This European Standard describes the specific ‘Design for PRM use’ requirements applying to
both infrastructure and rolling stock and the assessment of those requirements. The following
applies to this standard:
— The definitions and requirements describe specific aspects of ‘Design for PRM use’ required
by persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility as defined in the PRM TSI.
— This standard defines elements which are universally valid for obstacle free travelling
including lighting, contrast, tactile feedback, transmission of visual and acoustic
information. The definitions and requirements of this standard cover the infrastructure and
the rolling stock applications.
— This standard only refers to aspects of accessibility for PRM passengers; it does not define
non PRM related requirements and definitions.
— This standard assumes that the infrastructure or rolling stock is in its defined operating
— Where minimum or maximum dimensions are quoted these are absolute NOT nominal requirements.
— This standard is not specifically intended for Urban Rail, however these standards or clauses from these standards can be adopted by Urban Rail projects should they choose to do so.
The ‘General requirements’ standard is written in three parts:
— This document is Part 3 and contains:
— low reflective properties;
— transparent obstacles;
— slip resistance.