Adaption of German maglev train technology for operation in China
Customer: Shanghai Maglev Transportation Development Co. Ltd (SMTDC), China
Modification of the German maglev train TR08 in line with the requirements of a commercial operation in Shanghai
Support of reassembly of vehicles in Shanghai, commissioning and the start of operation
Realization of a maintenance optimization program with quality control processes
Performance of employees training in vehicle mechanics and on-site vehicle assembly
PROSE supported the successful reassembly, commissioning and start of operation of the German maglev train TR08 for Shanghai Maglev Transportation Development Co. Ltd. Thereafter the vehicles were modified in line with the requirements of a commercial operation in Shanghai. A suitable, adjusted maintenance optimization program with quality control processes was developed and established. Training for maintenance personnel was carried out. Since then PROSE audits the world’s fastest train operation and its maintenance on a yearly basis.
Successful operation of the maglev train in China was ensured because of PROSE’s yearly on-site inspections since 2011.