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Reference EN 50264-2-2:2008
Title Railway applications - Railway rolling stock power and control cables having special fire performance - Part 2-2: Cables with crosslinked elastomeric insulation - Multicore cables
Project Number 15252
Abstract/Scope EN 50264-2-2 specifies requirements for, and constructions and dimensions of, multicore cables of the following types and voltage ratings: • 300/500 V screened or unscreened (1 mm², 1,5 mm² and 2,5 mm², number of cores from 2 to 40); • 0,6/1 kV screened or unscreened (1,5 mm² to 50 mm², 2, 3 and 4 cores). NOTE Not all conductor sizes or number of cores are specified for every type. All cables have class 5 tinned copper conductors to EN 60228, halogen-free insulation and halogen-free sheath. They are for use in railway rolling stock as fixed wiring, or wiring where limited flexing in operation is encountered. The requirements provide for a continuous conductor temperature not exceeding 90 °C and a maximum temperature for short circuit conditions of 200 °C based on a duration of 5 s. Under fire conditions the cables exhibit special performance characteristics in respect of maximum permissible flame propagation (flame spread) and maximum permissible emission of smoke and toxic gases. EN 50264-2-2 should be read in conjunction with Part 1 “General requirements”.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-06-27
Current Stage code deadline 2009-03-04
Deadline date for vote 2007-12-05


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 20
Reference Document  
ICS 13.220.20 - Fire protection
29.060.20 - Cables
45.060.01 - Railway rolling stock in general
Keywords Railway applications; Cable; Rolling stock; Fire performance; Insulation
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6060 2008-06-27 2009-03-04 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-03-01 2008-07-01  
5061 2008-01-28 2008-03-01  
5060 2007-11-26 2007-12-27 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-09-21 2007-11-23 export to doc file  EN
4099 2006-05-24 2007-08-24  
4060 2006-01-27 2006-03-27 export to doc file  EN
4020 2005-07-22 2006-01-20  
3099 2004-10-28 2005-03-28  
2020 2003-05-27 2004-09-30  
2020 2002-05-29 2002-11-29  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-06-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-03-01


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