CEN - EN 15566
Railway applications - Railway rolling stock - Draw gear and screw coupling
|Publication Date:||1 September 2016|
|ICS Code (Railway rolling stock in general):||45.060.01|
This standard specifies the requirements for the draw gear and screw coupling for the end of rolling stock that has to couple with other rolling stock (freight wagons, locomotives, passenger vehicles ...).
This standard covers the functionality, construction, interfaces and testing including pass/fail criteria for draw gear and screw coupling.
The standard describes three categories of classification of draw gear and screw coupling, (1 MN, 1,2 MN and 1,5 MN).
Coupling systems between permanent coupled vehicle units are not in the scope of this standard.