Companies operating in the rail sector are responsible for reducing safety risks to an acceptable level, including hazards caused by malfunctions of complex systems. Functional safety failures can result in serious liability claims. IEC 61508 is the standard governing functional safety worldwide, and the CENELEC EN5012X series derived from IEC 61508 applies to the railway sector.
TÜV SÜD offers extensive rail sector expertise and experience in functional safety issues. Our extensive suite of in-house services includes independent safety assessment, certification, knowledge services and training. We can serve as a testing and certification partner to help your company achieve compliance at an acceptable cost.
Our services at a glance
We offer a complete portfolio of services for generic safety systems in the rail sector: