Railway applications - External visible and audible warning devices for trains - Part 2: Warning horns
This European standard defines warning horn requirements which deliver the required audibility of approaching trains, including high speed and conventional rail and excluding road, metro and self-contained systems. For this purpose, the following requirements are included:
- functional and technical requirements of the warning horn as a component,
- functional and technical requirements of the integration of warning horns into the vehicle, and
- test requirements.
Operational requirements for warning horns have been excluded and the requirements for the control of warning horns can be found in prEN 16186-1.