Authorized / Notified Body
The Railway Research Institute, j.s.c. (VUZ) is an Authorized person No. AO 258 and a Notified person No. 1714 . The VUZ is authorized by the Czech Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing (UNMZ) to assess product conformity as defined by the Act No. 22/1997 Coll., on technical requirements on products, and based on the government regulation No. 133/2005 Coll., on technical requirements with regard operational and technical interoperability of European Railway System. The Advice note authorizing the VUZ to perform activities according to the decision above – a notification – was sent by the UNMZ to European Commission, Member States and Secretariat of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Show the decision on granting the authorization 6/2006 - czech version of the document
Show the decision on granting the authorization 15/2009 - czech version of the document
Show the decision on granting the authorization 21/2011 - czech version of the document
Within the European Union the VUZ is eligible to assess conformity of defined products with technical requirements – conformity assessment of components of interoperability and eligibility to use them, if appropriate and verification of sub-system in relation to technical specification of interoperability. The acquirement of the mentioned status is a significant step in the process of involving the Czech Republic in the European railway system.
Scope of authorization is specified for structural sub-systems of European railway system as follows:
- Rolling stock
- Control Command and Signalling
The VUZ is publishing information on the activity of notified person in the Journal of transport issued by the Ministry of Transport of Czech Republic.
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