PROSE Testing Department
Our testing department has grown much in recent years. It now employs 35 persons and has concrete growth plans. Therefore, the management has grown and we have intensified our focus on the sale of all our testing services and products.
Since 4 October 2017 Pierre Tempini has headed our testing department as Director Testing. He will be active in Winterthur and in Berlin and take over the role as manager of the accredited test laboratory by 1. January 2018. Andreas Siegrist takes over the sales management of the testing department. The testing units remain managed by the present managers as independent profit centres. Fabrizio Di Maggio is the manager of the Test Lab Unit in Winterthur, Kevin Born of the Test Lab Unit in Berlin and Andre Rohrbeck of the Measuring Wheelset Unit in Berlin.
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TSB – Transport System Bögl: Driverless local train with magnetic railway technology
Over the last few years, the Transport System Bögl (TSB) has been independently developed based on magnetic railway technology and brought to readiness to go into production by the Max Bögl Group. TSB is a driverless, fully secured, track-bound traffic system with travel velocities of up to 150 km/h. It is characterised by unrivalled riding smoothness, low operating costs and high flexibility in route planning.
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Riding quality of a new rail route of the Würzburger Straßenbahn
The Würzburger Straßenbahn GmbH commissioned PROSE to determine the riding quality of a planned rail route in relation to the existing fleet of trams. It had to be verified whether the safety against derailment can be guaranteed and that no damages are caused by too large forces between the vehicle modules.