Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 12561-5:2011

Railway applications - Tank wagons - Part 5: Devices for vapour return while filling or emptying of liquid products

Status: Valid

This European Standard specifies the requirements on and characteristics of top devices of tank wagons fitted for bottom emptying only and filling through the manhole and used for liquid substances of RID. Safety functions of these devices are subject to RID requirements and not described in this document.

This European Standard specifies in particular the important dimensions and arrangements for the connections of such tank wagons.

This European Standard applies to new tank wagons built after the 1st January 2010.

NOTE To take account of the loading gauge restrictions within Great Britain this European Standard does not apply to tank wagons operating exclusively therein.


Protection against dangerous goods (13.300) Trailing stock (45.060.20)

Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Industriteknik

International title:

Article no: STD-80754

Edition: 2

Approved: 7/12/2011

No of pages: 20

Replaces: SS-EN 12561-5