Bulgarian Institute for Standardization
Standards – always a step ahead
Phone: +359 2 8174 523, +359 2 8174 504
E-mail: info@bds-bg.org
1797 Sofia, 13 "Lachezar Stanchev" Str., "Izgrev" Complex
ID number: 175079183, VAT number: BG175079183
Main menu

БДС EN 17355:2021

Railway applications - Communication device for urban rail - System requirements

Feb 18, 2021

General information

60.60     Feb 18, 2021



European Standard

13.320     45.060.01  




Language in which you want to receive the document


This document defines the following elements for urban rail rolling stock:
- the functional requirements for a communication device between passengers and driver or operations control centre (OCC);
- the dynamic behaviour of the communication device.
This document is applicable to the categories I to III of urban rail rolling stock defined in CEN/CLC Guide 26:
- (I) Metros;
- (II) Trams;
- (III) Light Rail.
NOTE 1 CEN/CLC Guide 26 defines metro, tram and light rail as public transport systems permanently guided at least by one rail, intended for the operation of local, urban and suburban passenger services with self-propelled vehicles and operated either segregated or not from general road and pedestrian traffic.
This document applies to urban rail rolling stock both with and without driver.
NOTE 2 The communication device is different from the PAS, but it can share some parts of the PAS to achieve its functionalities.
NOTE 3 The PAS is regarded as a safety relevant system whereas communication device is non-safety relevant aid to passengers.

Life cycle


БДС EN 17355:2021
60.60 Standard published
Feb 18, 2021

Related project

Adopted from EN 17355:2020