Brake tests

Brake tests include static and dynamic brake tests, anti-skid tests of railway vehicles, braking distance verification. 

Test portfolio: 

  • Complete range of static and dynamic brake tests according to UIC 540, UIC 544-1, UIC 547, UIC 543, TSI LOC&PAS 4.2.4, TSI WAG 4.2.4, 5.4.3, and ERRI B 126/DT 354, ČSN EN 16834, ČSN EN 16185-2
  • Uncoupling running tests of passenger coaches and freight wagons
  • Anti-skid tests according to UIC 541-05 and ČSN EN 15595
  • Pressure, braking force, temperature, braking distance, acceleration measurement

Technical equipment:

  • Dewesoft based modular measurement technology
  • Up to 42 channels can be measured simultaneously 
  • It is possible to read CAN busbars
  • Measuring car for uncoupling running tests of passenger coaches and freight wagons
  • Rail adhesion reduction technology 

Reference projects:

  • ŽOS Vrútky: motor units, passenger coaches
  • LDZ Ritoša sastáva serviss: 2M62UM diesel locomotive
  • CZ Loko: locomotives 
  • CAF: electric units
  • ŽOS Trnava: freight wagons
  • Tatravagonka: freight wagons
  • Greenbrier: freight wagons
  • Škoda Transportation: passenger coaches, Nimexpres, 14Ev, 10Ev, 7Ev units
  • DPOV: passenger coaches
  • Stadler: ADY passenger coach


Product sheet

Výzkumný Ústav Železniční, a. s. (VUZ)
Novodvorská 1698/138b, Praha 4
phone: +420 241 493 135
Zkušební centrum VUZ Velim
281 02 Cerhenice
Výzkumný Ústav Železniční, a.s.
VAT CZ27257258
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