Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 16116-2:2013

Railway applications - Design requirements for steps, handrails and associated access for staff - Part 2: Freight wagons

Status: Valid

This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for ergonomic and structural integrity of steps and handrails used together to give staff access to freight wagons. It does not cover ladders, top platforms and top gangways.
It defines in particular the required spaces necessary for handling of screw couplings with side buffers, for shunter handrails, for shunter’s stand, for steps and handrails.
This European Standard also defines their dimensions, positions, limits for durability and functionality.
It also defines the general requirements for the access to tail lights for freight wagons.


General (45.020) Trailing stock (45.060.20)

Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Industriteknik

International title:

Article no: STD-99501

Edition: 1

Approved: 9/22/2013

No of pages: 40