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Reference EN 50119:2001
Title Railway applications - Fixed installations - Electric traction overhead contact lines
Project Number 4797
Abstract/Scope Applicable to electric traction overhead lines for railways, tramways and trolleybuses. It is recommended that these provisions should be applied to electric traction overhead lines of new construction or when complete transformation of existing lines takes place.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-06-28
Current Stage code deadline 2002-01-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) HSR (96/48/EC)
Mandate(s) M/024
Order Voucher BC/CLC/93-09/AV1


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 9
Reference Document  
ICS 29.280 - Electric traction equipment
Keywords Railway application; Fixed installation; Overhead; Contact line
Note Superseded by EN 50119:2009
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
8.3 Waste Recovery, Disposal B2B, B2C
8.1.2 Others Raw Material, Manufacturing B2B, B2C
5.2.13 Noise emissions Manufacturing, Use B2B, B2C


Deadline Date
6060 2001-06-28 2002-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-11-01 2001-07-01  
5062 2000-09-05 2000-11-01  
5020 2000-02-23 2000-05-31  
4099 1998-01-14 1999-01-30  
4060 1997-05-28 1997-11-30  
4060 1996-11-30 1997-05-28  
4020 1996-05-30 1996-11-30  
3099 1996-04-23 1996-09-23  
2020 1993-06-08 1996-02-28  
1000 1993-04-22 1993-06-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-06-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-11-01


Superseded by EN 50119:2009
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.