Train Maintenance: keeping the ICE on track
The plant tour in the ICE plant in Berlin Rummelsburg offers the opportunity to dive into the train maintenance processes of DB Fernverkehr AG's long-distance trains. As one of several plants in Germany DB executes the small maintenance processes for the ICE series 1 and 2 in Berlin. Learn about maintenance intervals, the differences of maintenance types, the executing of concrete maintenance works and maintenance scheduling in Rummelsburg.
1st-tier-supply: components for the rail industry
Knorr Bremse produces components for the railway industry with long history in Berlin. During the plant tour in Berlin-Mahlsdorf impressions to the production of vehicle control systems are offered. Get insights to processes and production in the 4 segments of brake control, bogie equipment, hydraulics and service center. Thereby learn about the harmony between product charateristics, technical production equipment and organizational structures in each segment.
Full lifecycle management: maintenance processes of an OEM
Talgo Germany acts as maintenance provider of rolling stock for day and night traffic as well as of traction vehicles. With more than 110 employees the Berlin plant executes preventative as well as corrective maintenance services. The plant is equipped with two inner rail tracks of 365 m each and with heavy tooling, amongst other an underfloor lathe, an automated wheel parameter measuring system, a pit track, a catenary test field, hall cranes or a modular repair studio for power electronic modules, toilette systems, aqua modules as well as climate systems.
Spare Part Management: efficiency in small batches
Discover the world of the EBK Group with its innovative solutions for small batch spare part series starting from batch size 1. The plant tour presents how train operators, OEMs and tier-supplier of the rail industry can be efficiently supplied with spare parts in customer-specific small batch series. See the contrasts between historic production machines rebuilded to produce small instead of large scale batches and modern 3D printing technologies. Understand how individual customer spare part solutions will be designed, prototyped and efficiently delivered.
Train production: insights from a leading OEM
Hennigsdorf is Bombardier’s largest manufacturing site in Europe and home to the management team for Region Central / Eastern Europe & CIS (CEE). With more than 2,800 employees, the site covers the full spectrum of skills required to design, manufacture and maintain the world’s most advanced high speed, commuter and regional trains, metros, trams and light rail vehicles. In addition to manufacturing and testing new vehicles, Hennigsdorf provides propulsion technology and vehicle maintenance services. Bombardier Hennigsdorf supports customers throughout the whole lifetime of their trains.
Train production: discover the historic production site
The Stadler Pankow production site was build at the turn towards the 19th century. It used to house the production lines of Bergmann-Borsig and later Adtranz. Today more than 850 employees work at the Stadler plant in Berlin Wilhelmsruh. They manufacture regional trains of the FLIRT series or the future metro of Berlin operated by Deutsche Bahn.