- with respect to the railway environment the standard series EN 15085:2007 specifies certification and quality requirements placed on the manufacturers that use welding in connection with the manufacturing of new structures and in connection with repairs. The standard series provides interconnection between output requirements specified for the structure, inevitability to have adequate quality of weldments in the course of the manufacturing process and the subsequent applications of the required types of quality control in production.
Railway application – welding railway vehicles and their parts - Part 2:
Requirements concerning quality and certification of the manufacturer in connection with welding. The series of standards apply to the welding of metal material in connection with the manufacturing and maintenance of railway vehicles and their parts, specify certification levels and requirements concerning manufacturers as regards welding, and describe verification procedures to be used by manufacturers in the welding processes.