TEST TRACK CENTRE NEAR ŻMIGRÓD

Instytut Kolejnictwa (IK) Railway Research Institute

IK Test Track Centre

Tests of durability, reliability, strength, and dynamic properties of the equipment and systems for railway applications, such as:

 

  • Rolling stock:
    • Wagons and motive power units,
    • Brake systems,
    • Bogies and structural components,
    • Draft and buffing gear,
    • Traction equipment.
  • Traction:
    • Traction network,
    • Equipment,
    • catenary wire support
      structures,
    • Power supply systems,
    • Electromagnetic interference (EMI).
  • Railway traffic control:
    • Safety and radio-communication installations.
  • Railway routes:
    • Permanent way and its components.

SPECIAL TESTS:

  • Rail vehicles crash tests,
  • Passing the wagons over the small radius inverted curves in the track,
  • Impact (railway generated noise and vibration) on the environment.

 


IK Test Track Centre

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Head of Centre

Waldemar Szulc, M.Sc., Eng.

wszulc@ikolej.pl

 

phone/fax +48 71 71 71 858

oetd@ikolej.pl

 

Forwarding postal address:

Instytut Kolejnictwa

Ośrodek Eksploatacji Toru Doświadczalnego IK

Bychowo 1B

PL 55-140 Żmigród, Poland

 

www.ikolej.pl