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NEN-EN 17343

Railway applications - General terms and definitions

active, Most Current
Organization: NEN
Publication Date: 1 October 2023
Status: active
Page Count: 82
ICS Code (Railway rolling stock in general): 45.060.01
ICS Code (Railway engineering (Vocabularies)): 01.040.45
scope:

This document provides terms and definitions for rail networks and rail vehicles guided by track and wheels, both made of steel and/or other materials.

This includes heavy rail and urban rail systems.

This document is applicable as a reference for future European Standards and the revision of existing standards and represents a set of general technical terms and definitions.

This document does not apply to specific applications such as:

- track construction and maintenance machines when not guided and supported by rails;

- road-rail machines when not guided and supported by rails;

- magnetic levitation transport networks and vehicles;

- guided busways and guided busses;

- non-public rail networks and vehicles, e.g. mine rail systems;

- rail networks exclusively for leisure, historical and tourist purposes, e.g. mountain-, field-, park-, cable rail systems, funiculars and theme park rides and the vehicles running on them;

- trolley busses.

Not in the scope are terms and definitions related to:

- control command and signalling;

- operation;

- geographical aspects.

Document History

NEN-EN 17343
October 1, 2023
Railway applications - General terms and definitions
This document provides terms and definitions for rail networks and rail vehicles guided by track and wheels, both made of steel and/or other materials. This includes heavy rail and urban rail...
March 1, 2022
Railway applications - General terms and definitions
This document provides terms and definitions for rail networks and rail vehicles guided by track and wheels, both made of steel and/or other materials. This includes heavy rail and urban rail...
December 1, 2020
Railway applications - General terms and definitions
This document provides terms and definitions for rail networks and rail vehicles guided by track and wheels, both made of steel and/or other materials. This includes heavy rail and urban rail...
April 1, 2019
Railway applications - General terms and definitions
This document provides terms and definitions and is applicable to rail networks and rail vehicles. This document is especially applicable as a reference for future European Standards and the...

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