SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 05/2019

New Type Approval (NTZ) – approaches to simplify and shorten the process

Mai 2019 | Brenda Reichert, Stefan Lossau

The precondition for commissioning signalling, telecommunications and electrotechnical systems is their approval. The introduction of the VV NTZ has led to a decisive change in the approval process in terms of the operator’s responsibilities. At the same time, new challenges have to be faced when applying the VV NTZ on account of the increased speed of innovation, the greater complexity of the systems and the standardisation of interfaces. The implementation of the approval process to date has revealed extensive potential for optimisation which can lead to the simplification and shortening of the entire process chain...