Rail Services – Testing and Inspection

Rail Services – Testing and Inspection
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Rail Services – Testing and Inspection

Railway systems are characterized by the functional and technical requirements that they must meet. These are the technical characteristics that guarantee its reliability and technical compatibility, precise maintenance standards and guidelines to preserve the required technical characteristics and behave in the desired way throughout its useful life.

Depending on the technology and characteristics of each requirement, specific methods are required for its verification and validation. Supervision during the manufacture and installation of railway components, equipment and assemblies allows verifying the quality of the materials, the processes used in the manufacture and installation of the equipment, its adequacy and compliance with technical specifications, standards and regulations.

Compliance with these characteristics makes it possible to guarantee their homogeneity, interchangeability, reliability and maintainability, with
special emphasis on equipment and systems that may affect safety.

Our Solution

At SGS, we offer a broad range of services for the railway industry to help the manufacturers, component suppliers, network administrators & operators, and maintenance providers to deliver their projects and ensure the continued performance of their business.

Extensive experience in testing, inspection, certification and safety assessment make SGS the company of choice for the Verification & Validation of new and overhauled systems.

Focusing on the manufacturing and installation phase, we provide Quality Assurance services to guarantee the production, operation & maintenance of the railways systems, including the entire supply chain.

SGS experts intervene worldwide and along the full life cycle of railway components and systems, providing:

  • Product certification & assessment services
  • Testing services: Type Testing;Series Testing
  • Inspection Services
  • Manufacturing Supply Chain Services

We have a vast network of laboratories operating across a range of domain verticals, SGS is a key actor of the railway industry supply chain. In addition to our in-house laboratories, we can organize your railways system static and dynamic tests in our partners’ laboratories and on test tracks.

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