TÜV SÜD, founded in 1866 and headquartered in Munich, Germany, is one of the world's leading premium quality, safety and sustainability solutions provider that specialises in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Represented by more than 24,000 employees across over 1000 locations worldwide, TÜV SÜD holds accreditations in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. By delivering objective solutions to its customers, TÜV SÜD adds tangible value to businesses, consumers and the environment.
Since more than 50 years TÜV SÜD’s Business Unit Rail successfully ensures safe, reliable & available rail systems. With more than 600 rail experts worldwide we offer manufacturers, operators & authorities a comprehensive portfolio of independent safety assessments, knowledge, testing, certification and training services: From planning through to installation, testing, commissioning, operation and decommissioning in the fields of signalling/rail automation, rail systems/infrastructure, rolling stock/metro, rail energy and functional safety/IT security for railway applications. Thereby, our services cover conventional, freight, high speed, metro and light rail systems. Furthermore, we operate our own rolling stock test centre & possess proprietary test tools.