NA 087

DIN Standards Committee Railway


Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Operation


This European Standard specifies the safety requirements applicable to the operation of installations for passenger transportation by cable. This standard is applicable to the various types of installations and takes into account their environment. This European Standard applies to the operation of an installation and to the passenger transport conditions and also contains requirements for passengers. It is applicable to individual installations or a set of installations. It does not cover legal provisions for the transport service nor transport obligations. It includes requirements relating to the prevention of accidents and protection for workers, as well as to fire prevention and fire-fighting, without affecting the application of national requirements relating to construction law or statutory law, or to the protection of specific groups of people. It does not apply to installations for the transportation of goods nor to lifts.





Planned document number

DIN EN 12397 rev

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 087-00-16 AA - Cableway  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 242/WG 10 - Operation  

previous edition(s)

Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons - Operation; German version EN 12397:2017

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