COA nominated rail impact test centres

Posted in News on by COA Secretary

The COA has nominated two additional test centres for rail impact tests in accordance with PAS 1008:2016.

COA members requiring to arrange a rail impact test in accordance with the COA Code of Practice for a single use flexitank system, should contact the test centre directly.

All arrangements and fees concerning the test should be paid directly by the COA member.

COA Secretariat has no involvement in arranging rail impact tests.

The nominated test centres are:

1. TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH (TÜV)
Wiesbadener Str. 6
02827 Görlitz 

Contact: Daniel Zingelmann
Phone: +49 3581 70 43 78

2. Transportation Technology Centre, Inc. (TTCI)
55500 DOT Road
P.O. Box 11130
Pueblo, CO 81001

Contact: Tom Feltault
Office: (719) 585-1817


3. School of Traffic and Transportation (BJTU)*
Beijing Jiaotong University
Beijing, 100044
PR. China

Contact: Chen Chao
Office: +86-1 38 10 01 44 47


4. China Railway Test and Certification Centre (CRCC)*
Haidian District
Beijing, 100081
PR. China

Contact: Hao WANG
Office: +86 1 86 18 19 55 68


* The two test centres in China are newly appointed.

As with both previously appointed test centres in Germany and USA, a COA representative will attend the initial tests.

Members arranging a rail impact test should contact COA technical secretary to arrange COA representative attendance. The attendance fee will form part of the test cost.