Expert knowledge – Diagnosis and troubleshooting


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Level: Expert
Price: € 1.605,00 plus VAT


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  • Philipp Loos
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With more than 3,600 installations in 30 different countries in different climate zones, the UNISTAR HR electro-hydraulic point machine for freight, urban and mixed traffic. An electro-mechanical drive version is also available as an option. The product range of UNISTAR HR has comparatively low weight of components, no lifting gear is required for installation. The point machine itself consists of two devices, the hydraulic unit and the setting and locking unit.The UNISTAR HR is capable of operating up to four setting levels, is designed for a wide range of installation options both in the centre of the track and next to the track and is also suitable for moving frogs.

The UNISTAR ELP unit is a supplementary device to secure the hydraulic unit (UNISTAR system) as an additional end position detector for monitoring the end position of the open and closed switch blade (ELP).

In the training course, our experts impart their knowledge, enabling you to diagnose faults and repair the point machine in less than 20 minutes.

Training content

In addition to the routine activities of maintenance and installation of a product (included in the training course), an expert is particularly able to

  • Understand system processes and modes of operation
  • Use test equipment and special tools
  • carry out troubleshooting
  • analyse faults and recognise correlations
  • repair the systems skilfully

In addition to a written test, the participants' performance is repeatedly tested and assessed through practical tasks.

Target group

Specialist staff from the fields of track technology and superstructure, e.g. railway, track or signalling supervisors, employees of railway construction companies whose field of activity includes turnout drive and turnout locking systems.

Further information

Number of participants

Maximum 6 persons

Duration 3 working days, corresponds to approx. 24 teaching units     
Training approach Theory and pratice
Prerequisites None
Information For your own safety, please bring your personal protective equipment (especially safety shoes) to this training course