We offer consultancy services within a number of specialist areas. Our experienced consultants have solid experience from various industries with specialist expertise in rail transport. We can help you increase safety, increase efficiency, reduce costs and increase the competitiveness of your business, while at the same time safeguarding sustainability and the environment.
At Railsupport, we have a very high level of expertise in key railway subjects. Our experienced team combines broad knowledge of the rail industry with extensive regulatory knowledge, and can assist with a range of services to help you ensure compliance with government requirements and regulations.
We offer support and guidance when it comes to communication with authorities, as well as advisory services within railway legislation. Our experienced advisers can also assist with monitoring regulatory developments, so that you are always up to date on the latest requirements and regulations.
Our extensive knowledge of infrastructure and regulations means that we can offer tailor-made services that suit your specific needs.
Contact our subject manager to learn more about how we can help you meet both the requirements and your own goals within the railway sector.
Railsupport can assist organizations in developing and implementing effective business strategies. We know the industry well, and have broad experience and specialist expertise in the field.
We use different methods and involve both employees and the board in the process.
We also assist companies with various types of investigations and analyses, market assessments, feasibility studies, and assessments related to the organization and operation of rail transport systems.
In addition, we can conduct workshops and gatherings where we collaborate on developing and implementing effective strategies.
Railsupport AS has expertise in operational operation and maintenance, and offers a range of services and solutions. This includes:
- Assistance for the start-up of train companies
- Expansion of operations to new markets
- Assistance with organizational changes
- Preparation and revision of maintenance programs and plans
- Assistance in the procurement and negotiation of maintenance contracts
Within maintenance management, we offer planning, preparation of maintenance instructions, reliability analyzes and training. We can also assist with quality follow-up, including audits and follow-up of suppliers.
Our services are tailored and adapted to the customers' specific needs and challenges, and we have a broad network of partners who can help when needed.
Contact our subject manager to learn more about how we can help you optimize your operational operation and maintenance.
Railsupport's approved training center RailAcademy offers a range of courses for drivers, on-board staff, managers and other administrative staff in the rail sector. We attach great importance to our instructors and examiners having up-to-date subject competence, good pedagogical skills and using correct teaching methods. We offer courses to both freight and passenger train companies, and also assist companies with instructors for courses that are conducted internally within the company.
Our expertise includes training within technical systems such as ERTMS, vehicles and internal and external regulations. We have good expertise in developing company-specific courses in close collaboration with the customer.
We also offer training for administrative staff. These can be courses that provide an introduction to the railway to ensure that all employees in the railway sector acquire the necessary knowledge and competence about the sector, or there can be more focused courses in special subject areas such as RAMS or CSM RA.
With our broad expertise and good experience, we are confident that we can offer the best training to our customers in the railway sector. Contact our subject manager to hear more about our training offer. We look forward to working with you and helping you develop your skills and knowledge within the sector.
Railsupport has specialists in the fields of vehicles and the environment. We offer expertise and knowledge about various aspects of vehicles, and can assist in ensuring that the vehicles meet the requirements for approval in Norway. We also offer advice on processes for approval, and can help with both new acquisitions and conversions of vehicles.
Our team has broad experience within RAMS in new acquisitions and conversions, security, cyber security, project management, quality management, user documentation and requirements for testing in Norway.
In the field of environment, we have specialized in optimizing train operations. We can help find effective solutions for replacement, maintenance and efficient turnaround times to reduce time, energy and unnecessary operations. Our experienced advisers and locomotive drivers can assist with the optimization of driving times and efficient use of vehicles, both in terms of analysis and practical implementation, as well as courses and training. We include the environment as part of our risk analyses.
Railsupport has one of the market's best teams within RAMS. Our consultants have long and wide experience within RAMS, and we offer services that can help railway operators and suppliers achieve a high level within the various RAMS elements.
We have very good knowledge of the requirements to comply with railway legislation, CENELEC standards and CSM-RA.
Railsupport can assist with vulnerability and security risk analyses, risk management and the RAMS process in projects and third-party assessments related to signal and material procurement.
Our experienced advisers regularly hold our popular RAMS course, which is offered under the auspices of RailAcademy, and we also offer customized courses in areas such as risk management, RAMS and CSM-RA.
Our services are designed to ensure that rail systems operate efficiently, safely and reliably. With our expertise and experience, we can help our customers minimize risk and maximize the efficiency of their rail operations. Contact our subject manager to find out how we can help you achieve your goals within RAMS and security.
Railsupport has one of the market's best teams within ERTMS. Our consultants have long and wide experience within ERTMS, and we offer services that can help infrastructure owners, railway operators and suppliers to achieve a successful implementation of ERTMS.
We have very good knowledge of the requirements placed on signaling systems and have a number of resources that work centrally with the ERTMS system. We also have a training center that has specialist expertise in training within ERTMS.
Railsupport can assist with vulnerability and security risk analyses, risk management and the RAMS process in ERTMS projects.
Contact our subject manager to find out how we can help you achieve good implementation and operation of ERTMS.
Railsupport has broad experience and expertise within the development, quality assurance and improvement of management systems and safety management systems so that they comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards. We also have experience in using ERA's OSS (One Stop Shop) for applications for joint safety certificates and approval of vehicles.
Supplier follow-up and good control of one's own internal routines is important. Railsupport offers assistance in planning and carrying out audits with an audit manager and specialist auditor, as well as help in preparing quality plans and carrying out audits. These are important tools to ensure that operations are carried out in line with applicable laws, regulations and standards and to ensure that the company's own internal processes and procedures are followed.
With Railsupport as a partner, you will have access to our extensive experience and expertise to find the best solutions for your business. Contact our subject manager for management systems, quality and audits to learn more about how we can help you.
Project management is a central part of Railsupport's service offering. We have a dedicated team of competent project managers with broad experience. A number of our project managers are certified in the PRINCE2 methodology.
Our employees can be hired out as project managers or sub-project managers for shorter or longer periods.
We emphasize adapting the project management model to each individual project, so that we ensure the most efficient project management possible.
Railway operation requires a number of extensive approval processes in order for the companies to be allowed to operate the business.
Railsupport has extensive experience from various types of approval processes and can assist with, among other things:
- License and safety certificate
- Approval of acquisitions of vehicles
- Approval of vehicle conversions
- Approval of infrastructure
- Approval of unit for operation of maintenance (ECM)
- Approval of the operation of sidings
With Railsupport as a partner, you will have access to our extensive experience and expertise to get through the approval processes as quickly as possible.
Railsupport has very good resources related to train production and can help both train operators and infrastructure managers to prepare good production plans, carry out capacity assessments, as well as analyze and assess punctuality and regularity.
For train operators, we can prepare production plans, including route, material and personnel planning, assist in the route planning process with infrastructure managers, and assess the necessary capacity and punctuality challenges to ensure that the customer experience is the best possible.
For infrastructure managers, we can contribute to the timetable process, as well as analyze and monitor punctuality and regularity on the individual sections/side tracks.
We can also assist in work with control rooms and the establishment of necessary processes related to the operational execution of traffic management. In this way, we can ensure good interaction in the control room to ensure the efficient and best possible operation of traffic management.
For owners of sidings, we can ensure that the operational execution of the traffic management is carried out in a good way by ensuring that the requirements for traffic management are taken care of and that regulations are complied with.
Contact our subject manager to find out how we can help you meet the expectations and requirements that include traffic management and capacity.