Quality at Knorr-Bremse Rail in the UK

Knorr-Bremse UK is committed to offering its customers the highest levels of quality in its systems, products and services.

Quality is at the heart of our Knorr-Bremse UK operations and although we have our own UK Quality Teams it is seen as the responsibility of all to deliver to customers the quality they deserve.

To support our approach to quality Knorr-Bremse UK is certificated by or accredited to a number of international recognised bodies and standards including:

International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS)

IRIS takes the ISO 9001 standard and complements it by including railway-specific requirements.

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Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme (RISAS)

Focuses on economies of scale within the rail industry, reducing duplication in auditing and assessment of suppliers.

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ISO 9001

Knorr-Bremse embraces the quality management principles of this standard.

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ISO 14001

Taking responsibility for the environment and for the identification, control and monitoring of environmental impact.

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Demonstrates a consistent approach towards issues of safety, reliability, availability and maintenance.

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OHSAS 18001

Certification for the design and development, manufacture, sales, commissioning, maintenance and customer

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Certification for the design, purchase and assembly of welding work within the range of certification level CL4, for railway vehicles and components.

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The UK manufactured EP2002 Distributed Brake Control system is certified by TÜV for both functional safety and for the production facility- the first assembly cell in the world to be certified as such.

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