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30 November 2017
CABLES COMPLIANCE – EN 50575
Since the 1st of July 2017, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) which regulates the free movement of products demands a declaration of performance and a CE marking for all commercialized cables in the European Union. The cables concerned are all of the cables installed in buildings or other engineering structures, data and telecommunication cables included. […]
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16 October 2017
Lubricant diagnostics
Lubricant diagnostics : a plus on the maintenance front
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6 October 2017
Autumn 2017: latest news and developments
In recent months, Eurailtest member laboratories have been busily working on a number of different projects.
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6 October 2017
Comparison of non-destructive testing methods
To help CFL Cargo address a problem of cracks appearing in freight wagon wheels, Eurailtest and its partner test laboratory AEF (Railway Test Agency) embarked on their first comparative test consultancy services in connection with non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques.
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6 October 2017
New faces at Eurailtest
The Eurailtest team has welcomed three new people to its ranks in recent months.    
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6 October 2017
Nimes-Montpellier bypass: high-speed line validation tests
Following its contributions to the SEA and BPL high-speed lines, Eurailtest now has the further task of performing tests on the Nimes and Montpellier bypass (CNM), in behalf of SYSTRA and SETEC Ferro.  
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6 October 2017
Innovative traction return current control method debuts in Morocco
This summer, Eurailtest was faced with the challenge of checking traction return current circuits on 100 km of the 200 km of high-speed line between Tangiers and Kenitra on behalf of its client ANSALDO STS.  
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18 July 2017
Our Tests and Expertise for light rail on video!
Eurailtest realize different tests ans expertise for light rail…
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17 July 2017
Zoom: Failure analysis
OPERATORS, MAINTAINERS, do you have rolling stock or infrastructure components that are failing in service for reasons that you cannot explain? But to find the right answer to a problem at the right cost, you first need to understand the root causes of the incident. This is the only way to be sure that, post-repair, […]
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17 July 2017
Uplift tests in Romania
This summer, Eurailtest has been exporting its skills and experience to more easterly parts of the European Union, to Romania to be more precise. For its client STADLER, Eurailtest has been conducting uplift tests on the EURO Dual locomotive.  
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17 July 2017
Summer 2017: no respite for the Eurailtest teams
This summer, our test teams have been busily beavering away on your projects.
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17 July 2017
20th anniversary of our partner laboratory LEM
It was in 1997 that the Test and Measurement Laboratory (LEM), a Eurailtest EIG partner laboratory for urban light rail systems in particular, first saw the light of day. Its original role was that of performing acceptance tests for the RATP procurement department. Since then, LEM has considerably developed its service portfolio, henceforth using its […]
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17 July 2017
Eurailtest wins Alstom Transports contract for Regiolis CEVA tests
The 17 Regiolis CEVA trains (Cornavin–Eaux-Vives–Annemasse), for use on the future Franco-Valdo-Genevois Regional Express Network (RER), are to be worked on the cross-border line between France (Haute-Savoie) and Switzerland.
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17 July 2017
Inauguration of the SEA and BPL high-speed lines
In our previous newsletters, we have often mentioned the South Europe Atlantic (SEA) and Brittany -Pays de Loire (BPL) high-speed lines. These recently hit the headlines when they came into revenue service on Sunday, 2 July 2017.
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30 March 2017
Feedback from satisfied customers!
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27 March 2017
Edito
SEA and BPL: two acronyms in the news!
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27 March 2017
Flashback to the Middle East Rail Expo in Dubai
Middle East Rail, an exhibition targeting the rail sector in the Middle East, North Africa, the Indian sub-continent and Central Asia, was held on 7 and 8 March this year
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27 March 2017
Rolling stock axle box lubricant analyses
Axle boxes are a key rolling stock component. They may at times be liable to overheating in the event of internal lubricant failure, and this may trigger a ‘hot box’ alarm and, in some extreme cases, breakage of the axle journal, derailment, etc.
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27 March 2017
Completion of speed ramp-up tests on the BPL HSL
Thursday, 9 March 2017 saw the end of speed ramp-up tests on the Brittany Pays de Loire high-speed line (BPL) with the completion of a campaign associating teams from the SNCF Group, EIFFAGE and Eurailtest.
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27 March 2017
Tests on the upgraded Regiolis WSP system for ALSTOM Transport
Following the upgrading of its WSP software, Alstom Transport commissioned Eurailtest to carry out tests in downgraded adhesion conditions.  
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3 February 2017
End of speed ramp-up tests, after 194 days of campaign on SEA HSL
Friday 3rd February 2017 marks the end of the speed ramp-up tests campaign of SEA HSL.
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15 December 2016
Human exposure to electromagnetics fields
New regulations governing worker exposure to electromagnetic fields  
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15 December 2016
Bombardier Transport Germany chooses Eurailtest
Eurailtest partners Bombardier Transport (Germany) for TRAXX locomotives
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15 December 2016
New business engineers welcomed by Eurailtest
Eurailtest builds up its team to cater even better to sector demand
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15 December 2016
Editorial
As 2016 draws to a close, we have chosen in this newsletter to give pride of place to people and their cooperation.  
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15 December 2016
AEF-LEM : skills complementarity between laboratories
AEF and LEM: exploiting complementary skills for dynamic rolling stock behaviour tests
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16 September 2016
SEA HSL: first tests in progress
Following several months of preparations (train path application procedures, feasibility condition studies, test train preparation and equipment, safety case completion), the TGV DASYE high-speed train was finally transferred to the test site at end July.
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16 September 2016
Acceptance and delivery runs for Bombardier
Since 2009 Eurailtest has been conducting rolling stock acceptance and delivery runs for its client Bombardier, carrying out trials on series-built trainsets to establish compliance with the standard train.
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16 September 2016
Eurailtest signs its first contract with TCDD in Turkey
Over the past year, the Eurailtest sales team has been working to forge a partnership with TCDD-DATEM*, hosting a visit from the Turkish delegation in early June.
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16 September 2016
Discover our new and innovative digital simulation test solutions at InnoTrans
As announced in our previous newsletter, Eurailtest will be out in force at InnoTrans in Berlin, where it will be previewing its new digital simulation services.
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16 September 2016
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20 July 2016
Eurailtest will be at InnoTrans fair 2016 !
InnoTrans is the international fair, source of inspiration for all the railway industry. Eurailtest will there be present from 20 till 23 September 2016.
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8 July 2016
New Eurailtest website now live!
2016 is and will be an eventful year for Eurailtest.  
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8 July 2016
Further testings on several projects and novelties
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8 July 2016
Now out: Eurailtest catalogue 2016 edition
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8 July 2016
Flashback to the European Mobility Exhibition: Public Transport
From 14 to 16 June 2016, Eurailtest’s technical experts were out in force at the Public Transport Exhibition at Paris-Porte de Versailles.  
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8 July 2016
Measuring and expertise in radiation protection
Eurailtest recently added radiation protection advisory services to its portfolio. Analyses are performed by Radiation Protection experts to ascertain exposure to ionising radiation and ensure this particular occupational hazard is kept under control.  
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8 July 2016
Renewal of COFRAC (17025) accreditation valid until 2021
Audit procedures at AEF
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13 April 2016
Morocco’s high-speed train
 Partnering ATSA for the first runs with the new Moroccan high-speed train
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13 April 2016
Bombardier – Tests on the MOD1L version of REGIO 2N
Following the successful completion of type approval tests on the REGIO 2N V160, Bombardier once again turned to us for its test campaign on the REGIO 2N MOD1L.
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13 April 2016
Return on “Fire behaviour day”
The recent “Fire behaviour day”, which attracted some 60 industrial participants, proved a resounding success. It was the occasion to communicate a wealth of invaluable ideas and information to help them to come to grips with the new European standard EN 45545-2 and offer practical examples of its application.
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13 April 2016
SMART RAIL
Eurailtest will exhibit at Smart Rail Amsterdam from 19th to 20th April.
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13 April 2016
Edito : our teams and your test trains back in action!
2015 may be over but it is a year that will, sadly, long remain engraved in our memories for the tragic accident at Eckwersheim. After a brief stoppage, our teams and your tests trains are now back in action. In 2016, they will once again be heading off to different continents to partner you and […]
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13 April 2016
Mexico: Dynamic behaviour tests on Metro Line 12
In 2014 Eurailtest was commissioned by SYSTRA to perform dynamic behaviour tests on Line 12 of Mexico’s metro system prior to the opening of the line. Clearly satisfied with the service rendered, SYSTRA again turned to Eurailtest for further tests of this kind.
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13 April 2016
Lyon tram system
To facilitate locating and inspecting the electrical connections on the infrastructure of lines T1, T2 and T3 of the Lyon tram system, an invitation to tender was issued for carrying out a verification of all electrical connectors and evaluating electrical system quality on the network.
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