Railway vehicle testing

VUZ as an Accredited Testing Laboratory No. 1462 (accredited according to ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17 025: 2018) authorized to test rail vehicles and their components and railway equipment performs the following tests:

  • Tests of drive properties - derailment safety testing 
  • Traction and energy tests - testing of traction characteristics of traction rail vehicles, measurement of running resistance, testing of anti-skid equipment of rail vehicles and measurement of energy parameters of rail vehicles
  • Brake tests - stationary and driving tests of brakes, anti-skid tests of rail vehicles
  • Noise tests - measurement of acoustic parameters (noise) of rail vehicles, measurement of lighting, measurement of vibrations acting on humans
  • Electric technical tests - tests of electric and power supply systems rail vehicles, current collectors and distribution system of electrified lines
  • Electromagnetic compatibility tests with communication and signalling equipment
  • The tests are performed in accordance with the relevant TSI of UIC directives, standards or regulations

Certificate of accreditation for download
List of accredited testing laboratories for download

12/6/2019

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Výzkumný Ústav železniční, a. s. (VUZ)
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281 02 Cerhenice
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