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naSRPS EN 16585-2:2021

Railway applications - Design for PRM use - Equipment and components on board rolling stock - Part 2: Elements for sitting, standing and moving

General information

40.60     Jul 14, 2022



European Norm

11.180.01     45.060.20  



This European Standard describes the specific ‘Design for PRM use’ requirements applying to rolling stock and the assessment of those requirements. The following applies to this standard:
— the definitions and requirements describe specific aspects of ‘Design for PRM use’ required by persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility as defined in the PRM TSI;
— this standard defines elements which are universally valid for obstacle free travelling including toilets, elements for sitting, standing and moving and clearways and internal doors. The definitions and requirements of this standard are to be used for rolling stock applications;
— this standard only refers to aspects of accessibility for PRM passengers. It does not define general requirements and general definitions;
— this standard assumes that the rolling stock is in its defined operating condition;
— where minimum or maximum dimensions are quoted these are absolute NOT nominal requirements.
The 'Equipment and components' standard is written in three parts:
— Part 1 contains:
— toilets;
— this document is Part 2 and contains:
— handholds;
— seats;
— wheelchair spaces;
— Part 3 contains:
— clearways;
— internal doors.

Related directives

Directives related to this standard.


Directive (EU) 2016/797 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on the interoperability of the rail system within the European Union (Text with EEA relevance)

Life cycle


SRPS EN 16585-2:2017


naSRPS EN 16585-2:2021
40.60 Close of voting
Jul 14, 2022

Related project

Adopted from prEN 16585-2