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IEC 62498-2

Railway applications – Environmental conditions for equipment – Part 2: Fixed electrical installations

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 August 2010
Status: active
Page Count: 38
ICS Code (Railway rolling stock): 45.060
scope:

This part of IEC 62498 takes into account environmental conditions to be considered in the railways.

This Standard deals with the environmental influences on fixed electrical installations for traction power supply and equipment essential to operate a railway

- in open air;

- in covered areas;

- in tunnels;

- within enclosures placed in the above-mentioned areas.

Escalators, lifts, fire protection, lighting in tunnels and on platforms, ticket machines, ventilation systems and non-essential functions are not included.

Such influences include altitude, temperature and humidity, air movement, rain, snow, hail, ice, sand, solar radiation, lightning, pollution, vibration, shocks, EMC and earthquakes.

This standard does not specify the test requirements for equipment.

In case of environmental conditions not covered by the standard, the data to be adopted for a specific project should be clearly stipulated when preparing a specification.

This standard is not intended to apply to cranes, installations in underground mines, suspended cable cars and funicular railways.

Nuclear radiation is excluded.

Signalling and telecommunications systems are not considered in this standard.

Document History

November 1, 2010
Railway applications – Environmental conditions for equipment – Part 2: Fixed electrical installations CORRIGENDUM 1
This part of IEC 62498 takes into account environmental conditions to be considered in the railways. This Standard deals with the environmental influences on fixed electrical installations for...
IEC 62498-2
August 1, 2010
Railway applications – Environmental conditions for equipment – Part 2: Fixed electrical installations
This part of IEC 62498 takes into account environmental conditions to be considered in the railways. This Standard deals with the environmental influences on fixed electrical installations for...

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