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Rolling Stock Maintenance

Rolling stock maintenance – TÜV Rheinland

Optimizing maintenance for rolling stock and railway infrastructures

Due to an increasing competition in the public transport sector and decreasing financial resources, all market participants are experiencing considerably greater cost pressure. We help you optimize your rail and bus maintenance making your business more efficient and effective.

With our support, achieve comprehensive technical, operational and economic improvement of your workshops and streamline the interfaces between operation, maintenance and supply chain management. Services are focused on five areas: Vehicle and maintenance technology, workshop organization, supply chain management, workshop strategy and management systems.

We have become a leading service provider in the field of operation, workshop, maintenance and spare parts management in local, regional and rail freight transport. Our experts have extensive experience of all workshop processes. Together we can develop practical concepts for improving efficiency and lowering costs in the workshop and successfully implement the measures identified.

Contact us and learn how you too can benefit from our support!

Lower maintenance costs – with our services for rail vehicles

With our support, you can reduce the downtimes for scheduled maintenance and repairs of rail vehicles and buses, and you can lower maintenance costs while maintaining high safety and quality standards. You will also increase vehicle availability and improve employee satisfaction through reliable processes in the workshop.

By collaborating with our experts, you can identify potential improvements to the organization, workshop and logistics. This will enable you to optimize your organizational and process structures as well as your strategies for vehicle maintenance. You will also achieve lasting improvements to your fleet strategy and your warehouse and logistics concept.

Our solutions for efficient maintenance of rolling stock and buses

Rolling stock maintenance and ECM certification – TÜV Rheinland Caption= Our comprehensive services help you maintain your vehicles.
Our comprehensive services help you maintain your vehicles.

Our experienced experts will help you optimize your workshop and implement measures for improvement within the following fields:

Vehicle and maintenance technology
We develop and optimize strategies for vehicle maintenance and - upon implementing – elaborate respective safety cases as per DIN 27201-1 and CENELEC standard 50126.

We also help you develop your fleet strategy further and decide on procurement of new vehicles vs. investing in major overhauls and reconditioning weighing up the costs and the pros and cons.

Workshop organization
We help you optimize your organizational and process structures in maintenance and operation and make them more efficient. Services in this field also include interface optimization between workshop and vehicle scheduling or ‘make-or-buy’ analysis as decision making support for in- and outsourcing.

Supply chain management
Fundamental aspects of workshop and maintenance supply chain management include the development of concepts for spare parts handling and warehouse organization as well as the definition of spare part sets for intervals, repairs and revisions. We also advise on effective methods of just-in-time material supply within the production.

Workshop strategy
Our experts determine the workshop capacities and staffing required based on your fleet and maintenance strategy, define the necessary infrastructure and equipment and help you to optimally distribute works and services among sites.

Management systems
We help you analyze and introduce safety management systems as per directive 2004/49/EC and implement ECM responsibilities as per EU regulation 445/2011. Let us help you get your safety certificate for operation according to EU regulation 1158/2010 and/or authorization as railway infrastructure manager according to 1169/2010.

Benefit from our experience!

More information

pdf Brochure - Rail consulting 1 MB Download
pdf Flyer - Lean management in rail transport 319 KB Download
pdf Flyer - Entity in charge of maintenance 1 MB Download

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