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This European Standard specifies the characteristics of new wheelsets for use on European networks: This standard is applicable to wheelsets comprising elements that conform to the following European Standards:-prEN 13262 for wheels;-prEN 13261 for axles;-EN 12080 for axlebox rolling bearings. This standard is not applicable to repaired wheelsets. Some characteristics are given as a function of a category 1 or of a category 2. These categories can sometimes be divided according to the characteristics defined. Category 1 is generally chosen when the operating speed exceeds 200 km/h. The wheelset then comprises wheels and axle of category 1 as specified in prEN 13262 for the wheels and prEN 13261 for the axles.