BS EN 16834:2019 Railway applications. Braking. Brake performance

BS EN 16834:2019

Railway applications. Braking. Brake performance

Status : Current   Published : May 2019



What is this standard about?

This document defines a harmonized way to assess the braking performance by test of locomotives, passenger coaches, freight wagons and self-propelled passenger trains (EMU/DMU).

The document sets out the standardized method for undertaking brake performance tests and the correction factors to be applied to the data obtained for all types of rolling stock.

This document also defines the methods to assess the brake performance in terms of stopping distance, and from this the process to determine vehicle(s) deceleration and braked weight.

It then deals with conversion of the braked weight to the braked weight percentage of a vehicle or train for operating purposes. It also sets out additional factors when determining the braked weight percentage of a train calculated from specified braked weight, depending on the formation of the train.

Standard NumberBS EN 16834:2019
TitleRailway applications. Braking. Brake performance
Publication Date03 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 14531-2:2015, EN 14531-1, EN 15355, EN 16452, EN 15595, EN 15877-2, EN 14198, EN 14478, EN 15663, EN 16207, EN 15877-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)UIC 542, UIC 541-5, UIC 832, EN 16185-2, ETCS-SRS, ERA/TD/2009-02/INT, EN 16185-1, UIC 541-6, UIC 541-3, EN ISO/IEC 17025, UIC 544-1
International RelationshipsEN 16834:2019
Draft Superseded By15/30241391 DC
DescriptorsRailways, Braking tests, Railway vehicles, Brakes, Testing, Performance, Braking, Railway vehicle components, Braking systems
Title in FrenchApplications ferroviaires. Freins. Performance de freinage
Title in GermanBahnanwendungen. Bremse. Bremsvermögen
ISBN978 0 580 74348 1
File Size1.666 MB

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