ECM - Entity in charge of maintenance of rolling stock

ECM - Entity in charge of maintenance of rolling stock

Certification system for entities in charge of the maintenance of freight wagons (ECM) according to EU Regulation 445/2011

Incentive

SQS supports the aspirations of its customers with respect to high quality and its continuous improvement. Thus SQS supports and motivates its railway and rolling stock owner customers, or entities in charge of the maintenance of freight wagons (ECM), in the continuous improvement of their services and offerings while taking into account the economic aspects.

Outcome

The SQS ECM certificate promotes acceptance by supervisory authorities and operators responsible for traffic on marked-out routes.

Target groups

Railway traffic enterprises, wagon owners, and infrastructure operators.

Validity

Maximum 5 years - in the context of continuous development, annually a maintenance audit and prior to expiration a re-certification audit is held.

Recognition

The SQS certificate of conformity with ECM has international recognition.

Combinations

The ECM certification system may be combined with ISO 9001 (Quality Management) and IRIS.
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Michel Ch. Perrin