Inspection

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The ERC.RAIL GmbH is provisionally recognised by the Federal Railway Authority as a “project-independent and non-bound by instructions expert organisation for the examination of national regulations (NNTR)” in accordance with Annex 2 MoU. The accreditation as an inspection body according to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17020 is obligatory.

Accordingly, our experts support manufacturers of rolling stock and their components in vehicle approval as DeBo, AssBo and Federal Railway Authority (EBA) approved verifiers:

  • Holistic views and merging of subject areas (coherence check)
  • Verification of national compliance, NNTR dossiers, NNTR certificates of conformity
  • Verification of process conformances according to CENELEC and CSM regulation
  • Integration checks of subsystems in the vehicle
  • Assessment and functional tests after changes according to CSM-Regulation
  • Functional vehicle tests – static and dynamic (test or test drives)
  • Inspections of rolling stock in the fields:
    • Doors
    • Vehicle transitions
    • Control technology / functional safety
    • Fire protection
    • Other safety equipment
    • Train Control / Train Security including integration reviews and Federal Railway Authority (EBA)
    • approval runs
    • Train radio
    • Vehicle markings

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