Accident repair

More than 20 years of experience in the repair of damage caused by railway accidents.

What can we do for you?

STRUCTURAL AND AESTHETIC REPAIR OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY RAILWAY ACCIDENTS

We guarantee train functionalities and detect and repair structural and aesthetic faults that could affect running dynamics and the integrity of bogies and carbodies.

  • Customer support when responding to insurance companies in the quantification (economic and technical) of the degree of the damage and repair after an accident.
  • Structural repair and new component guarantee
  • Work process adapted to the detected damage
  • Optimisation of the repair time and minimisation of the response time
  • Final delivery under agreed protocols
  • Preparation of an inventory of the parts that can be reused or discarded after an accident
  • Take advantage of the repair process to carry out inspections, reset to 0 of the unit and/or maintenance of its components

Our service scope

Solutions

Expert assessments on the condition of the vehicle adapted to the needs of the customer.

  • 3d scan of carbodies, dimensional inspections and deformation analysis
  • Detailed inspection of the condition of all the components, materials and equipment of the vehicle, both interior and exterior
  • Weld inspections in order to verify the condition and safety of the welded joints
  • Preparation and delivery of the damage report, measurements and list of materials

  • Preparation of carbody structure processes and repairs
  • Repair of fibre, polyester and polycarbonate elements
  • Inspection and repair of cracks in undercar

Management of obsolescence of spare parts affected by the accident and the sourcing of alternatives on the market.

  • Electrical continuity and insulation testing of 100% of cables
  • Tests in accordance with train protocol
  • Static and dynamic tests in the customer’s workshops

Process

ACCIDENT REPAIR PROCESS

1

EXPERT ASSESSMENT: Detailed inspection, scanning by means of 3D techniques and report preparation and delivery

2

REPAIR: Dimensional and welding inspections

3

TESTING: Static, dynamic, continuity and insulation testing

Ad-hoc solutions to guarantee service and maximum vehicle availability.

Featured success story

ACCIDENT REPAIR FREIBURG TRAM 311

Work carried out during accident repair (2019-2020):

  • Removal and replacement of windows and doors on the lefthand side wall of cars c1 and s1 and a window in car m3.
  • Removal and replacement of the lefthand side assembly, cars c1 and s1
  • Repair of the lefthand side assembly panel of car m3
  • Carrying out of welding procedures for repair of sides
  • Exterior painting
  • Trials and testing

ACCIDENT REPAIR UTRECHT TRAM S/6000

Work carried out during accident repair (2021-2022):

  • 3d scan of the accident affected cars
  • Replacement of the lower and roof fairings and bogie skirt assembly
  • Nondestructive testing of welds
  • Replacement of bodywork and gangway seals
  • Replacement of longitudinal beams according to visual inspection and dimensional report
  • Replacement of brake discs, calipers and pads
  • Replacement of wheel earth connections
  • Overhaul of the motor gearunit assembly
  • Replacement of the air tank
  • Repair of the headstock assembly
  • Replacement of pneumatic elements and electrical conduits of the cell
  • Replacement of the headlamp assembly
  • Replacement of the trapdoor assembly
  • Replacement of complete carbody cab supports and undercab cable protection
  • Replacement of compact convectors
  • Replacement of front glass panels
  • Fibre repair

ACCIDENT REPAIR EDINBURGH TRAM 258

Work carried out during accident repair (2019):

  • 3d scanning of carbodies, undercar and bogie frames
  • Disassembly of the car e (cab) headstock
  • Repair of car e (cab) composite cell
  • Replacement of glass panels, fairings, headlamps and windscreen wipers of car e (cab)
  • Repair of the rotation stops and supports of the undercar area of the cars with bogie
  • Repair and/or replacement as necessary of skirting and fairing damage
  • Repair and/or replacement as necessary of car bodyend damage
  • Repair procedures for welding on bodyends and undercar
  • Inspection of bogie frame and fitted bridges
  • Replacement of bogie stops
  • Replacement of wheel tyres
  • Exterior painting

ACCIDENT REPAIR FREIBURG TRAM 311

Work carried out during accident repair (2019-2020):

  • Removal and replacement of windows and doors on the lefthand side wall of cars c1 and s1 and a window in car m3.
  • Removal and replacement of the lefthand side assembly, cars c1 and s1
  • Repair of the lefthand side assembly panel of car m3
  • Carrying out of welding procedures for repair of sides
  • Exterior painting
  • Trials and testing

ACCIDENT REPAIR UTRECHT TRAM S/6000

Work carried out during accident repair (2021-2022):

  • 3d scan of the accident affected cars
  • Replacement of the lower and roof fairings and bogie skirt assembly
  • Nondestructive testing of welds
  • Replacement of bodywork and gangway seals
  • Replacement of longitudinal beams according to visual inspection and dimensional report
  • Replacement of brake discs, calipers and pads
  • Replacement of wheel earth connections
  • Overhaul of the motor gearunit assembly
  • Replacement of the air tank
  • Repair of the headstock assembly
  • Replacement of pneumatic elements and electrical conduits of the cell
  • Replacement of the headlamp assembly
  • Replacement of the trapdoor assembly
  • Replacement of complete carbody cab supports and undercab cable protection
  • Replacement of compact convectors
  • Replacement of front glass panels
  • Fibre repair

ACCIDENT REPAIR EDINBURGH TRAM 258

Work carried out during accident repair (2019):

  • 3d scanning of carbodies, undercar and bogie frames
  • Disassembly of the car e (cab) headstock
  • Repair of car e (cab) composite cell
  • Replacement of glass panels, fairings, headlamps and windscreen wipers of car e (cab)
  • Repair of the rotation stops and supports of the undercar area of the cars with bogie
  • Repair and/or replacement as necessary of skirting and fairing damage
  • Repair and/or replacement as necessary of car bodyend damage
  • Repair procedures for welding on bodyends and undercar
  • Inspection of bogie frame and fitted bridges
  • Replacement of bogie stops
  • Replacement of wheel tyres
  • Exterior painting
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