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Reference EN 50159-2:2001
Title Railway applications - Communication, signalling and processing systems - Part 2: Safety related communication in open transmission systems
Project Number 6855


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-03-23
Current Stage code deadline 2001-10-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) HSR (96/48/EC), RAIL (2008/57/EC)
Mandate(s) M/024
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 9
Reference Document  
ICS 35.240.60 - IT applications in transport and trade
45.020 - Railway engineering in general
Keywords Railway application; Open transmission; Communication; Signalling; Safety
Note Technically equivalent to IEC 62280-2:2002 (Boomerang case) * D115/201: Not to be renumbered as EN 62280-2 * Superseded by EN 50159:2010
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-03-23 2001-10-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2000-01-01 2001-04-01  
5062 1999-11-19 2000-01-01  
5020 1999-07-07 1999-10-15  
4099 1998-11-02 1999-03-31  
4020 1997-05-30 1997-11-30  
3099 1996-12-10 1997-05-31  
3020 1996-07-09 1997-01-09  
2020 1995-03-23 1996-12-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-03-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2001-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-01-01


Superseded by EN 50159:2010
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.