IEC 62486:2017 

Railway applications - Current collection systems - Technical criteria for the interaction between pantograph and overhead contactline (to achieve free access)


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IEC 62486:2017 specifies requirements for the interaction between pantographs and overhead contact lines, to achieve interoperability. This new edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- the upper line properties for both AC and DC power systems as well as the current collector characteristics have been clarified;
- the requirements for pantograph with individually spring parts of the pantograph head were taken;
- national conditions have been included in formative annexes.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2017-08-10
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 9 - Electrical equipment and systems for railwaysrss
ICS45.060.01 - Railway rolling stock in general
Stability date  2022
File size2823 KB

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