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Reference EN 50215:1999
Title Railway applications - Testing of rolling stock after completion of construction and before entry into service
Project Number 73
Abstract/Scope This European Standard specifies general criteria to demonstrate by testing that complete railway vehicles conform with standards or other normative documents. This European Standard, as a whole or in part, applies to all railway vehicles except special purpose vehicles such as track-laying machines, ballast cleaners and personnel carriers. The extent of application of the standard for particular vehicles will be specifically mentioned in the contract. NOTE: The parts of the standard which are applicable will depend on the type of vehicle (e.g. passenger, freight, powered trailer, etc.)


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-04-14
Current Stage code deadline 2000-04-01
Deadline date for vote  


Mandate(s) M/024
Order Voucher BC/CLC/93-09


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 9
Reference Document  
ICS 29.280 - Electric traction equipment
45.060.10 - Tractive stock
Keywords Railway applications; Rolling stock; Testing
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
8.18 Noise emissions Manufacturing, Use B2B
9.16 Noise emissions Manufacturing, Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 1999-04-14 2000-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-04-01 1999-05-01  
5091 1998-09-28 1998-11-30  
5062 1998-09-08 1998-10-01  
5020 1998-04-30 1998-09-01  
4099 1996-12-10 1998-02-28  
4020 1995-03-31 1995-09-30  
3099 1994-12-01 1995-05-01  
2020 1992-11-04 1994-10-01  
5095 1992-06-16 1992-12-16  
5020 1991-09-05 1992-02-29  
1090 1991-06-06 1991-12-06  
1099 1990-05-31 1990-12-13  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-04-14
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-04-01


Superseded by EN 50215:2009
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.