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Lists of standards to technical regulations of the Customs Union in railways transportation are approved

Lists of standards to technical regulations of the Customs Union in railways transportation are approved

09.02.15

By decision of the EEC Board No 11 dated February 3, 2015, the following Lists of standards to technical regulations of the Customs Union (the CU) in railways transportation were approved:

- A List of standards the voluntary use of which ensures the compliance with the provisions of the CU Technical Regulation 'On Safety of Railways Rolling Stock' and a List of standards containing rules and methods of studies (tests) and measurements including rules to select samples necessary to use and implement the requirements of the said technical regulation and assess (confirm) the product compliance;

- A List of standards the voluntary use of which ensures the compliance with the provisions of the CU Technical Regulation 'On Safety of High-Speed Railway Transportation' and a List of standards containing rules and methods of studies (tests) and measurements including rules to select samples necessary to use and implement the requirements of the said technical regulation and assess (confirm) the product compliance;

- A List of standards the voluntary use of which ensures the compliance with the provisions of the CU Technical Regulation 'On Safety of Railway Infrastructure' and a List of standards containing rules and methods of studies (tests) and measurements including rules to select samples necessary to use and implement the requirements of the said technical regulation and assess (confirm) the product compliance.

Lists of railway standards are developed by the Ministry of Transportation of the Russian Federation with the participation of experts of the Eurasian Economic Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Measurement, Federal Budgetary Institution 'Railway Equipment Register', the Belarusian Railways, National Company 'Kazakhstan Temir Zholy' JSC, the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Russian Railways OJSC, non-profit partnership 'Union of Manufacturers of Railway Equipment', research institute VNIINMASH (Russian research institute of standardization and certification in machine industry) and NAMI (Central research automobile and automotor institute).

The number of standards in updated Lists of standards has been increased from the 341st to 731st position. Lists of standards are updated mainly because of modern interstate and national standards adopted in 2011 - 2014 (286 positions) after the adoption of the Customs Union Technical Regulations in railways.

After adopting the up-to date lists of standards, the evidence base of the CU Technical Regulations in railways have been specified and updated, conditions have been established to further increase the safety level of the railway rolling stock, high-speed railway transportation and railway infrastructure.

In 2015-2016, the evidence base will be developed after the implementation of Programs on the development of interstate standards to the CU Technical Regulations in railways provided for the development of 312 interstate standards within this period.