Your challenges related
to risk management
The major global issues
in the rail sector
Trains respond well to environmental and climate challenges. When the distance to be covered is less than 1000 km, the train (and in particular high-speed lines) can quickly become more competitive than the plane, thanks to a network of stations often located in the heart of cities, which guarantees easy accessibility and reasonable transport times.
Rail is therefore developing on all continents. Current rail traffic is 10% of what it will be in 30 years. The potential for development is therefore impressive. Rail also involves freight. Passengers travel during the day, so there is considerable flexibility for transporting goods at night. The development of freight would make it possible to reduce the pollution linked to road transport over long distances.
Inter-modality for freight as well as for passengers is essential, as the last kilometre can be done by soft mode.
sanitary requirements put in place during epidemics are more easily met by train than by plane.
The development of the railway sector is a priority with the following challenges:
- Building/renovating infrastructures
- Digitalising the organisation of flows to improve their flexibility and digitise ticketing
- Rethinking the energy supply for railways (electrification, hydrogen, etc.)
Since 1997, the Certifer subsidiary has been supporting you in your testing, inspection and certification activities for systems and products intended for guided transport, urban transport, railways and new mobilities in order to contribute to safer, more reliable and better connected rail and urban transport throughout the world.
- 5000 certificates issued
- 550 different customers
- 650 railway experts
- 3000 projects completed
Sopemea offers the following services to the railway industry:
- EMC (ElectroMagnetic Compatibility) studies and expertise on equipment, systems and infrastructures
- Qualification tests on mechanical, climatic, EMC and measurement equipment
As such, we are able to work with local authorities and industry to meet the challenge of innovation while giving you the benefit of our experience in making the world safer.
For each client, we put in place a project manager and a multidisciplinary team to take into account all the facets of your activity as well as all the impacts linked to risk management with proximity, efficiency and pragmatism. It's in our DNA is to provide a high level of technical expertise while guaranteeing the best project management given your context, your objectives and your operational constraints.
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