Offer of VUZ services

VUZ provides specialized services in the field of authorized and accredited activities and testing of railway vehicles and their components. These include, in particular, the assessment of interoperability - NoBo / DeBo services, evaluation and assessment of AsBo and ISA services safety, ITCS tests, dynamic test bench services - DZS, ETCS tests and others.

Our Services

Railway vehicle testing

Tests of railway vehicles are performed in the VUZ accredited testing laboratory (TL), which ranks among the most advanced and sought-after laboratories in the field of railway vehicle testing.

Dynamic component testing

Dynamic component testing is performed at the Dynamic Test Laboratory (DTL) that forms a part of VUZ Testing Laboratory No. 1462 accredited according to ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17025.

ETCS testing

The centre provides facilities for tests of ETCS-fitted vehicles of ETCS L0, LNTC, L1 and L2 application levels, including combinations of vehicles and transitions between them.

Safety assessment according to 402/2013 – AsBo services

The VUZ inspection body is an accredited assessment body for the purpose of compliance assessment according to the European Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 402/2013 in case of technical changes to structural subsystems infrastructure.

Safety Assessment – ISA services

VUZ is a recognized independent safety assessor pursuant to ČSN EN 50129 based on the certificate of qualification recognition issued by Správa železnic (the Czech national railway infrastructure management authority).

Legal Person Statement

VUZ is a „Authorized Legal Person” with competence in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. We assess newly manufactured or modernized vehicles and substantial change thereto, including vehicles approved for use in other EU Member States.

Výzkumný Ústav Železniční, a. s. (VUZ)
Novodvorská 1698/138b, Praha 4
phone: +420 241 493 135
VAT CZ27257258
Registered in the Commercial Register maintained by the Municipal Court in Prague, Section B, File 10025
Zkušební centrum VUZ Velim
281 02 Cerhenice
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