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Rolling stock inspection services from SGS – gain independent vehicle inspection and component inspection for compliance with mandatory, voluntary or contractual requirements.

As a transportation or rolling stock company (ROSCO), ensuring that your rolling stock and components are assembled and function in accordance with the appropriate mandatory, voluntary or contractual requirements is essential. Our rolling stock inspection services ensure that your modified or newly built vehicles are correctly assembled and function in accordance with all design, quality and safety requirements and standards. We can provide assessments of the condition of existing, in-service vehicles as well as component and sub-systems checks.

Why choose rolling stock inspection services from SGS?

We can help you:

  • Obtain an independent assessment of a component, system or entire train
  • Establish the condition of your rolling stock and identify safety, operational or financial issues
  • Ensure that your modified or newly built vehicles are correctly assembled and function in accordance with all design, quality and safety requirements and standards

Trusted rolling stock inspection services from a world 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.

With our global reach, we can provide you with rail assessment and auditing services wherever your operations are based in the world.

We are accredited by the Rail Safety and Standards Board as a Railway Industry Supplier Approval Body (RISAB). As such, we offer you in-depth knowledge of risk in a railway environment, including appropriate technical and assessment competence.

Our rolling stock inspection services include vehicle and component inspection as outlined below.

Vehicle inspection

Our vehicle inspection can include:

  • Design requirement and quality compliance (asset compliance)
  • Manufacture competence (asset compliance)
  • Condition inspection and monitoring (asset management)
  • Safety examination (asset management)
  • Accident examination (asset management)

Component inspection

Our component inspection can include:

  • Design requirement and quality compliance (asset compliance)
  • Manufacturing competence (asset compliance)
  • First article and witness type tests (asset compliance)
  • Condition inspection and monitoring (asset management)

To find out more about our rolling stock inspection services, contact us today.