19/30391522 DC - BS EN 16116-1. Railway applications. Design requirements for steps, handrails and associated access for staff. Part 1. Passenger vehicles, vans and locomotives

19/30391522 DC

BS EN 16116-1. Railway applications. Design requirements for steps, handrails and associated access for staff. Part 1. Passenger vehicles, vans and locomotives

Status : Current, Draft for public comment   Published : December 2019

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This document specifies the minimum ergonomic and structural integrity requirements for steps and handrails used by staff to access the following heavy rail vehicles:

  • passenger vehicles;

  • vans;

  • locomotives;

  • power units of rolling stock;

  • passenger-rated car carriers.

This document defines the required spaces necessary for shunter handrails and shunter’s stand and gives references for the required spaces necessary for handling of screw couplings with side buffers. For staff access, it defines footsteps, handrails and their dimensions and free spaces. To fulfil the requirements for loads which are applied by the staff, it defines dimensions and requirements for materials or design loads.

This document also defines the general requirements of steps and handrail for access to external equipment, for example windscreens, wipers or external lights.




Standard Number19/30391522 DC
TitleBS EN 16116-1. Railway applications. Design requirements for steps, handrails and associated access for staff. Part 1. Passenger vehicles, vans and locomotives
StatusCurrent, Draft for public comment
Publication Date23 December 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 16839:2017, EN 131-1:2015+A1:2019, EN 10025-2:2019, EN 14752:2019, EN 15085-1:2007+A1:2013, prEN 16116-2:2019, prEN 17343:2019, EN 131-2:2010+A2:2017
Informative References(Provided for Information)UIC 646:1980, UIC 521:1987, UIC 567-4:1980, UIC 535-2:2006, UIC 560:2002,

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