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Railroad Industry: Component Testing and Certifications

Railroad Industry: Component Testing and Certifications

Railroad Industry: One-stop Services

TÜV AUSTRIA Railway Services

Whether component testing, electromagnetic compatibility, noise measurement or welding technology for railroad vehicles. We support you all the way from the planning stage to the operation of your railroad system.

Accredited Testing and Inspection Body for the Railroad Industry

As an accredited testing and inspection body for the railroad industry (EN ISO/IEC 17020, 17025, 17065), TÜV AUSTRIA TVFA offers independent testing, inspection and certification services. We test, inspect, approve and certify stationary equipment such as rails, rail fastening systems, clamps, railroad ties, etc., as well as contact wire systems and components of rail vehicles.

Equipment: Testing, Inspection & Approval

Stationary railroad equipment: We carry out complete conformance testing for flash-butt and aluminothermically welded rails (EN 14587, EN 14730) as well as for rail fastening systems (EN 13481, EN 13146) and railroad ties (EN 13230, EN 16431). We also test and inspect all components and systems, such as insulated rail joints and clamping elements, according to customer specifications.

Stationary railroad equipment: TÜV AUSTRIA carries out complete compliance testing for flash-butt and aluminothermically welded rails (EN 14587, EN 14730) as well as for rail fastening systems (EN 13481, EN 13146) and railroad ties (EN 13230, EN 16431). We also test and inspect all components and systems, such as insulated rail joints and clamping elements, according to customer specifications.

Electrical Engineering

TÜV AUSTRIA Group is accredited for solutions in the field of railroad applications: Electrical safety, grounding and reverse circuits, protective measures against electric shock and stray current effects due to direct current paths.

TÜV AUSTRIA also tests and inspects superstructures on rail vehicles.

TÜV AUSTRIA Electrical Engineering

TÜV AUSTRIA Group is accredited for solutions in the field of railroad applications: electrical safety, grounding and reverse circuits, protective measures against electric shock and stray current effects caused by direct current railways.
TÜV AUSTRIA also tests and inspects superstructures on rail vehicles.
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