Train Construction and Production Monitoring

Clear the Path with our Construction and Production Monitoring

Smooth running train services require impeccably functioning trains – be they goods or passenger trains traveling near or far. Our employees can give you comprehensive support when it comes to rail vehicle production. We advise you during new production and reconstruction of vehicles and accompany you through all stages of train manufacture, from planning the required audits right up to final inspection. Regardless of whether the trains are designed for long-distance or regional travel, or whether they are goods trains, our construction monitoring service assures that trains remain an attractive form of transport.

Benefits at a Glance

Rail vehicle construction services by TÜV Rheinland help you:

  • Attain highest levels of safety and quality for your trains and systems
  • Prevent customers from making warranty claims by providing tested trains
  • Enjoy the extensive services of TÜV Rheinland associations from just one source
  • Make use of our know-how when it comes to applicable norms for rail vehicle production
  • Demonstrate the high quality of your trains to the public with our audits

Rail Vehicle Construction Services

Our experts will continually survey the planning and realization of vehicle and component production and also control these at specific steps during production. In detail, our services comprise:

  • Assessment and optimization of production plans
  • Preparation of a plan for final inspections and criteria
  • Drafting check lists
  • Serial production monitoring
  • Quality control of material and components, and compositional production steps
  • Advice on documentation and document management
  • Verification of design and design adjustments, and surveillance of adjustment management
  • Evaluation and auditing of delivery and supply operators
  • Definition of checks, audits, and trials to be carried out
  • Trial assistance, monitoring of gauging procedures, and test administration
  • Inspection of components and vehicle modules
  • Prototype audits and inspections
  • Monitoring of fulfillment of contractual obligations, including appointments and cost assessments
  • Ordering of final inspections on behalf of clients
  • Interface management and mediation between suppliers, authorities, and other third parties

Products Covered

  • High-speed trains
  • Regional trains
  • Locomotives
  • Goods trains
  • Diesel multiple unit (DMU)
  • Electrical multiple unit (EMU)
  • Components