FAUREI RAILWAY TESTING CENTER
Romanian Railway Authority - AFER holds in Făurei town, Brăila county, the Railway Testing Center Făurei, equipped for performing specific types of trials and tests for railway field.
Railway Testing Center Făurei was built in 1978 and between 2003-2008 has undergone an extensive modernization program by European funds. Currently, there is possibility to perform dynamic testing of rail vehicles with a maximum speed of 200 km/h.
Samples, trials and tests that can be performed in the Railway Testing Center Făurei complies with the conditions stipulated in the technical specifications for interoperability and other technical reference documents specific for railway field, being compulsory in the product certification process and commissioning of the rolling stock or of other characteristic subsystems of the railway system.
Romanian Railway Authority - AFER, through the existing capabilities (Făurei Testing Center, Infrastructure and Signalling Laboratory, Rolling Stock Laboratory and Scientific Secretariat), can provide integrated service packages for the research field, but also to perform the technical expertise, samples, trials and tests specific to railway field, through the support of a single organizational structure specialized and recognized.
Romanian Railway Authority - AFER, participate in three partnership projects with European funding type FP - 7 (SustRail GA nr.265740, Spartacus GA nr.313002 and NeTIRail-INFRA GA nr.636237), in all cases the solution will be tested in Test Center Rail Făurei.
Main technical characteristics of the Railway Testing Center Faurei
Some examples of technical tests that can be performed at
Railway Testing Center Faurei