IEC 62848-2:2019 

Railway applications - DC surge arresters and voltage limiting devices - Part 2: Voltage limiting devices


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IEC 62848-2:2019 applies to Voltage Limiting Devices (VLDs) to be applied in DC traction systems in order to comply with protective provisions against electric shock from DC, and combined AC – DC voltages, in accordance with the IEC 62128 series, taking into account stray current provisions.
VLDs operate in such a way as to connect the track return circuit of DC railway systems to the earthing system or to conductive parts within the overhead contact line zone or current collector zone.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2019-06-18
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 9 - Electrical equipment and systems for railwaysrss
ICS45.060.01 - Railway rolling stock in general
Stability date  2024
File size1252 KB

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