BS EN 13261:2020 - Railway applications. Wheelsets and bogies. Axles. Product requirements

BS EN 13261:2020

Railway applications. Wheelsets and bogies. Axles. Product requirements

Status : Current   Published : September 2020



This European Standard specifies the characteristics of axles for use for all track gauges. This document applies to heavy rail vehicles but can also apply to other applications such as light rail, tramway or metro vehicles. It defines characteristics of forged or rolled solid and hollow axles, made from vacuum-degassed steel grade EA1N[1]), EA1T1) and EA4T1). For hollow axles, this standard applies only to those that are manufactured by machining of a hole in a forged or rolled solid axle. The requirements defined in this standard are applicable for cylindrical seats. Most of the requirements are also applicable for axles with conical seats. Specific requirements for conical seats (e.g. geometrical dimensions of the seats…) are defined in the technical specification. Some characteristics are given as a function of a category 1 or of a category 2. This standard is applicable to axles that are designed in accordance with the requirements of EN 13103-1. This standard also permits variations of the material characteristics linked to alternative manufacturing processes (e.g. cold rolling, shot peening, thermal spraying, steel cleanliness, reduction ratio, improved material properties from melting and heat treatment process, etc.).

Standard NumberBS EN 13261:2020
TitleRailway applications. Wheelsets and bogies. Axles. Product requirements
Publication Date30 September 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 22768-1, ISO 4624:2016, EN ISO 643:2012, EN ISO 2409:2013, ISO 643:2012, EN ISO 11997-1:2006, ISO 2409:2013, EN ISO 4624:2016, ISO 148-1, EN ISO 148-1, EN 22768-2, EN ISO 2808, ISO 2768-2, EN 13103-1, ISO 2808
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 20898-2, EN ISO 11124-3, ISO 11124-3, EN 15305, ISO 9001, ASTM E1019-11, EN ISO 9712, ISO 11124-1, EN 13260, CEN/TR 10261, ASTM E415-14, EN 10049, ASTM E837, ISO 26910-1, ISO 898-2, EN 13103-1, ISO 9712, EN ISO 11124-1, EN ISO 9001
ReplacesBS EN 13261:2009+A1:2010
International RelationshipsEN 13261:2020
Draft Superseded By18/30359166 DC
DescriptorsCleaning, Crystal structure, Surface properties, Railway vehicle components, Railway vehicles, Qualification approval, Quality assurance, Residual stresses, Steels, Impact testing, Corrosion tests, Bogies, Marking, Ultrasonic testing, Chemical composition, Railway equipment, Axles, Dimensional tolerances
Title in FrenchApplications ferroviaires. Essieux montés et bogies. Essieux-axes. Prescription pour le produit
Title in GermanBahnanwendungen. Radsätze und Drehgestelle. Radsatzwellen. Produktanforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 98208 8
File Size2.503 MB

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