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CEN - EN 16839

Railway applications - Rolling stock - Head stock layout

active, Most Current
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 August 2022
Status: active
Page Count: 58
ICS Code (Materials and components for railway engineering): 45.040
scope:

This document is applicable to vehicles equipped with buffers and screw coupling systems.

In order to allow operation and coupling of trainsets or vehicles, this document specifies the defined free space for the shunter called the "Berne rectangle" and the necessary free space for the installation of the rescue coupler.

This document specifies the location, fixing, and free spaces on the headstock of:

- buffers;

- screw coupling systems;

- end cocks;

- pneumatic half couplings;

- connections for electric cables.

It also specifies the calculation of the width of the buffer heads.

Unless otherwise displayed, all dimensions given in this document are nominal values.

Document History

EN 16839
August 1, 2022
Railway applications - Rolling stock - Head stock layout
This document is applicable to vehicles equipped with buffers and screw coupling systems. In order to allow operation and coupling of trainsets or vehicles, this document specifies the defined free...
October 1, 2017
Railway applications - Rolling stock - Head stock layout
This European Standard is valid for vehicles equipped with buffers and screw coupling systems. In order to allow operation and coupling of trainsets or vehicles, this European Standard specifies the...

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