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Railway applications - Infrastructure - Rail mounted railway maintenance and inspection machines and associated equipment - Explanation of machine type and compliance, including acceptance processes


This technical report covers machines fitted with rail wheels that are used for the construction, maintenance, inspection, repair and renewal of railway infrastructure. It is also applicable to machines used for emergency rescue purposes on railway infrastructure.NOTE inspection of the infrastructure includes measurement This technical report explains the different modes of operation, types of machine and which standard covers the technical requirements, and guidance on the acceptance process.





Planned document number

DIN CEN/TR 17498

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 087-00-01-02 UA - Track construction and maintenance machines  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 256/SC 1/WG 5 - Track construction and maintenance machines  


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