CEN - EN 15153-2
Railway applications - External visible and audible warning devices - Part 2: Warning horns for heavy rail
|Publication Date:||1 January 2020|
|ICS Code (Tractive stock):||45.060.10|
This document defines warning horn requirements that deliver the required audibility of approaching heavy rail vehicles. The requirements of this document do not apply to urban rail systems.
NOTE 1 The requirements for exterior audible warning devices for urban rail vehicles are found in EN 15153-4.
In the case of shunting heavy rail vehicle formations, the requirements of this document do not apply to the pushed vehicle(s).
For this purpose, the following requirements are included:
- functional and technical requirements of the warning horn as a component,
- functional and technical requirements of the integration of warning horns into the vehicle, and
- test requirements.
Operational requirements and maintenance requirements for warning horns are excluded.
NOTE 2 The requirements for the control of warning horns can be found in EN 16186-2.