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Rail maintenance assessment services from SGS – maintenance process reviews and optimization through independent feasibility studies.

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Whether you are a vehicle maintainer, operator or owner, you need to ensure cost-effective, efficient performance of rolling stock and depots without compromising safety. Our rail maintenance assessment services can help you improve vehicle reliability and availability while reducing costs and optimizing the utilization of your depot staff and facilities.

Why choose rail maintenance assessment services from SGS?

We can help you:

  • Review your existing maintenance processes
  • Understand the suitability of the various tasks, criteria and timescales
  • Optimize your maintenance processes to increase the efficiency of your rolling stock and depots, and reduce costs
  • Ensure the ongoing safety and compliance of rolling stock operation

Trusted rail maintenance assessment services from a leading provider

In 2011, we acquired Correl Rail, a leading provider of services for the rail industry and the only fully independent UK-based notified body. As a result, we can now serve the whole rail industry. We are also at the heart of European rolling stock certification practice development through our involvement on both national committees and our role as technical secretariat of the Notified Body Rail Sub-Group for Rolling Stock.

We provide you with extensive experience of rail vehicle maintenance and overhaul. This, combined with our knowledge of vehicle maintenance processes and independent audit capabilities, allows us to offer a full range of rail vehicle maintenance and overhaul assessments. We can also provide you with maintenance plan certification.

Our rail maintenance assessment services include maintenance regime assessment, independent feasibility studies and optimization of overhaul tasks.

Maintenance regime assessment

We can assess:

  • Effectiveness
  • Workforce compliance implementation
  • Workforce competency
  • Maintenance optimization
  • Depot organization

Independent feasibility studies

We can provide feasibility studies for:

  • Task periodicity change
  • Work stream optimization
  • Block card changes
  • Workflow optimization
  • Method studies

Optimization of overhaul tasks

We can help you:

  • Delete unnecessary tasks
  • Extend overhaul task intervals
  • Employ condition assessment exercises
  • Reduce cost and downtime

To find out more about our rail maintenance assessment services, contact us today.