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Door testing under arctic conditions

11 August 2017 | By

Doors and movable door steps are perceived as the most failure-prone systems in rail vehicles. Here Gabriel Haller, Technical Director and Executive Manager of Rail Tec Arsenal, explains the importance of testing these components – especially under winter conditions – to ensure all-round reliability of rail vehicles, which in turn…


Climatic testing: Making rolling stock and track fit for winter

19 December 2014 | By

Safe and reliable operation of mainline rolling stock under all weather conditions is an essential prerequisite for enhancing passenger safety and comfort and thus increasing the attractiveness and acceptance of rail travel. The low temperatures, ice and snow conditions prevailing in winter can cause huge problems and malfunctions of certain…