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DIN Standards Committee Railway

About FSF

The DIN Standards Committee Railway (FSF) is responsible for all railway-specific standardisation work in the field of

  • rolling stock,
  • railway infrastructure
  • and system-related matters

with the exception of electrical and electronic applications.
It represents the German interests in European and International standardisation, in particular with regard to CEN/TC 256 Railway Applications and ISO/TC 269 Railway Applications, and holds the Secretariat of both Technical Commitees.
Furthermore it is in close contact to all committees of CEN-/CENELEC- and ISO/lEC which are engaged in aspects of railway. Furthermore FSF organises the standardisation work of cableways.

How is FSF composed?


DIN-Normenausschuss Fahrweg und Schienenfahrzeuge (FSF)
Ms. Dipl.-Ing.

Heike Kühn

Rolandstr. 4
34131 Kassel

Tel.: +49 561 997918-22

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN EN 00256A2B 2022-05-06 Bahnanwendungen - Festigkeitsnachweis von Schienenfahrzeugstrukturen - Teil 3: Betriebsfestigkeitsnachweis More  Comment 
DIN 27205-11 2022-03-15 State of railway vehicles - Brake - Part 11: Function and tightness of the brake for direct braking on powered traction unit and indirect braking on connected vehicles More  Comment 
DIN EN 15273-2 rev 2022-03-02 Bahnanwendungen - Begrenzungslinien - Teil 2: Fahrzeuge More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN 27205-11 2022-07 State of railway vehicles - Brake - Part 11: Function and tightness of the brake for direct braking on powered traction unit and indirect braking on connected vehicles More 
DIN 5646 2022-07 Railway applications - Safety requirements for Urban Rail - Operation More 
DIN EN 45545-6 2022-07 Railway applications - Fire protection on railway vehicles - Part 6: Fire control and management systems; German and English version prEN 45545-6:2022 More 

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN EN 15427-1-1 2022-06 Standard Railway applications - Wheel/Rail friction management - Part 1-1: Equipment and Application - Flange Lubricants; German version EN 15427-1-1:2022 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 16186-8 2022-06 Standard Railway applications - Driver's cab - Part 8: Tram vehicle layout and access; German version EN 16186-8:2022 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 27201-12 2022-05 Standard State of railway vehicles - Basic principles - Part 12: Mandatory supervision equipments permanently installed in railway vehicles More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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