Technical Regulation CU TR 002/2011 on the safety of high-speed railway transport: main definitions
Technical Regulation CU TR 002/2011 on the safety of high-speed railway transport adopted in the framework of the Customs Union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan (currently Eurasian Economic Union) by the Decree No. 771 of July 15, 2011 of the Commission of the Customs Union came into force on July 15, 2014.
Scope and relevant products
This technical regulation of the Customs Union (currently Eurasian Economic Union) applies to the high-speed railway transport, which includes:
- A) Recently developed (or modernized) high-speed railway transport and its parts destined for the use on the railroads with the width of 1520mm on the territory of the Customs Union (currently Eurasian Economic Union) with the speed of up to 200 km/hour.
- B) The infrastructure of high-speed railway transport (railroad tracks, railroad power supply, automatic and remotely operated railroads, electric communication, constructions and installations of stations)
The detailed list of products / equipment subject to the Technical Regulation CU TR 002/2011 is mentioned in the Annex No. 1 of the Technical Regulation.
Prior to launching high-speed railway transport and its parts onto the market, the manufacturer / representative should:
- comply with the basic health and safety requirements of the Technical Regulation CU TR 002/2011
- apply procedures for conformity assessment
- obtain a certificate / declaration of conformity and make sure that the latter is included in products
- make sure that products bear the EAC mark
In practice, any products coming onto the Customs Union markets (sales outlets and commissioning sites) after customs clearance should include originals / certified copies of certificates/declarations of conformity.
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- obtaining certificates/declarations of conformity
- taking advice on product labeling, and on documents required for issuing certificates/declarations of conformity
- organizing and supporting on-site inspections at the point of production by authorized experts
- testing and analyzing your products in authorized laboratories
- developing specifications and reference systems for voluntary certification
- monitoring of sector-specific regulations
- monitoring of regulations to pre-ensure that your products conform with all the imposed requirements, for example, prospective analysis of serial production
- providing applicable regulatory documents for your products (translation and comments by our experts)
- consulting regarding the regulatory risk management
Conformity Marking EAC
The products/equipment/installations for which the documents of conformity concerning CU TR 002/2011 were obtained have to be marked with a conformity mark "EAC" before their launch on the market. Every product, as well as their user manuals, must be marked with the conformity sign "EAC". It is possible to put the conformity sign "EAC" on the product packaging in case it is impossible to mark the product.
Download the Decree No. 771 issued by the Customs Union Commission on July 15, 2011 (in Russian) regarding the Technical Regulation of the Customs Union CU TR 002/2011 on safety of high-speed railway transport.
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