This week, Siemens Mobility opened its renovated Rail Service Center in Novara, Italy. The facility, located between Milan and Turin, can now become one of Siemens’ so-called global centers of excellence for rolling stock maintenance. It is reported by Railway Supply magazine with reference to RailTech.

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The Italian railway service center has been expanded after an investment of around 6 million euros and now covers an area of ​​2,300 square meters. Outside there is an additional area of ​​6300 square meters. The site has 6 tracks and 10 workstations for maintenance.

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The center also offers preventive and corrective maintenance tools. Among other benefits, using Railigent X’s cloud-based rail asset management solution, operators and technicians can gain insight into asset performance to optimize maintenance.

After the modernization, the railway service center in Novara can join the elite group of thirteen global centers of excellence managed by Siemens Mobility. If successful, it will become only the second center of its kind in Europe after the Siemens plant in Allach, Germany.

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