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Reference EN 50153:201X
Title Railway applications - Rolling stock - Protective provisions relating to electrical hazards
Project Number 22836
Abstract/Scope This European Standard defines requirements to be applied in the design and manufacture of electrical installations and equipment to be used on rolling stock to protect persons from electric shocks. This European Standard is applicable to rolling stock of rail transport systems, road transport systems, if they are powered by an external supply (e.g. trolley buses), magnetically levitated transport systems and to the electrical equipment installed in these systems. This European Standard does not apply to: – mine railways in mines, – crane installations, moving platforms and similar transport systems on rails, – funicular railways, – temporary constructions.


Current Stage code 5099
Current Stage code date 2014-03-10
Current Stage code deadline 2014-04-07
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) RAIL (2008/57/EC)
Mandate(s) M/334; M/483
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 9
Reference Document  
ICS 45.060.01 - Railway rolling stock in general
Keywords Railway applications; Rolling stock; Protective provision; hazard
Note Will supersede EN 50153:2002 * D136/C132: NWI approved * D144/C084: Extension of the target date for vote approved to read 2013-09-30 with transfer into the New Audit System*2014-02-11: Publication alloacted to fdufour@cencenelec.e
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
5099 2014-03-10 2014-04-07  
5060 2014-02-03 2014-02-24 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-11-29 2014-01-31 export to doc file  EN
4099 2013-08-13    
4060 2012-09-19 2012-10-10 export to doc file  EN
4020 2012-04-13 2012-09-14 export to doc file  EN  FR
3099 2012-02-06    
2020 2010-11-30    
1099 2010-04-01    
1000 2009-11-26 2010-03-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2014-03-10
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2014-09-10
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2015-03-10
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2017-03-10


Supersedes EN 50153:2002
Superseded by  
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.