Testing Authority
"Stationary Optical Uplift Measurement"
About us

© 2022 Testing Authority
"Stationary Optical Uplift Measurement"


Institut für Bahntechnik GmbH
Prüfstelle "Stationäre optische Anhubmessung"

Wiener Straße 114 - 116
01219 Dresden

Telefon: +49 351 877 59-0
Telefax:  +49 351 877 59-90





Accreditation according to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025 is listed in the certificate procedure.



About us

The Testing Authority "Stationary optical Uplift Measurement" is an independent division of IFB Institute of Railway Technology in the Dresden office and deals with the measurement of uplift under the licensing of vehicles and overhead lines.


The IFB was founded as a privately held company in 1984 in Berlin. A second branch was opened in 1991 in Dresden.


It is constructed in an interdisciplinary service providers with expertise in the application-related consulting, development, planning and research for railway systems. The IFB is a recognized expert GmbH Organization of the Federal Railway Authority (EBA) with experts for electrical equipment and vehicles of the railways, "Magnetic levitation and linear drive systems" and "magnetic levitation train Transrapid technology type."


The IFB GmbH operates with about 50 employees at its locations in Berlin and Dresden. The Berlin office is also the seat of the management. Experts from the fields of electrical and communications engineering, computer science, automotive engineering, industrial engineering and traffic law are powerful, task-oriented groups for project work.