In line with our Group Strategy, Efectis continues to expand its service offering in railway sector.

All our tests are covered by our ISO 17025 accreditations and our scopes accreditations are available on the COFRAC, UKAS, RvA and TÜRKAK websites.

Our services


  • Complete set of fire tests requested by railways regulations
  • Definition of test campaigns, analysis of products
  • Pre-compliance reports, e.g. regarding EU 2016/797 interoperability directive
  • Fire safety engineering
  • Specific tailor-made test such as oversized tests, extended testing time, higher exposure
codes and regulations

  • All fire tests according to EN 45545-2 and -3 (reaction-to-fire and fire resistance)
  • Compliance of FCCS (Fire containment and control systems) according to CEN TR 17532
  • Analysis of product requirements, definition and optimization of test campaigns
  • Preparation of TSI’s justification of performance (fire safety only)
  • Safety demonstrations for EN 50553 running capability standard
  • Participation to CEN TC256 WG1 (Fire safety and national Mirror committees)
Our test means

  • Cone calorimeters (ISO 5660-1, EN 45545-2)
  • Radiant panel (ISO 5658-2, EN 45545-2)
  • Smoke chamber coupled with FTIR (ISO 5659-2, EN 17084)
  • Tube furnace (NF X 70-100, EN 17084)
  • Calorimeter (seats according to EN 16989)
  • Fire resistance furnaces (EN 45545-3)

Recent references

Performance design of a smoke control system for the bridge pavilion

Performance design of a smoke control system for the bridge pavilion

Testing innovative aircraft containers

Testing innovative aircraft containers