SOCOTEC obtains ENAC accreditation for ballast testing, positioning itself as a benchmark in railway quality control.

Wed 26/06/2024 - 05:54

The laboratories of EC Ingeniería-SOCOTEC in San Sebastián de los Reyes have obtained ENAC accreditation for ballast testing, both sampling and laboratory testing, becoming one of only 3 companies in Spain with this distinction.


This certification guarantees SOCOTEC's technical competence to offer quality control services in ballast testing for the railway sector, guaranteeing the safety and reliability of railway infrastructures.

ENAC Accreditation

Experience in the railway sector

Obtaining ENAC accreditation for ballast testing reinforces, according to Abel Domato, general manager of quality control, SOCOTEC's extensive experience in the railway sector, positioning it as a benchmark in the comprehensive management of railway infrastructures.  

 

The engineering company offers engineering services that cover the entire infrastructure life cycle, from design and construction to quality control and maintenance, ensuring the safety and reliability of all types of railway infrastructure, including urban metro, streetcar, conventional and high-speed rail.

Obtaining ENAC accreditation for ballast testing reinforces, according to Abel Domato, general manager of quality control, SOCOTEC's extensive experience in the railway sector, positioning it as a benchmark in the comprehensive management of railway infrastructures.  

 

The engineering company offers engineering services that cover the entire infrastructure life cycle, from design and construction to quality control and maintenance, ensuring the safety and reliability of all types of railway infrastructure, including urban metro, streetcar, conventional and high-speed rail.

Expertise in the railway sector

SOCOTEC has participated in projects of high constructive complexity throughout the country, such as the extension of the L9 in Barcelona, the connection of the tramway in the Diagonal of Barcelona, or the AVE line Madrid-French border.

 

Currently, the SOCOTEC team is participating in projects such as the new Valdebebas interchange, where it is providing technical assistance for construction management, technical assistance for the control and supervision of the works for the La Sagrera station high-speed line project, or consulting services for the construction of the new Parla Norte station.

 

Obtaining ENAC accreditation for ballast testing consolidates SOCOTEC's commitment to quality and safety in the railway sector.
This achievement positions SOCOTEC as a benchmark in the quality control of railway infrastructures, thus contributing to a safer and more reliable rail transport for all.

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