BS EN Standards

All members of the UK delegation to CEN/TC151/WG4 were BTS members. The UK played a leading part in the recent revision of the various harmonised European Standards for tunnelling machinery. Links to the current Standards are provided below. The revised standards were harmonised during 2014. A further revision of ENs 16191 and 12110 will begin during 2018.



BS EN 16191: Tunnelling Machinery Safety Requirements

The latest version of this Standard, published in May 2014, may be purchased from the BSI website.



BS EN 12110: Tunnelling machines. Air locks. Safety requirements

This Standard, revised in May 2014, may be purchased from the BSI website.



BS EN 12111: Tunnelling machines. Road headers, continuous miners and impact rippers. Safety requirements.

The latest version of this Standard, published in May 2014, may be purchased from the BSI website.