Running ability test of selected freight wagons with automatic couplers


Customer: Swiss railway company

Customer benefit

  • PROSE’s extensive know-how provided the railway company with an overview of the regulations and standards to be observed with regard to driving technology and a well founded assessment of the technical feasibility with regard to certification. The analysis also contains a recommendation from PROSE about the approach towards the licensing authority.
  • The results of the analysis were directly incorporated into the business case for the modification of the rolling stock of the railway company.

Project tasks

  • Investigation on the influence of the conversion to automatic clutch on driving technique
  • Proposal Procedure for obtaining authorisation
  Fact sheet
Homologation Management   Strategy support   Validation and verification   

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