Thermit® welding

Thermit® welding is classified as a safety critical activity. All operators must have successfully attended a training course approved by Elektro-Thermit GmbH & Co. KG and be in possession of a Diploma in Aluminothermic Welding of Rails for this Thermit® welding procedure

Elektro-Thermit GmbH & Co. KG is recognized as a training establishment according to EN 14730-2:2006 chap. 3.7 at the following railway authorities: Lithuanian Railways, SNCF, INFRABEL, DB Netz AG, SBB, Portuguese Railways (IP Academy).

All below listed external training establishments have the acceptance of the process provider Elektro-Thermit GmbH & Co. KG in accordance with prEN 14730-2:2016 in the named processes.

All training dates are available here:

Approved process by Latvijas dzelzceļš: SkV

No dates.

Welder training organisation:

Latvijas dzelzceļš
Gogola Street 3, Riga
LV-1547, Latvia

Contact person:

Elektro-Thermit GmbH & Co. KG
Chemiestraße 24
06132 Halle (Saale)

Jörg Schmidt
Phone: +49 (0) 345 7795-728
Mobil: +49 (0) 172 2594300

The ET-acceptance of RLN is at the moment in abeyance.


Welder training organisation

Rail Lasopleidingen Nederland

VolkerRail Nederland BV
Postbus 240
NL 4130 EE Vianen

Strukton Rail
Postbus 1025
NL 3600 BA Maarssen

Contact person:

Arie Overeem
Strukton Rail Equipment bv
Telefon: +31 6 53 50 61 70

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