Railway entity in charge of maintenance: A guide to their role and responsibilities

A railway Entity in Charge of Maintenance (ECM) is responsible for ensuring rolling stock is safe to operate by following documented maintenance and quality processes.

In this webinar, Ricardo's management systems expert, Hans Kuijpers, explains the responsibilities of an ECM and the necessary inputs (or adaptations) for  management system, including.

  • Provide an overview of the regulatory environment
  • Highlight opportunities to use the regulations to improve your processes
  • Explain the relationships between the operator, the ECM management function and other ECM parties - including the relative incentives for improvement

This is an essential briefing for any individuals or organisations - including operators, maintainers, fleet managers - who, under regulation 2019/779 (Regulation 18A of ROGS in the UK), are deemed responsible for the maintenance of vehicles on the mainline railway.

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