262. After this technical approval procedure and before the in the service utilisation, the wheel shall succeed to the qualification procedure which is defined in prEN 13262.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2001/16/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2001 on the interoperability of the trans-European conventional rail system


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)

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EN 13979-1:2003


EN 13979-1:2003/prA1
50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat
Jan 23, 2009