New train maintenance hall

Objectives and scope

A first workshop concept from 2012 was already defined. The management asked Nicebe to rework the existing concept with predefined framework conditions.
The maintenance workshops are designed for 12 Abe 4/8 trains of 35 m length. This includes small and heavy maintenance, storage and workshops. 5 maintenance lanes are covered and 4 parking lanes are outside.


  • Project span 15 months
  • Analysis and optimization of maintenance processes
  • Analysis and optimization of business processes
  • Dimension of the building
  • Macro layout
  • Detailed concept
  • Optimization of the execution planning


  • 50% reduction in distance for bogie reconditioning
  • 40% reduction in distance between tracks, warehouse and workshop
  • 30% stock reduction
  • 20% gain in overall efficiency

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