The Velim Railway Testing Circuit, located 50 km east of Prague is the test facility for the Institute which is engaged in technology relating to transport economics, track construction and maintenance, rolling stock and electric and diesel traction, communications and other areas. The 200-kph test loops are energized at 25 kV 50 Hz and they may be used for controlled service tests for ORE, OSShD and for European and Russian railways and suppliers. Slab and conventional track are being evaluated. Laboratories have computers which can be coordinated with dynamometer car activities.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 215-218
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127873
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1976 12:00AM