CEN - EN 16186-2
Railway applications - Driver's cab - Part 2: Integration of displays, controls and indicators
|Publication Date:||1 August 2017|
|ICS Code (Tractive stock):||45.060.10|
This European Standard is applicable to Electric Multiple Units (EMU), Diesel Multiple Units (DMU), Railcars, Locomotives, Driving Trailers (Driving Coaches).
NOTE 1 This European Standard applies to rolling stock in the scope of the Directive 2008/57/EC .
This European Standard is not intended to be applicable to metros, tramways and light rail vehicles. This part of EN 16186 applies to driver's desks installed on the left, on the right, or in a central position in the driver's cab.
NOTE 2 For OTMs, see EN 14033-1  and EN 15746-1 .
This European Standard gives design rules and guidance in order to ensure visibility and operability of screens, controls and indicators in the cab in all operating conditions (day, night, natural or artificial lighting).
It covers four aspects:
- the characteristics of the displays, controls and indicators in order to ensure proper visibility: i.e range of luminance and contrast as well as the possibility of adjustment of perceived brightness;
- rules for positioning of the displays, keyboards, controls and indicators in the cab and on the driver's desk: i.e position, angle of visibility, etc. with consideration of the normal driving position and the working environment (windscreen, natural or artificial lighting in the cab, unwanted glare and reflections, etc.);
- the characteristics and rules for positioning microphones and loudspeakers;
- design of symbols.
NOTE 3 All element numbers within the text refer to Table B.1.