Deutsche Bahn

Expertise from start to finish

Project inspection and acceptance testing for rail systems

Providing design review and acceptance services on time, with the requisite quality and on budget.

With its around 100 certified experts, the DB Engineering & Consulting Inspection Center is one of the largest inspection centers for rail systems in Germany.

Our independent test engineers are your reliable partners for design reviews and acceptance testing in accordance with German applicable regulations and for client-specific TSI inspection services. In addition to this, we can support you in the implementation of your project by offering you our expertise.

What we test is safe: our experts perform inspection services in the following technical disciplines and will help you successfully implement your project:

  • Relay interlocking
  • Mechanical and electromechanical interlocking
  • Electronic interlocking
  • Interlocking components
  • Railway crossing technology 
  • Remote control technology
  • Shunting technology
  • ETCS (European Train Control System)
  • Operations control centers
  • Contact line systems 
  • Line voltage testing equipment for rail tunnels
  • Structural analyses for overhead line installations
  • Traction power supply lines and switching equipment
  • Instrumentation and control systems for electronic equipment
  • Lighting systems for handling equipment, control centers and track areas
  • Lighting systems for stations, level crossings and signal box control rooms
  • Safety lighting inside rail tunnels for emergency purposes
  • Switch heating systems and train preheating systems
  • Backup power supply systems
  • Safety power supply systems