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naSRPS EN 16586-2:2021

Railway applications - Design for PRM use - Accessibility of persons with reduced mobility to rolling stock - Part 2: Boarding aids

General information

40.60     Jul 14, 2022



European Norm

11.180.01     45.060.20  



This document describes the specific ‘Design for PRM use’ requirements applying to both infrastructure and rolling stock and the assessment of those requirements. The following applies to this document:
- 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 document defines elements which are universally valid for obstacle free travelling including lighting, contrast, tactile feedback, transmission of visual and acoustic information. The definitions and requirements of this document cover the infrastructure and the rolling stock applications.
- This document only refers to aspects of accessibility for PRM passengers; it does not define non PRM related requirements and definitions.
- This document assumes that the infrastructure or rolling stock is in its defined operating condition.
- Where minimum or maximum dimensions are quoted these are absolute NOT nominal.
The ‘Accessibility of persons with reduced mobility’ standard is written in two parts:
- Part 2 contains:
- Boarding Aids.

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)

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SRPS EN 16586-2:2017


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