TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG

Founded in 1866 as a steam boiler review association in Germany, TÜV SÜD is today a globally active company. More than 25,000 employees at more than 1,000 locations in around 50 countries ensure the optimization of technology, systems and know-how. TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG is a growing company of the internationally active TÜV SÜD Group and is represented in Basel, Winterthur and Zurich (headquarter). In Switzerland, we provide high-quality technical services in the areas of process safety in the chemical industry, railway engineering and rail testing (TÜV SÜD Schweiz Rail), plant safety and management service. With a comprehensive range of testing, certification and training services, TÜV SÜD Schweiz Rail supports manufacturers, operators and authorities in the railway sector. TÜV SÜD Schweiz Rail stands for highly specialised services related to the equipment of railway systems, in particular from control and safety technology to railway energy supply systems, telecommunications systems and vehicle technology. In addition, TÜV SÜD Rail has international accreditations and approvals as a testing and certification body, as notified body (NoBo), designated body (DeBo) and assessment body (AsBo). Since July 2021 we can offer testing services with our own testing department  for rail vehicles in Winterthur.

Aargauerstrasse 250, 8048 Zürich

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TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG / Mon 22.11.2021

TÜV SÜD Schweiz in the News

TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG, Rail Division, was mentioned in the media. This is an article from the Romanian news (Romania Journal.ro), which talks about our involvement in the tram project in Timișoara.

TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG / Mon 22.11.2021

TÜV SÜD Rail recognised as Notified Body (NOBO) for rolling stock

After its 2018 recognition as the first Designated Body (DeBo) for rail vehicles in Germany, TÜV SÜD Rail has now also become recognised by the Federal German Railway Authority (Eisenbahn-Bundesamt...

TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG / Mon 04.10.2021

TÜV SÜD Schweiz online

Our new English webpages for TÜV SÜD Schweiz are online! We are very excited to share our new look and feel with you. Keep yourselves up to date with the latest news from our experts in Switzerl...

TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG / Tue 31.08.2021

TÜV SÜD acquires testing division of PROSE Group

TÜV SÜD is acquiring the testing division of Switzerland-based PROSE Group, thereby expanding its competence in the testing of rolling stock and their components.

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TÜV SÜD Schweiz AG

Functional Safety in the Rail Industry

Functional safety ensures that safety risks due to hazards caused by the mal-functional behaviour of systems are reduced to an acceptable level. These safety risks are increasing in the rail indust...

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Training EN 5012X and 50159 for the Rail Sector

With more than 50 years of experience in railway, metro and light rail transport, as well as Functional safety, TÜV SÜD has in-depth expert know-how in order to train your employees in all essentia...

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Rail Signalling Training

The complex interactions between critical systems and devices in the rail sector, such as signalling and telecommunications systems, represent a significant challenge for operators and manufacturer...

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IT Security for Railway Applications

In the global railway world, IT solutions and the high degree of automation they enable are becoming increasingly important. In many cases, however, there is a lack of suitable tools, as in the imp...

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Rail Vehicle and Component Testing

Train testing involves putting an entire train – or individual components – through various laboratory and on-track testing under realistic driving conditions to ensure that the rolling stock and r...

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Railway Signalling Services

Rail signalling services help operators, railway project managers and manufacturers to ensure that their crucial rail signalling equipment functions safely and reliably. The complex interdependenci...

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Operation and Maintenance of Railway Systems

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Independent Verification and Validation for Railway

Due to their growing complexity, it is more and more challenging to both accurately analyse and ensure a railway project’s overall safety and deliver the project in line with international railway ...

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Complete Railway System Services

Complete railway system services require a holistic in-depth knowledge of the entire railway system with all its subsystems including infrastructure, rolling stock and signalling, as well as experi...

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Fire Protection and Evacuation Safety Services for the Rail Industry

Rail vehicle and rolling stock manufacturers and operators as well as infrastructure managers face the challenge of guaranteeing personal safety including fire protection and protecting the value o...

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Rolling Stock Services

TÜV SÜD Schweiz provides testing of railways and components as well as rolling stock certification, technical inspection, independent safety assessment (ISA) and certification, EC verification and ...

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Dynamics Simultation for Vehicle Homologation

Dynamics simulations can be used as the cornerstone of the homologation process and can be combined with on-track testing, to conduct tests with regard to unusual behavior, such as running without ...

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Rail Power Supply Services

Rail power systems services support the railway industry with independent verification in optimising their railway power supply systems to accommodate rising energy demands, ensure constant availab...

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  • CH-3011 Bern

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