Standard NBN EN 16116-2:2021
Railway applications - Design requirements for steps, handrails and associated access for staff - Part 2: Freight wagons
45.060.20 Trailing stock
This document specifies the minimum requirements for ergonomic and structural integrity of steps and handrails used together to give staff access to freight wagons. It does not cover ladders, top platforms and top gangways. It defines in particular the required spaces necessary for shunter handrails, for shunter’s stand, for steps and handrails. This document also defines their dimensions, positions, limits for durability and functionality. It also defines the general requirements for the access to tail lights for freight wagons.