Rolling stock advice and studies

Arterail carries out missions relating to the acquisition, operation, maintenance and sale of rolling stock for current or future owners of rolling stock. Our expertise comes from experiences with European railway manufacturers and operators.

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Marketing studies

Studies on the offers of rolling stock manufacturers: trams, subways, regional and mainline trains, locomotives, freight trains, works trains. Analysis of the suitability of offers to the needs of operators.

Investment planning

Rolling stock fleet development studies, costing of fleet acquisition and renovation scenarios.

Organization of major revisions

Technical expertise on an entire train or on sub-assemblies in the context of planning major overhauls. Sub-assemblies for which Arterail has expertise: bogies, powertrain, current collection, interiors, air conditioning, couplings, electrical circuits, on-board electronic equipment.

Expertise on technical issues

Analysis of problems and causes, identification of a solution to improve reliability, repair or replace.

Obsolescence studies

Analysis of proven or potential obsolescence on rolling stock, identification, planning and costing of technical solutions.

Maintenance audit

Compliance audits of maintenance plans with manufacturers’ recommendations, application audits of maintenance plans.