Heavy rail / Urban light rail

Safety Assessment

Eurailtest performs tests to demonstatre or assess the conformity of safety-critical software and railway equipment.

Assessment of safety-critical software

Evaluate the safety demonstration of safety-critical software used in the railway sector.

Tests facilities :

Demonstrate or assess the performance of safety-critical software (EN 50128 – SIL 3, 4) for CBTC ground and onboard equipment, computer-based interlockings, platform screen door control system, etc.

Tests facilities :

Atelier B (B-Method)
Test benches

Accreditations :

ISO/IEC 17020 awarded by COFRAC, Programme 152

Testing norms :

EN 50128 – Railway applications – Communication, signalling and processing systems – Software for railway control and protection systems



Evaluation de la sécurité du matériel de signalisation

Safety assessment of signalling and command-control equipment

Demonstrating or assessing the conformity of safety-critical railway equipment.

Tests objectives :

  • Approve all signalling equipment (point motors, printed circuit boards, etc.) impacting safety of urban and intra-urban rail transport systems.
  • Ensure usability: Implementation of the new system in operating conditions
  • Give expert advice on maintaining network equipment in good operating condition from a safety perspective.
  • Analyze hardware malfunctions in operating conditions: Laboratory and field investigations

Tests facilities :

Electronics laboratory

Testing norms :

NF EN 50129 – Communication, signalling and processing systems – Safety related electronic systems for signalling

Evaluation de la sécurité des logiciels critques
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Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (Stockholm)