Railway applications - Body side entrance systems for rolling stock
This European Standard is applicable to passenger body side entrance systems of all newly designed railway vehicles such as tram, metro, suburban, mainline and high-speed trains that carry passengers. The requirements of this European Standard also apply to existing vehicles undergoing refurbishment of the door equipment, as far as it is reasonably practicable.
This European Standard also specifies the requirements for testing of entrance systems.
This European Standard makes reference to manual and power operated entrance systems. For manual doors, clauses referring to power operation are not applicable.
This European Standard does not apply to the following:
- entrance systems for equipment access, inspection or maintenance purposes and for crew only use;
- doors on freight wagons; and
- doors or hatches specifically provided for escape under emergency conditions.