Members of CETREN: Majority of companies in the sector, amongst which are companies of rolling stock, of infrastructure and civil works, signaling, engineering, and consulting and service providers in general.
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ASSOCIATION: Promotion and defense of railways as a mode of transport, providing know-how, and spreading rail technology.
CERTIFICATION / INSPECTION (ISA-ASBO) / TESTING LABORATORY: Notified and Designated by the Spanish Government to certify Railway Interoperability by the Directive (UE) 2016/797 and Circular Resolutions 2/2017 and 2/2019 by the National Safety Agency; accredited by National Accreditation Entity (ENAC) as under UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17065. Independent Safety Assessor (ISA-ASBO): risk assessment (Commission Implementing Regulation (UE) 402/2013) and independent assessment of railway safety projects (UNE-EN 50126, UNE-EN 50128 and UNE-EN 50129), accredited by ENAC as under UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17020. Testing Laboratory: Contrast testing, ground reflectance test, lighting test, STI-PA test and acoustic test.
STANDARDIZATION: It contributes to develop European railway standards as Technical Secretary of the Railway Technical Committee AEN/CTN 25, “Railway Applications”, of the Spanish Association for standardization, AENOR (UNE). Moreover, CETREN participates as a member in the following UNE standardization Committees: CTN 203/SC 9X Electrical and electronic applications for railways; CTN 203/SC 9XA Communication, signalling and processing systems; CTN 203/SC 9XB Electrical, electronic and electromechanical material on board rolling stock, including associated software; CTN 203/SC 9XC Electric supply and earthing systems for public transport equipment and ancillary apparatus (Fixed installations); CTN 222 Fuel cell technologies and CTN 181 Hydrogen technologies.
TRAINING: Imparts all standard railway training courses, as well as other non-standard training courses. Standard railway training: Train Driving License integrated Course, and Diploma to obtain Category B degree. Railway vehicle driving licenses. Courses to obtain and keep the certificates set in Order FOM 2872/2010 of 5 November and Order FOM 679/2015 of 9 April, which amends the former: Driving, Traffic, Infrastructure, Train Operations, Responsible for maintenance control of railway rolling stock, Responsible for Loading Operations, vehicle operator and Cabin Assistant. Non-standard railway training: courses for Rail Traffic and Safety personnel of Port Authorities, RAMS… It also offers Customized training services for companies in the railway sector.