Document management for rail
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Thomas Schneider
Department Manager, Product Information
+49 172 25 61 558
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David Sondén
General Manager Sweden, Product Information
+46 (0)736 84 08 37
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Document management for rail.

With extensive experience within the rail industry, we offer our customers deep knowledge in technical documentation and document management solutions. At Semcon, we take pride in being your partner every step of the way, always focusing on the end user when developing documentation solutions.


Through our documentation solutions, we always focus on creating multiple benefits and cover your requirements comprehensively. We strive to deliver an adjustable solution in order to fit the customer’s needs, now and for the future.

Customer contracts and specifications are often general. Without product insight, it is hard to know what information is needed and which format suits the user best. We help you establish a structure and understanding between the project-specific wishes of your customer and the existing manufacturer standards. This in order to get the outmost value to the end-user.

Presenting challenging work on complex products in such a way that the user can carry them out safely is the standard of our activities in technical documentation.

Stefan Moldenhauer, Country Manager Semcon Product Information Germany

We support you in making information available, assuring that engineering, commissioning, maintenance teams or spare parts specialists can use it easier.

The portfolio of our services is continuously developing in order to match new requirements.

We keep a close dialogue with our customers, and together we assure our technical lead and constantly increase the quality of documentation.

Technical documentation solutions for rail:

Documentation consulting & documentation management:

  • Analysis of project-specific documentation requirements
  • Preparation and implementation of customer-, product- or project-specific documentation concepts
  • Requirement, management and incoming inspection of the supplier documentation
  • Organisation of inspection and approval processes and tracking of document releases
  • Project handling with obtaining the customer acceptance for the documentation
  • Process optimisation for your customers to save resources


  • Technical descriptions
  • User manuals (e.g. Driver’s Manual)
  • Maintenance documentation
  • Troubleshooting and troubleshooting guidelines
  • Diagnostic and software update instructions
  • Manuals for special tools
  • Operation of interfaces to systems for managing the documentation
  • Interactive manuals

Parts catalogues:

  • Electronic interactive replacement or parts catalogues, in the case of systems including subcontractor delivery parts, up to the smallest exchangeable unit defined
  • Search and filling of all master data
  • Own interactive software solution HIDS / Web-HIDS
  • Filling of other management solutions according to the specifications of our customers
  • Creation of illustrations for parts catalogues

Engineering documentation:

  • Risk assessment according to DIN EN ISO 12100
  • Functional safety analyses according to DIN EN ISO 13849
  • Material declarations, confirmations of conformity to the REACH regulation
  • Determination of recycling rates according to DIN EN ISO 226228
  • Fireproof analysis compliant with EN45545
  • RAMS / LCC analyses according to DIN EN 50126 and DIN EN 60300

Provision & management of documentation:

  • Filling and administration of customer documentation management systems
  • Tracking the impact of technical changes on the documentation
  • Collection and evaluation of feedback on documentation from the operation of the product
  • Management and maintenance of documentation content over the entire life cycle of the product

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Thomas Schneider
Department Manager, Product Information
+49 172 25 61 558
Contact me

David Sondén
General Manager Sweden, Product Information
+46 (0)736 84 08 37
Contact me

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