The Railway Institute (formerly Railway Scientific and Technical Centre) is a research institute of the Polish Ministry of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy, and notified under EU Railway Directive 2008/57/CE concerning railway interoperability.

The Railway Institute, operating for 60 years in the railway sector, conducts scientific and research works, as well as services (including calibration of universal masters and measuring instruments) and performs certification works in the fields of railways and urban rail transport.

We hold Polish and foreign accreditations and approvals: PCA (PL), EBA (DE), CESIFER (IT).

We own a test track for conducting various experiments. We also posses the necessary infrastructure for R&D studies in the field of railway transport.

We are a Notified Body under the Interoperability of the Railway System Directive NB 1467.
Unlimited period of validity of the notification.

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