Scandinavia's only fair for railway industries in Jönköping / Sweden took place from October 7 th to 10th, 2013, with 300 exhibitors and almost 4 100 visitors (10% more than in 2011) participating. More than 90 seminars, lectures and discussions took place in the Elmia Convention Center during those three days. Read the full article
Proposal and recommendation for 4th Railway Package In view of the introduction of the Fourth EU Railway Package, currently in the clarification phase in Parliament, and which will deal, among other things, with the approval procedures for rolling stock, the VdTÜV, the umbrella organisation of TÜV, has drafted the following basic proposals and recommendations for the implementation of these new railway regulations. Read the full article
New Service Rail Energy TÜV SÜD has expanded its range of services in the Rail Energy area. In January 2013, TÜV SÜD integrated a leading global engineering company in the area of train energy supply into the TÜV SÜD Group. With this acquisition, Rail Energy also has access to the verified software tools of the ELBAS Company. The new services range from consulting and project planning to testing and certification. Read the full article
TÜV SÜD Danmark Notified Body for TIS Assessments Since March 21, 2013, TÜV SÜD Danmark is a Notified Body for railway interoperability as well as a fully Designated Body under Danish law. This allows TÜV SÜD Rail's Danish experts to certify components and subsystems for conventional and high-speed railways throughout Europe based on Guideline 2008/57/EC.