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Inspection and Supervision Services for Rail Infrastructure


TÜV Rheinland

Several companies are responsible for freight and passenger railway service locally and internationally. Rail systems are often connected between countries and interoperability is significant to the rail industry. To avoid disruptions in freight operations and passenger service, rail infrastructure must be consistently examined and maintained. It is crucial that all elements of the railway structure be reliable.

Our experts offer a wide range of services and support for railroad infrastructure, from complete structures to individual components such as rail fastening systems. Our experts possess accreditations from rail engineering approval and monitoring authorities. As an inspection body type A, we help you ensure the quality and safety of your rail infrastructure. Meet legal requirements, document compliance, and pledge the quality of your railway network with our help.

Our portfolio

Acoustic Emission
Acoustic Emission 

Detect defects and flaws even at early stages with our acoustic emission (AE) testing services.

Air quality monitoring
Air Quality Monitoring 

Improve immission control with our air quality tests and measurements.

Calibration Process Measurement Systems
Calibration Process Measurement Systems 

Putting Process Measurement Systems to the Test.

Charpy Impact Test Services
Charpy Impact Test Services 

Ensure your materials meet toughness specifications with TÜV Rheinland's Charpy Impact Test.

Compression Testing Services
Compression Testing Services 

Meet compliance to set standards and specifications with Compression Testing from TÜV Rheinland.

Computed Radiography Services
Computed Radiography Services 

Computed radiography (CR) from TÜV Rheinland allows precise imaging with greater picture enhancement.

Condition Monitoring
Condition Monitoring 

Tailored condition monitoring solutions for industrial equipment and rail vehicles.

Condition Monitoring for Rail Transport
Condition Monitoring for Rail Transport 

Wireless, reliable condition monitoring components relevant to safety and operational availability.

Corrosion Mapping Services
Corrosion Mapping Services 

Developing condition assessment maintenance strategies with our ultrasonic imaging system.

D-PEC Well Inspection
D-PEC Well Inspection 

Corrosion monitoring of the surface casing can be accurately carried out with D-PEC technology.

Eddy-Current Testing Services
Eddy-Current Testing Services 

Detect flaws in conductive materials with the help of TÜV Rheinland’s eddy-current testing services.

Emission Measurements
Emissions Testing 

Air Pollution Control: Measure – Assess – Advise.

Expert Reports for Construction
Expert Reports for Every Phase of Construction 

Professional Assessment of Real Estate and Land.

Failure and Damage Analysis
Damage and Corrosion Failure Analysis 

Our damage and corrosion failure analysis services provide information regarding kind and possible causes of damages

Functional Safety and Homologation Support in Rail
Functional Safety for Rail and Transport Applications 

Safety assurance and approval support during development and approval of rail and transport systems or applications

Hardness Testing Services
Hardness Testing Services 

Ensure your metal meets required hardness readings with Hardness Testing services from TÜV Rheinland.

High Temperature Hydrogen Attack
High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA) 

TÜV Rheinland offers you reliable services to detect and evaluate high temperature hydrogen attack (HTHA).

High Temperature NDT Inspection
High Temperature NDT Inspection Services 

TÜV Rheinland provides high temperature ultrasonic testing services up to 500°C.

Liquid Penetrant Testing Services
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) Services 

Ensure the safety of your machinery with TÜV Rheinland's liquid penetrant testing services.

Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) Services
Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) Services 

Detect discontinuities in ferrous materials with our magnetic particle inspection services.

Material Fatigue Testing
Material Fatigue Testing 

TÜV Rheinland offers Material Fatigue Testing to ensure your product meets required criteria.

Mechanical Integrity Services
Mechanical Integrity Services 

TÜV Rheinland provides a comprehensive range of services for Mechanical Integrity testing.

Metallography and Replica Testing
Metallography and Replica Testing 

Macrostructure and microstructure analysis through metallographic examination and replica testing.

NDT Consultancy
NDT Consultancy 

NDT consultancy services: find the testing method that best fits your project.

Non-Destructive Testing Laboratory Services
NDT Laboratory Testing 

TÜV Rheinland provides non-destructive testing (NDT) laboratory services for your machinery components.

Non-Destructive Testing of Welds
Non-Destructive Testing of Welds 

Comply with AWI, API, EN and ASME requirements through TÜV Rheinland's non-destructive weld testing.

Phased Array (PA)
Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing 

We assess component quality and potential risk with advanced phased array ultrasonic (PAUT) inspection.

Pulsed Eddy-Current (PEC)
Pulsed Eddy-Current (PEC) 

Detection of Corrosion Uunder Insulation (CUI).

Radiographic Inspection Services
Radiographic Testing (RT) Services 

Obtain accurate results with TÜV Rheinland's state-of-the-art radiographic testing (RT) services.

Rail Traffic Assessment
Expert Opinion and Conformity Assessment for Rail Traffic 

Expert opinion, conformity assessment and approvals.

Rail Traffic Certification
Certification and Auditing for Rail Transport 

Certification for processes and management systems.

Safety for Railway Systems
Safety and Security for Railway Operations 

More safety and reliability with practical safety and security concepts.

SLOFEC – Tank Inspection Services
SLOFEC – Tank Inspection Services 

Corrosion detection and scanning of tank floor, piping, and wall with the SLOFEC NDT testing method.

Spark Emission Spectroscopy
Spark Emission Spectroscopy Services 

We test material and chemical compositions of metals and alloys to ensure quality and suitability.

Tensile Strength Test
Tensile Strength Test 

Test the tensile properties quickly and accurately with TÜV Rheinland's Tensile Strength Tests.

Testing for Automatic Measuring Systems
Testing and Calibration for Measuring Systems (AMS)  

We test your automatic measuring systems (AMS) with function testing and calibration.

Time of Flight Diffraction (ToFD)
ToFD and Non-Destructive Testing 

The most reliable method for both detecting and sizing welding defects is Time Of Flight Diffraction (TOFD).

Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Services
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Services 

Detect minute flaws or discontinuities in a product with TÜV Rheinland’s ultrasonic testing (UT) services.

Visual Inspection Services
Visual Inspection Services 

Early detection of defects with TÜV Rheinland´s visual inspection services.

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