TR CU 001/2011 On safety of rail vehicles

The Technical Regulation of the Customs Union TR CU 001/2011 On safety of rail vehicles contains mandatory safety requirements for new (or modernized) rail vehicles and their components in the EAEU. The regulation applies to vehicles operated on public and non-public rails that may reach a top speed of 200 km/h with a spur width of 1520 mm. It should ensure the uniform application and enforcement of the requirements for rail vehicles and their components in the customs union. It also ensures the free movement of goods.

According to the TR CU 001/2011 rail vehicles are understood to be:

  1. locomotives
  2. railcars with wagons
  3. passenger cars with locomotive drive
  4. freight cars
  5. special rail vehicles

Adopted on July 15, 2011
Came into force on August 2, 2014

Conformity assessment process

The conformity assessment with the requirements of the Technical Regulation TR CU 001/2011 On safety of rail vehicles is mandatory and occurs in the following forms:

  1. EAC Declaration
  2. EAC Certification

EAC marking

TR CU 001/2011 On safety of rail vehicles

The products that have been confirmed to conform with the requirements of TR CU 001/2011 are marked with the EAC sign of the customs union. Placing a product on the market without corresponding marking can be punished with a fine or confiscation.

Period of validity of the EAC certificate

The certificate for serial production is valid for 5 years.

TR CU 001/2011 On safety of rail vehicles in the Russian language

We would be pleased to advise you professionally and competently on the EAC certification or declaration. We will verify free of charge whether your products are subject to the conformity certification obligation according to TR CU 001/2011 On safety of rail vehicles.

In our video, we explain what an EAC Certification is and how and where to certify or declare your products for the introduction on the EAEU market.

The EAC Certification and the EAC Declaration are complex procedures that attest your products the conformity with the technical regulations of the EAEU and require a lot of know-how. Schmidt & Schmidt will support you with the certification of your products for the EAEU market.


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