New bogie maintenance center with 30 % efficiency increase

Objectives and Scope

The company had several geographically dispersed workshops unable to cope with the increase in the volume of bogies to be overhauled .
The mission to design a flexible workshop was entrusted to niceBE.


  • Project span 6 Months:
  • Analysis of future needs
  • Analysis and optimization of business processes
  • Building dimension
  • Macro-layout
  • Detailed Layout
  • Inbound and outbound logistics
  • Optimization of business processes


The new bogie maintenance has been set up in 1 year and is now fully operational.
More than 100 bogies are maintained in Martigny every year (+30% volume with the same team).
Workshop is flexible and can handle normal and narrow gauge bogies (both carrying and motor bogies) as well as rack and pinion bogies.