Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 13260:2009+A1:2010

Railway applications - Wheelsets and bogies - Wheelsets - Product requirements

Status: Withdrawn

· Replaced by: SS-EN 13260:2020
This European Standard specifies the characteristics of new wheelsets for use on European networks:

This standard is applicable to wheelsets comprising elements that conform to the following European Standards:
- EN 13262 for wheels;
- EN 13261 for axles;

This standard is not fully applicable to wheelsets undergoing maintenance.

Some characteristics are given as a function of a category 1 or of a category 2. Category 2 can be divided into sub-categories (2a and 2b) to specify certain characteristics. Category 1 is generally chosen when the operating speed exceeds 200 km/h. The wheelset then comprises wheels and axle of category 1 as specified in EN 13262 for the wheels and EN 13261 for the axles.


Materials and components for railway engineering (45.040)

Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Industriteknik

International title:

Article no: STD-75809

Edition: 1

Approved: 11/4/2010

No of pages: 48

Replaces: SS-EN 13260:2009

Replaced by: SS-EN 13260:2020