29 November 2021

Manufacturer Schweizer Electronic Calls on the AEF to Validate its Radio Warning Device

Eurailtest and its partner, the Railway Test Agency, have been commissioned to qualify and validate a Radio Warning Device (DAPR) for SCHWEIZER ELECTRONIC. This audible unit is a warning device positioned along the track to alert workers on site of a possible approaching train. The device [...]

15 November 2021

Eurailtest and its Partner Laboratories, the AEF and DGII-TE, are Key Players in the Dakar Regional Express Railway (TER) Project!

Eurailtest and its partner laboratories, the Railway Test Agency and DGII-TE, have been tasked with performing the tests to qualify the catenary in Dakar.

4 October 2021

The Train that is Revolutionizing Railway Maintenance and Safety

Called the IRIS 320 for Inspection Rapide des Installations de Sécurité (rapid inspection of safety installations), this TGV scrutinizes the railway network’s high-speed line (LGV) infrastructure, travelling at a top speed of 320 km/hour every two to three times a week to ensure the safety of [...]

20 September 2021

Measurement of Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields on Electric Buses

Eurailtest and the Test and Measurement Laboratory (LEM) have again been asked to provide their skills and expertise to conduct measurement tests on human exposure to electromagnetic fields as part of the ‘Bus 2025’ project. This project, initiated by the RATP in 2014, aims to convert the [...]

6 September 2021

Tests on Fabrics and Materials to Measure their Resistance to Acts of Vandalism

Our partner laboratories provide penetration, laceration and anti-graffiti tests. To measure the resistance of the seat and headrest coverings used in public places or public transport vehicles, the French Rail Testing Agency (Agence d’Essai Ferroviaire - AEF) conducts penetration and [...]

10 June 2021

Renewed Research Tax Credit Approval for Eurailtest

Eurailtest supports its clients and partners in their research efforts by providing them with the Research Tax Credit (CIR). The CIR, is a tax aid intended to support companies in their work research and development and innovation.

24 May 2021

Railway Expertise Applied to Defence

A railway-type facility for the Defence sector was under review. A major industrial group specialising in lifting and handling systems called on the expertise of Eurailtest and its partner, the Railway Test Agency Laboratory (SNCF Voyageurs), to perform non-destructive tests to assess the [...]

20 April 2021

Future Electrical Interconnection Beneath the Channel

Eurotunnel has asked Eurailtest and its partners, the DGII ME and DGII TL laboratories (SNCF Réseau) to qualify the integration of a high-voltage link beneath the Channel. Siemens is the manufacturer and will conduct the integration tests. The role of Eurailtest is to check the interface [...]

25 February 2021

Watch a Video about Impact Tests Using Flying Projectile Simulations

Flying ballast caused by travelling at speed can be disastrous for composite materials present on trains or along tracks. So how do we determine the resistance of materials to impacts before they are put into service?



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