December 2015

Railway Certification on Track

The recent EN 15085 certification of Transnet Engineering Durban (CL 1 – Critical Components) and VR Laser Services (CL 2 – Non-Critical Components) has set the process of EN 15085 certification firmly on track in South Africa.

EN 15085 is the quality standard that relates specifically to the welding of railway vehicles and components and has the requirements of ISO 3834 as a basis. ISO 3834 mostly has general requirements specified in the standard, whereas EN 15085 builds on ISO 3834 and specifies specific requirements relating to, inter alia, railway vehicle and component welding 

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