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Rolling stock (valid until 2018-12-31; being updated)

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This PCR is valid until 2018-12-31. An update has been initiated.Please contact the PCR moderator if you wish to become involved in the development or to be notified of the open consultation. Dates are preliminary.

This document describes the Product Category Rules for the assessment of the environmental performance of the product category rolling stock (UN CPC 495). It outlines the criteria for identification of the product category and further sets out the parameters to prepare an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD®) according to ISO 14025.

This PCR is applicable for all rolling stock. Based on the service they provide two major types of rolling stock can be distinguished: passenger, and freight. Examples of rolling stock: rail vehicles, trams, metros, electric/diesel locomotives and passanger and goods wagons of different types.

This PCR was formerly known as "Rail vehicles". Version 2.1 of the PCR is compliant with the General Programme Instructions v2.01.

Detailed information

Name: Rolling stock (valid until 2018-12-31; being updated)
CPC Code(s):495 Railway and tramway locomotives and rolling stock, and parts thereof
Approval date: 2009-12-01
Registration No: 2009:05
Valid until: 2018-12-31
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: Transport equipment
Related PCR(s): Railways
Bridges and elevated highways (replaced; de-registered)
Professional cleaning services for passenger trains
Contributor(s): Alstom Transport, AnsaldoBreda, Bombardier Transportation, Siemens, Knorr-Bremse, Saft Batteries, CAF and Talgo
Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: UNIFE, Sustainable Transport Committee (STC)
PCR moderator(s): Ulrika Överstam   Bombardier

EPD's based on this PCR