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This PCR expired in October 2016, why an update process has been initiated. A draft was available for open consultation until 2017-08-01. The PCR moderator will now lead the work to update the draft based on comments received. The draft will be reviewed before publication. Dates are preliminary.


This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 53212 (Railways) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

This PCR has been developed with consideration to other PCR initiatives such as CEN standard EN 15804 "Sustainability of construction works - Environmental product declarations - Core rules for the product category of construction products".

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Expired This PCR has expired. Read more
Replacing : PCR 2009:03 Rail infrastructure and rail transports (de-registered)
Name: Railways (expired 2016-10-18; being updated)
CPC Code(s):53212 Railways
Approval date: 2013-10-18
Registration No: 2013:19
Valid until: 2016-10-18
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: Constructions
Related PCR(s): Bridges, elevated highways and tunnels (under development)
Highways (except elevated highways), streets and roads (expired 2016-10-18; being updated)
Rolling stock

Previous versions:

The Norwegian National Rail Administration (Jernbaneverket)
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen)
WSP Sverige AB
Asplan VIAK AS

Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: The Swedish Transport Administration, Tyréns
PCR moderator(s): Susanna Toller  The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket)

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