Railway Industry

Product analysis electric rolling stock components
On behalf of a leading rolling stock component manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analyses the market for on-board energy systems. Relevant technical details of the...

Development and maintenance of a global project monitoring tool
On behalf of a manufacturer of railway vehicle components, SCI Verkehr developed a project monitoring tool, which is continuously maintained. Data and facts...

Continuous valuation of rolling stock
On behalf of a refinancing credit institution, SCI Verkehr carries out initial and subsequent valuations of passenger cars, locomotives and freight wagons. ...

Commercial Due Diligence
On behalf of a financial investor, SCI Verkehr conducted a commercial due diligence on a globally active railway supplier. Focus was put on the analysis of...

Regional Conferences RRX
The Rhein-Ruhr-Express (RRX) is the most important rail project in North Rhine-Westfalia (NRW) and, starting 2017, will even gain in significance in public...

Preparation of a bid for commuter rail transport in Germany
SCI Verkehr supported a leading railway company in the strategic and operational preparation of a bid for transport services in German commuter rail transport....

Assessment of a rail car portfolio
On behalf of an investor active in the rail car leasing segment, SCI Verkehr carried out a periodic analysis of the expected leasing income of the entire...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a global manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr is monthly updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring tool presents the data and...

Market Volumes and Projects for Track Components in Selected Countries
SCI Verkehr provided standard forecast data on the market volumes for a selected track component in the period 2008-2015 (year-to-year and divided by transport...

Quantitative analysis of the market development for access door systems
On behalf of a medium-sized manufacturer of gear motors, whose motors have already been used in a number of access doors in rail vehicles, SCI Verkehr analysed...

Support in restructuring transhipment processes in rail freight transport
On behalf of a large freight transport operator, SCI Verkehr analysed restructuring plans at a transhipment site. Based on an analysis of existing transhipment...

Value appraisal of diesel locomotives for the Brazilian market
On behalf of an international locomotive manufacturer, SCI Verkehr has evaluated the Brazilian market for modern eight-axle diesel locomotives and the value...

Market value analysis for a rolling stock fleet
SCI Verkehr has evaluated the market value of a large rolling stock fleet for a European transport operator. For this purpose, we have analysed in detail the...

Residual value appraisal for diesel shunting locomotives
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed diesel shunting locomotives with regard to their possible residual value. Locomotives of the Vossloh G1206...

Strategic due diligence for a railway supply company
On behalf of a private equity company, SCI Verkehr has provided support for a strategic due diligence process for a railway supply company. The company...

Market analysis of rolling stock leasing and utilisation of European rolling stock manufacturers
For a leasing company operating across Europe, SCI Verkehr analysed the European market for locomotives and freight wagons. For this purpose, we took into...

Light-rail projects
SCI Verkehr analysed the global market for light-rail transit on behalf of an international railway technology group. The analysis focused on identifying...

Market and potential analysis for a new vehicle platform
On behalf of a vehicle manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the market and potential for a new vehicle platform. The focus was on determining the customer...

Annual evaluation of a diesel locomotive fleet
On behalf of an international banking institute, SCI Verkehr has compiled an update regarding the evaluation of rental income and reserves for maintenance for...

Support in developing an international organisation as well as a production and sales network
SCI Verkehr supported employee representatives and the management of a leading rail freight transport in Europe in developing a European organisation. The...

Market analysis of number of seats in rail vehicles fleets differentiated by classes
On behalf of a supplier active in the field of aviation, bus and rail vehicles, SCI Verkehr determined the number of seats in rail vehicles currently in...

Analysis of the worldwide railway markets
SCI Verkehr supported one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cables in compiling and continuously updating its strategic market analysis. For this...

Determination of market volumes and analysis of procurement projects
As part of a restructuring process of a leading international rail vehicle manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the future market development for rail vehicles...

Market report for vendor due diligence for a European rail vehicle portfolio
On behalf of an international banking institution, SCI Verkehr compiled a market report for a rail vehicle portfolio in operation across Europe in the context...

Support of due diligence for the transaction of a railway infrastructure company
As part of a transaction of a railway infrastructure company, SCI Verkehr analysed the market-related conditions and future opportunities of the target’s...

Analysis of receipt and use of state funds by transport companies
On behalf of a Swiss economic research institute, SCI Verkehr analysed the receipt and use of state funds by transport companies. For this purpose, we compiled...

Calculation of value development for passenger coaches
SCI Verkehr compiled an expert report on the value development of a passenger coach fleet on behalf of a financial institution. The aim was to verify the...

Market and potential analysis for an innovative component in railway operation
On behalf of a component manufacturer for infrastructure equipment, SCI Verkehr analysed the market and potential for a new product. The focus was on...

Market analysis of reconditioning of components in Europe
On behalf of a leading European provider of maintenance services for rail vehicles, SCI Verkehr analysed the market for reconditioning of components in Europe....

Annual update of a valuation procedure for rail vehicles
On behalf of a leading German banking institution, SCI Verkehr has made an update of a valuation tool for rail vehicles. The valuation has been focused on the...

External support of the strategy workshop concerning a roadmap 2020
SCI Verkehr oversees the internal strategic process of an internationally successful railway supplier. The aim is the definition of a sustainable...

Overview of the global market for passenger information technology
For a global industrial group, SCI Verkehr analysed key figures of the global market for passenger information technology. Market volumes in the world regions...

Tender analysis of the German local rail transport market up to 2023
For a leading international rolling stock manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the German local rail transport market to derive market potential for rail...

Market analysis: railway electrification
SCI Verkehr analysed the global market for railway electrification on behalf of an international railway technology group. The market volume for traction power...

Calculation of value development of coil wagons
SCI Verkehr has compiled an expert report on the value development of a coil wagon fleet on behalf of a financial institution. The aim was the evaluation of...

Market analysis of trams and double-deck coaches, vehicle prices and value creation
For an international rail vehicle manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the market for double-deck coaches and trams in Europe as well as price development of...

Evaluation of the global commuter and regional transport markets
SCI Verkehr compiled a detailed analysis of the commuter and regional transport markets in the worldwide leading regions. The focus was on evaluating the...

Technical consulting for internationally rolling stock manufacturer
An international rail vehicle manufacturer commissioned SCI Verkehr to support the development of an international strategy for distributing low-floor...

Value appraisal of new trams
SCI Verkehr has analysed the value appraisal of a tram over its service life to provide a basis for the planned refinancing of trams. The analysis also...

Award procedure for high-speed trains
On behalf of a law firm, SCI Verkehr has analysed the award procedures of high-speed trains. The analysis included the preparation time for the tender, the...

Presentation market analysis railway industry
SCI Verkehr has developed a presentation for a leading systems manufacturer in the railway industry including information on the current market volume, market...

Analysis of the German-speaking market for rolling stock maintenance
On behalf of a provider for knowledge management solutions, SCI Verkehr has analysed and verified important players and key figures in the market for rolling...

Vehicle fleets and transport flows in rail freight transport
On behalf of a maintenance service provider, SCI Verkehr determined the size and disposition of vehicle fleets operated and transport flows upon which vehicles...

Analysis of the market for signalling products in Europe and the Middle East
On behalf of a large manufacturer for signalling technology, SCI Verkehr analysed size and development dynamics of the market for signalling products in some...

Strategic consultancy of a system supplier
SCI Verkehr supported a systems supplier from the railway industry in diversifying its portfolio. The strategic consultancy focused on the selection and...

Market figure railway technology
In order to assist an industrial group which wants to enter its products onto the market for railway technology, SCI Verkehr compiled comprehensive data...

Market analysis brake systems
On behalf of an Asian industrial group, SCI Verkehr analysed the world market for brake systems for rail vehicles. The analysis includes delivery relations and...

Data on the Development of Railway Networks in Selected Countries
As a basis of strategic investment decisions, the client ordered a compilation of the presumable growth of rail networks (divided into High Speed Rail,...

Potential analysis for rail
On behalf of a leading German site for rail vehicle production, SCI Verkehr analysed future market and sales potentials. Objective of the project was to...

Analysis of rail vehicle production
On behalf of an automobile supplier, SCI Verkehr analysed the worldwide production of rail vehicles. The market position of the various manufacturers in the...

Market Review for merger&acquisition in the rail infrastructure business
The owners of an industrial holding company initiated a confidential process to sell a majority interest. The client prepared for participation in the due...

Market analysis for rail vehicle doors
SCI Verkehr evaluated and analysed the global market for rail vehicle doors on behalf of an Asian manufacturer of rail vehicle components. The main focus of...

Market Volumes and Projects for Track Systems and Track Components in Selected Countries
SCI Verkehr provided standard forecast data on the market volumes for track systems as a whole and a selected track component in the period 2008-2015...

Market analysis for IT-based maintenance management
SCI Verkehr analysed the demand and requirement of operators of public transport services in terms of IT-based maintenance management. The benefit for the...

German and European market for used local rail transport vehicles
On behalf of a railway transport company, SCI Verkehr compiled a market overview on the current and future market for used multiple units in regional and local...

Appraisal of Freight Wagons
On behalf of a logistics company, which is active across Europe, SCI Verkehr evaluated the fair value of a part of the freight wagon fleet regarding its use as...

Reassessment of a European rail vehicle portfolio
For a leasing company active across Europe, SCI Verkehr reassessed the rail vehicle portfolio of locomotives, freight wagons and multiple units. SCI Verkehr...

Fleet analysis of diesel locomotives regarding their emission standards
On behalf of an association, SCI Verkehr analysed the diesel locomotive fleet in Europe in terms of the development of emission standards. For this purpose,...

Support in restructuring process in rail freight transport
Against the background of the global economic and financial crisis, a short-term need for a reaction and restructuring arose for a leading company in the...

Analysis of market for trade media for the transport sector in selected European countries
On behalf of an international specialist publisher, SCI Verkehr analysed selected European national markets with regard to the current range of trade media for...

Update of value development systematics
On behalf of a renowned German banking institution, SCI Verkehr revised the internal valuation system for rail vehicles. The system, based on depreciations, is...

Market and competition analysis of the European freight wagon market
On behalf of a new joint venture for manufacturing freight wagons, SCI Verkehr analysed the European market for freight wagons. In addition to the analysis of...

 Benchmark long-distance bus scheduled service
On behalf of a public association in the transport sector, SCI Verkehr has compiled a national and international benchmark in long-distance bus scheduled...

Multi Client Study: Passenger Coaches – Global Market
On the basis of the current developments in passenger transport, SCI Verkehr analyses the worldwide market for passenger coaches and is compiling a detailed...

Multi Client Study: Railway Funding and Investment Budgets – Global Trends 2011-2016
The volume, availability and realisation of financial budgets for investments and operation are among the most important drivers for the future development of...

Multi Client Study: Worldwide Rolling Stock Manufacturers
The updated MultiClient Study "Worldwide Rolling Stock Manufacturer" presents manufacturers and production sites of all rail vehicle segments on the same basis...

Multi Client Study about the Middle East
The Middle East is among themost dynamic rail markets in the world. SCI Verkehr has focused on what is behind the partly enthusiastic news of new developments...

Multi Client Study: South-East Asia
Many countries in South-East Asia are currently planning large investments in railway technology. The market is particularly interesting for international...

Multi Client Study about Brazil
Brazil as one of the BRIC states is among the most dynamic rail markets in the world, also driven by the upcoming 2014 FIFA World games and 2016 Summer...

Business analysis of a european wheelset manufacturer
On behalf of an international industrial company, SCI Verkehr analysed the most important wheelset manufacturers. SCI Verkehr took a look at the current...

Development opportunities for a private siding in the Ruhr valley
An industrial wasteland in the centre of the Ruhr Valley is the subject of plans for new industrial and/or logistical development. With regard to marketing the...

Worldwide assessment of the most important contracts and concessions in passenger transport
On behalf of an Asian consulting company, SCI Verkehr analysed the most important contracts and concessions of passenger transport companies worldwide. In line...

Feasibility study – Alternative drives for buses
In a feasibility study, SCI Verkehr has assessed the advantages and disadvantages of existing bus concepts for alternative drives (hybrid vehicles, plug-in...

Value development of heavy shunting locomotives
On behalf of an international financing company, SCI Verkehr has analysed the value development of heavy shunting locomotives. The analysis includes the...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a global manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr is updating a project monitoring tool monthly. This monitoring tool presents the data and...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a global manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr is monthly updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring tool presents the data and...

Detailed analysis of the German local transport market
On behalf of an international bank, SCI Verkehr has compiled a market study about the German local transport market. The objective of the project was the...

Evaluation of vehicle options to support a local transport tender
On behalf of a railway transport company, SCI Verkehr compiled an independent assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of various vehicle options in...

Procurement trend of rail vehicles in Europe
On behalf of an international consulting firm, SCI Verkehr analysed the current vehicle value and future market for passenger coaches and locomotives up to the...

Disposal strategy of railway transport companies and leasing companies
On behalf of an American railway transport company, SCI Verkehr has examined disposal strategies of European railway companies for locomotives and passenger...

Price development for rail vehicles in Europe and North America
On behalf of an international strategy consulting company, SCI Verkehr analysed the price development of rail vehicles in Europe and North America. The...

Worldwide market development, passenger cars
For a global technology company, SCI Verkehr analysed the current and future market development for passenger cars. The analysis focused on vehicle production...

Analysis of the procurement strategies of worldwide rail vehicle operators
On behalf of an Asian consulting company, SCI Verkehr analysed the procurement strategies of the most important operators and owners of electrically powered...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a global manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr created and is continuously updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring tool...

Drafting and compilation of a bid for local transport service
On behalf of an international transport company, SCI Verkehr has developed and compiled a bid for services in local rail passenger transport in southern...

Analysis of the Dutch passenger transport market
On behalf of an international bank, SCI Verkehr analysed the passenger transport market in the Netherlands. The analysis focused on the structures of the local...

Specialist support of Initiative Bahn in North Rhine Westphalia
Together with CP Compartner, SCI Verkehr is looking after Initiative Bahn NRW. This cluster initiative is responsible for supporting the diverse railway and...

Distribution support regarding the identification of important customers to extend the maintenance business
SCI Verkehr helps an Eastern European manufacturing and maintenance company for freight wagons to identify important customers. The aim of the company is the...

Analysis of the market and competitive situation for vehicle components
On behalf of an Asian systems supplier, SCI Verkehr has analysed the worldwide market for a specific vehicle component. For this purpose, SCI Verkehr...

Analysis of passenger transport fleets
On behalf of a North American administrative authority, SCI Verkehr has analysed the passenger transport fleets in various countries. For this purpose, we...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a globally active manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr created and is continuously updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring...

Value appraisal of three-axle diesel shunting locomotives
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed new three-axle diesel shunting locomotives with regard to their possible remaining value. For this...

Market analysis for double-deck passenger coaches
On behalf of an international transport company, SCI Verkehr has analysed the worldwide market for locomotive-hauled double-deck coaches and double-deck EMUs....

Value appraisal of used trams
Within the scope of this project, SCI Verkehr analysed used refurbished trams as potential financing objects with regard to economic value and re-use...

Need for concrete sleepers and concrete poles in selected European countries
In the context of current development, the client has good opportunities to extend its own self-constructed track and switch sleepers to other European...

Evaluation of the European market for bogies to assist a company acquisition
SCI Verkehr evaluated and analysed the European market for bogies on behalf of an international manufacturer of metal components for the construction,...

Revision and amendment of a valuation tool for rail vehicles
On behalf of an international bank, SCI Verkehr has revised an internal valuation tool for rail vehicles which is applicable around the world to determine a...

Reassessment of a leasing portfolio
On behalf of an international bank, SCI Verkehr has reassessed a rail vehicle portfolio. For the processing of the project, SCI Verkehr reassessed the current...

Market figures for strategic planning
SCI Verkehr has supplied market figures on the rail vehicle business segment for the strategic planning of a global industrial group. Divided into various...

Value analysis of local rail transport multiple units
On behalf of a regional credit institute, SCI Verkehr assessed the value developments of double-deck EMUs and DMUs for operation in the German local rail...

Trends of the European passenger long-distance transport
SCI Verkehr analysed the current structures in the core European markets for rail passenger transport as well as the medium-term and long-term megatrends. SCI...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a globally active manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr created and is continuously updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring...

Support in restructuring process in rail freight transport
Against the background of the global economic and financial crisis, a short-term need for a reaction and restructuring arose for a leading company in the...

Preparation of bidding documents for tenders in Germany
SCI Verkehr supported a private railway company in the strategic and operational preparation of a bid for transport services in Germany. The aim is to submit...

Value analysis of six-axle mainline diesel locomotives
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed six-axle diesel locomotives currently in operation with regard to their possible remaining value. For this...

Analysis of the potential of reusing heavy diesel locomotives
The project aims the support of an international leasing company in searching possibilities for the reuse of used six-axle diesel locomotives. SCI Verkehr...

Analysis of the potential of reusing double-deck coaches
On behalf of an international leasing company, SCI Verkehr evaluates the possible reuse of double-deck coaches in local rail transport in Germany and other...

Market Study: Light Rail Vehicles
In this Multi Client Study "Light-Rail Vehicles – Worldwide Market Development", SCI Verkehr analyses the worldwide market for procurements and after sales...

Compact study: "Internet on Board"
Description and analysis of the current and future market for wireless internet services on board of passenger trains. Detailing volumes and demands of key...

High Speed Rail in North Amerika
Description and analysis and of the North American passenger rail market (High-Speed Rail, long-distance, regional and commuter rail) under the impacts of the...

Market study: Rail Transport Markets
With the MC Study “Rail Transport Markets – Worldwide Development 2010–2020”, SCI Verkehr is responding to the high demand for a structured, well-founded...

Market study: "The German Rail Market“
The Multi Client study "The German Rail Market" includes a compact analysis of the vehicle, industrial and service markets and a concise overview of the rail...

The Worldwide Market for Buses
SCI Verkehr will analyse the worldwide bus market and present the most important vehicle manufacturers. Bus and rail transport together ensure environmentally...

Market study: Multiple Units
The market study "Multiple Units" analyses the most important markets and manufacturers of regional and local transport multiple units worldwide. Building upon...

The worldwide market for metro coaches 2010–2015
In the Multi Client study, SCI Verkehr analyses the worldwide procurement and after-sales market for metro coaches. The basis for the results is an examination...

Market study: Control Command and Signalling
The Multi Client Study "Control Command and Signalling – Worldwide Market Developments" analyses and provides a forecast of the markets for control command...

Railway traffic in the region – a model project of Regional and Urban Planning
Optimisation and strengthening of regional passenger and freight railway traffic, indication of obstacles and indication of possible solutions in two model...

Concept development, installation and management of Landesinitiative Bahntechnik NRW (State Initiative Railway Engineering NRW)
Based on the study "Status and Outlook for the Railway Engineering Industy in North Rhine Westphalia": servicing Landesinitiative Bahntechnik NRW in respect of...

Investigation of workshops
Workshop capacity and performance for rail-mounted vehicles in Germany. Market and competition analysis in the maintenance segment, prospects for the...

Support in compiling an offer for the rout—related tender of local rail transport services in the Bielefeld region (North Rhine Westphalia)
SCI Verkehr has supported a railway transport company in compiling a competitive wettbewerbsfähigen transport offer. We have compiled of all important...

Organization and support of a foreign congress
Acquisition and support of exhibitors during a congress in Spain. SCI Verkehr will gather current background information on the Spanish rail transport market...

Market analysis for a track construction company
SCI Verkehr supported the Danish market entry of an expanding track construction company. Thanks to SCI’s knowledge of the country, market and certified...

SPNV Market Analysis
A vehicle manufacturer’s works council requested that SCI Verkehr analyse current framework changes in the SPNV services market. The importance of these...

Entry of signalling systems form a railway technology company in the German market
Market and competition analysis, evaluation of market entry barriers and recommendation of an action strategy (has been implemented by SCI recommendation for...

Analysis of market opportunities and product profiles of a successor company of the wagon construction companies in the new federal states
Examinations and market analysis, consultation of a railway technology company and the Saxonian federal government support for the company and restructuring...

Analysis of market for vehicle construction and vehicle refurbishment in Germany
To support the internal strategic planning of a vehicle maintenance company active across Europe, SCI Verkehr analysed the German market for vehicle...

Asset analysis of multisystem railcars
On behalf of an international rolling stock manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the asset value development of modern multisystem railcars. The report compiled...

Preparation of bidding documents for tenders in eastern Germany
SCI Verkehr supported the transport company in the conceptual and practical preparation of two commuter rail bids in eastern Germany. The services ranged from...

Asset analysis of DMUs
On behalf of a globally active financing company for rolling stock, SCI Verkehr analysed the asset value development of modern DMUs for cross-border operation...

Development of strategic building blocks for rolling stock manufacturer
SCI Verkehr prepared a portfolio assessment of the main fields of business for an internationally active rolling stock manufacturer. In doing so, we analysed...

Value appraisal of refurbished diesel shunting locomotives
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr performed a value appraisal for refurbished diesel shunting locomotives. In doing so, we took into consideration...

Forecast of freight wagon markets
For a major supplier to the railway sector, SCI Verkehr developed forecasts on the worldwide development of freight wagon markets for the company’s strategic...

Value appraisal for low-floor wagons and accompanying coaches of a "rolling road"
On behalf of the operator of a "rolling road", SCI Verkehr performed two value appraisals prior to the procurement of new vehicles: for the financing of...

Comparison of the value stability of commuter rail vehicles using an asset value analysis and cash flow analysis for financing the assets
Due to the various vehicle concepts and licenses, there are different opportunities for reuse for commuter rail vehicles. For the asset financing, SCI Verkehr...

Value appraisal for EMUs
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr assessed the value development of a new EMU in the German market. In addition to analysing the technical vehicle...

Capacities and utilisation rates of European locomotive and freight wagon producers
On behalf of an international leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the capacities and utilisation rates of selected manufacturers of locomotives and freight...

Support in restructuring process in rail freight transport
Against the background of the global economic and financial crisis, a short-term need for a reaction and restructuring arose for a leading company in the...

Adjustment of assessment model for rolling stock
On behalf of an international credit institute, SCI Verkehr investigated the assumptions of an existing valuation system for rolling stock against the...

Railway Technology 2009 - 2014
On behalf of an international credit institute, SCI Verkehr analysed an existing valuation model for rolling stock. The review took place with the aid of a...

Market development in German commuter rail sector
On behalf of an international consulting firm, SCI Verkehr analysed the development of tenders for commuter rail services in Germany. In addition to an...

Analysis and strategy for the European market for test facilities in the railway industry
The aim of the project is the analysis of the current and future volumes, the profitability and the competitive landscape of the European market for rolling...

Value analysis of track reconstruction trains
On behalf of an internationally active track construction company, SCI Verkehr assessed the value development of one new and one used track reconstruction...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a globally active manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr created and is continuously updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring...

Market analysis "Prospects in the Worldwide Market for Rolling Stock"
SCI Verkehr analysed and assessed the current and prospective dynamics in the market regions and portfolio segments of a globally active component...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a globally active manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr created and is continuously updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring...

Asset valuation of a diesel locomotive portfolio
On behalf of an international financing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the current value of a diesel locomotive portfolio using the capitalised earnings method....

Analysis of the worldwide railway markets
SCI Verkehr is supporting one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cables in compiling and continuously updating its strategic market analysis. For this...

Analysis of commuter rail tenders 2009–2015
SCI Verkehr analysed the market for commuter rail services in Germany with the aid of the SCI railway technology database. The analysis of the commuter rail...

Future market trends in European railway transport
SCI Verkehr analysed the current structures in the core European markets for rail passenger transport as well as the medium-term and long-term megatrends. SCI...

Compilation and updating of a project monitoring tool
For a globally active manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr created and is continuously updating a project monitoring tool. This monitoring...

Roadmap for entering the railway technology market
On behalf of an internationally active industrial company, SCI Verkehr evaluated various possibilities for expanding its business activities in the field of...

Development of a strategic roadmap fort the market entry in Russia
On behalf of an Asiatic technology concern SCI Verkehr made an analysis of the railway technology market in Russia. Thereby different possibilities for a...

Valuation of a leasing company’s portfolio
As a consequence of the current financial and economic crisis, SCI Verkehr carried out a portfolio revaluation for a large leasing company for electric and...

Valuation of single-deck EMUs
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr assessed the value development of a new EMU in the German market. In particular, SCI Verkehr analysed future...

Valuation of freight wagons
For a leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the asset value development of sliding wall freight wagons (Habbiins-16) and bulk freight wagons (Falns) over their...

Workshop "Opportunities in the Railway Business"
SCI Verkehr supported a private equity company in its acquisition efforts within the railway sector. The aim of the project was to identify in good time...

Company and market research of railway markets in Italy and France
To support the distribution activities of a leading manufacturer of electric components, SCI compiled an overview of the transport operators in Italy and...

Value analysis of new DMUs and EMUs for operation in the German commuter rail market
On behalf of an international credit institute, SCI Verkehr assessed the value developments of DMUs and EMUs for operation in the German commuter rail market....

Analysis of the European market for rolling stock leasing
For an internationally active leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the European market for rolling stock leasing in the freight transport segment. SCI Verkehr...

Valuation of single- and double-deck EMUs
On behalf of a rolling stock manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed one single-deck and one double-deck EMU from its portfolio with regard to their value...

Support in developing a valuation system for rolling stock
On behalf of an internationally active credit institute, SCI Verkehr analysed the price development of new locomotives, multiple units and passenger coaches in...

Valuation of DMUs
In order to calculate an offer price for a rolling stock transaction, SCI Verkehr determined the value development of a DMU for operation in the German...

Preparation of a bid for commuter rail transport in northern Germany
SCI Verkehr supported the railway company in the strategic and operational preparation of a bid for transport services in northern Germany. The objective was...

Market analysis for diesel shunting locomotives
On behalf of a leasing company already active in the rolling stock industry, SCI Verkehr forecast the future development of the market for diesel shunting...

Further development and continuous updating of a worldwide monitoring tool for projects and competition for a component manufacturer in the rolling stock industry
For a globally active manufacturer of rolling stock components, SCI Verkehr compiled and is continuously updating a monitoring tool for markets and projects....

Support in identifying targets in the German rail industry
On behalf of a private equity company, SCI Verkehr identified market segments in the railway industry with high growth potential. In addition, SCI Verkehr...

Value development of a rolling stock portfolio
On behalf of an international financing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the value development of a rolling stock portfolio within the last three years including...

Research into the market for rolling stock components in selected countries in Eastern Europe and the CIS
On behalf of a leading component manufacturer in Europe, SCI Verkehr performed a competitor analysis in selected countries in Eastern Europe and the CIS. The...

Reviewing the assumptions of a valuation system for rolling stock
On behalf of an international credit institute, SCI Verkehr investigated the assumptions of an existing valuation system for rolling stock against the...

Presentation of volumes and dynamics in the world railway market
Presentation of the current market volumes and main development trends in the worldwide market for railway-related products....

Valuation of future leasing rates for rolling stock
On behalf of a leasing company already active in the rolling stock segment, SCI Verkehr performed a regular analysis of the leasing revenues expected for the...

Value analysis for fully refurbished diesel shunting locomotives
On behalf of a leasing company already active in the rolling stock segment, SCI Verkehr performed a value analysis of diesel shunting locomotives....

Method to determine the loss given default for financing rolling stock
In order to fulfil the Basel II criteria for financing rolling stock, determining the loss given default (LGD) was a key aspect. The LGD reflects the risk in...

Monitoring of projects, competitors and drivers of the worldwide rolling stock market
On behalf of a globally active rolling stock manufacturer, SCI Verkehr researched and analysed current and future projects and drivers as well as the...

MC Study The Worldwide Market for
In September 2009, SCI Verkehr published the fourth edition in its successful series of studies on the worldwide market for railway technology. Building upon...

MC Worldwide Markets for Track Systems 2009-2014
For the first time, SCI Verkehr analysed and compiled a forecast of the worldwide markets for track systems. In eight market regions and for five product...

The Railway Market in Russia 2009-2014
For the second time since 2006, SCI Verkehr GmbH presents a comprehensive description of the Russian railway market. The study provides an in-depth description...

MC Worldwide Railway Funding and Investment Budgets 2009-2014
The volume, the availability and the realisation of financial budgets for investments and operation are among the most important drivers for the future...

The Market for Rail Technology in Asia
SCI Verkehr is conducting an analysis of the structure and development of the railway technology markets in the Asian region, taking into consideration...

The Worldwide Market for Rail Freight Transport and its Operators
Based on current developments, SCI Verkehr is analysing the worldwide market for rail freight transport, with a particularly in-depth look at rail freight...

The Worldwide Market for Railway Electrification 2009 - 2014
The Multi Client Study "The Worldwide Market for Railway Electrification 2009 - 2014" analyses and provides a forecast of the markets for catenary systems and...

Asset valuation of rolling stock portfolio of a leasing company
For the purpose of refinancing the rolling stock portfolio of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr assesses the future value development of the rolling stock against...

Price and leasing analysis for locomotives and multiple units
For an international banking institute, SCI Verkehr analysed the development of new prices and the leasing and rental rates for locomotives and multiple units...

Current value appraisal for used freight transport locomotives
On behalf of an international banking house, SCI Verkehr rendered an expert opinion for electric freight transport locomotives intended for operation in...

Method to determine the loss given default for financing rolling stock
In order to fulfil the Basel II criteria for financing rolling stock, determining the loss given default (LGD) is a key aspect. The LGD reflects the risk in...

Input presentation on strategic development potential
The client successfully operates in the European rolling stock construction segment and requires professional input on issues of global market and competition...

Market analysis of passenger vehicles in Poland and the CIS states
On behalf of a leading component producer, SCI Verkehr analysed the market for passenger vehicles in Poland the CIS. With the aid of the SCI railway technology...

Value appraisal for used rolling stock in passenger transport
A European railway company intended to sell its surplus rolling stock to an investor. The rolling stock consisted of highly differentiated vehicle types for...

Analysis of freight wagon fleets of selected owners
In this project, SCI Verkehr analyses the freight wagon portfolios of selected owners. This is necessary as the client as a freight wagon rental company has to...

Market analysis of maintenance capacities in Germany
In 2003 and 2006 SCI Verkehr analysed the German market for rolling stock maintenance on behalf of DB AG. Building upon this, SCI Verkehr is now updating its...

Value analysis of a track laying machine
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr assessed the current value of a used track laying machine. The analysis took into consideration a vehicle benchmark...

Value analysis of modern EMUs
On behalf of a vehicle leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the value development of modern EMUs over their lifecycle. The valuation was carried out with the...

Market analysis for rolling stock
In this project SCI Verkehr analysed stocks, age structures and ownership structures for various types of rolling stock and presented these in the form of...

Value analysis of mainline diesel locomotives
For a national credit institute SCI Verkehr analysed the new vehicle development for internationally operable mainline diesel locomotives. This brief expert...

Fleet strategy for a European rail freight transport company
This project involved an analysis of important market participants in the European rail freight transport market with regard to their trends and strategic...

Market data on rolling stock in China
A component supplier in the rolling stock industry is planning to expand activities to China. In the first stage SCI Verkehr provides the current market...

Commercial due diligence for a railway component manufacturer
Within the scope of an open bidding procedure, a European component supplier in the rolling stock industry was up for sale. A leading financial investor in...

Worldwide survey of rolling stock manufacturers and their production by region and vehicle segment
For an international manufacturer of process materials, SCI Verkehr analysed the production of renowned rolling stock manufacturers in 2007. The study...

Price and margin analysis of Eastern European locomotive manufacturers 1996–2008
For a potential court procedure the client required an expert appraisal to determine the profits lost from non-realised contractual relationships. For this...

Value analysis for fully refurbished diesel shunting locomotives
On behalf of a leasing company already active in the rolling stock segment, SCI Verkehr performed a value analysis of diesel shunting locomotives. This...

Forecast data on rolling stock deliveries for strategic planning
For the strategic planning by an industrial group, SCI Verkehr analysed the delivery figures of rolling stock, differentiated by vehicle types and regions....

Value analysis of used DMUs
For an international financing company SCI Verkehr analysed the current vehicle value and future value development of used DMUs. The examination was carried...

Market study of production sites
In this market study SCI Verkehr researched the production sites of suppliers of components for rolling stock. We made statements concerning the vertical...

Value analysis of modern electric locomotives for operation in Europe
On behalf of an international leasing company, SCI Verkehr assessed the asset value development of electric multi-system locomotives over their lifecycle. The...

Market potential analysis for innovative braking systems
SCI Verkehr investigated the market acceptance and market potential of a possible product innovation for two railway supply companies, which were planning a...

Overseeing the acquisition of a component manufacturer
The client intended to acquire a European component manufacturer from the railway industry. Within the scope of a commercial due diligence, SCI Verkehr...

Analysis and forecast of the worldwide market for wheelsets to assist an investment decision
The aim of the project is an independent analysis of the current situation and future development of the worldwide market for forged and cast wheels. The...

The Russian railway market
On behalf of an international leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the transport-related, legal and political conditions in the Russian railway market. The...

Analysis of the African market for diesel locomotives
For the strategic planning of a locomotive manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the deliveries of diesel locomotives in Africa and the Middle East over the last...

Analysis and forecast of market potential of an innovative product for track systems
In cooperation between a manufacturer of chemical products and a construction company, an innovative medium was developed which significantly reduces...

Evaluation of the leasing market for locomotives in Southern Europe
On behalf of a financial investor, SCI Verkehr analysed and evaluated the Southern European leasing market for locomotives. In addition to a fleet analysis and...

Asset valuation EMUs
As a basis for the decision concerning the financing of rolling stock for operation in German regional rail transport, SCI Verkehr evaluated the value...

World market study for a component manufacturer on the size and development of rolling stock fleets
Within the scope of a market study for a component manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the size and development of the rolling stock fleet worldwide. A...

Evaluation of volumes and trends in the worldwide wheel set markets
SCI Verkehr analysed the volumes, competitive structures and trends in the worldwide markets for forged railway wheels on behalf of an internationally active...

Analysis of the worldwide market for freight wagons
For an analysis of international rail freight transport in leading global markets, SCI Verkehr analysed the fleets and procurements of freight wagons. The...

Asset valuation of diesel locomotives
For the issuing of a railway fund, SCI Verkehr analysed market prices, rental rates and asset values of a potential vehicle pool for new and used diesel...

Partner and customer analysis to generate sustainable growth
On behalf of an international subsystems supplier, SCI Verkehr analysed the supplier and value creation structures in the market for rail vehicles and trolley...

Market analysis of the European railway market
In order to develop a strategy process for an international financing company, SCI Verkehr analysed the present and future of the European railway market. This...

Market screening "railway technology" to identify new business fields
On behalf of a systems supplier, SCI Verkehr carried out a market screening of the integrated system "railway technology” to evaluate new business fields for...

Evaluation of diesel locomotive manufacturers and their products
In the run-up to a public tender for a fleet of new diesel locomotives, SCI Verkehr carried out a market screening of potential suppliers. These were evaluated...

Production capacities in Europe and their utilisation concerning rail vehicles in passenger transport
SCI Verkehr analysed manufacturing capacities in Europe concerning rail vehicles in passenger transport on behalf of an international operator. Based on a...

Freight transport study
This study compiled up-to-date figures, trends and forecasts of the development of the structure and scope of intermodal loading units in European freight...

Target analysis for an infrastructure manufacturer
For a manufacturer in the field of infrastructure, SCI Verkehr carried out a targeted analysis of potential takeover candidates in the UK. Following an initial...

Discount cash flow (DCF) evaluation of the locomotive fleet of a leasing company
SCI Verkehr evaluated the portfolio of a leasing company on behalf of a potential investor. For this purpose, it compiled a forecast of the future leasing...

Market analysis on interlocking technology
On behalf of a US company, SCI Verkehr analysed the market for interlocking technology in Europe, North America and Asia. The market potential and the...

Value appraisal for new rail vehicles in the LRV and rail freight transport segments
Within the scope of this project, SCI Verkehr analysed two different vehicle types (trams and car carrier wagons) as potential financing objects with regard to...

Market volume and profitability in the component business for rail vehicles
SCI Verkehr investigated in behalf of a global operating industry concern the market for selected components for rail vehicles. Thereby the potential in the...

Market prospects and competitive situation in locomotive leasing
In order to broaden its service portfolio, SCI Verkehr analysed the competitive situation and market prospects in the European market for operate leasing of...

Capacities of European freight wagon manufacturers
This project analysed how the capacities of European freight wagon manufacturers will change in the years 2008 to 2010. It presented a comparison of European...

Market analysis of Indian wheel set market
The aim of the project was a brief analysis of the current and future dynamics in the Indian wheel set market. In addition to a volume assessment, SCI Verkehr...

Market and leasing rate forecast within the scope of the acquisition of a leasing company
To support an acquisition by a large European leasing company, SCI Verkehr forecast the future development of the leasing market in Europe and the leasing...

Consultancy support for an acquisition in the rolling stock leasing segment
SCI Verkehr supported an Asian conglomerate in the acquisition of a suitable target in the European leasing business. For this purpose, SCI Verkehr analysed...

Monitoring of projects, competitors and drivers of the worldwide rolling stock market
On behalf of a globally active rolling stock manufacturer, SCI Verkehr researched and analysed current and future projects and drivers as well as the...

Multi Client Study: The Worldwide Market for Infrastructure Manufacturers
Within the scope of a Multi Client Study, SCI Verkehr systematically analysed the supply side of the worldwide market for products in the railway...

Multi Client Study: The Worldwide Market for Railway Technology 2009-2013
On the occasion of the InnoTrans 2008, SCI Verkehr published its second world market study on railway technology as part of the established SCI Multi Client...

Multi Client Study: Light Rail Vehicles
In this Multi Client Study SCI Verkehr analyses the worldwide market for procurements and after sales services for light rail vehicles and trams. The basis for...

Multi Client Study: European Control Command and Signalling 2008 to 2013
The Multi Client Study "European Control Command and Signalling 2008–2013" offers information relevant for making decisions about the current size of the...

Multi Client Study: The Worldwide Market for Diesel Locomotives
In the Multi Client Study "The Worldwide Market for Diesel Locomotives" SCI Verkehr GmbH presents readers with market and business-related information relevant...

Multi Client Study: The Worldwide Market for Electric Locomotives
In the Multi Client Study "The Worldwide Market for Electric Locomotives" SCI Verkehr GmbH presents interested companies with market and business-related...

Multi Client Study: The Worldwide Market for Passenger Coaches
On the basis of the current developments in passenger transport, SCI Verkehr analyses the worldwide market for passenger coaches and compiles a well-founded...

SCI RAILDATA:
SCI RAILDATA is a comprehensive database of the latest market and business information from the global railway sector. Since 1997 SCI RAILDATA has delivered...

Development of a market entry strategy for double-deck passenger coaches
Following on from an analysis of the European rolling stock market, SCI Verkehr developed a market entry strategy for double-deck passenger coaches on behalf...

Identifying attractive railway markets for sustainable international growth strategy
On behalf of an international manufacturer of components and subsystems, SCI defined and identified suitable target markets and presented the results in the...

Performance comparison of selected European railway companies
As a result of new EU regulations, the European state railways have seen some very extensive reforms since the beginning of the 90s. The objectives of these...

Market opportunities in long-distance transport – evaluation of options for a market entry strategy
For the purpose of assessing options for entering the long-distance rail market, SCI Verkehr analysed various routes, competitive scenarios and operating...

Assistance in realising a pilot project in the field of electronic ticketing
Our client had developed an innovative system for electronic fare management, which it wished to have tested in practice. In addition, the acceptance of the...

Analysis and forecast of price development for passenger vehicles in Europe
On behalf of an international leasing company, SCI Verkehr identified, evaluated and verified by means of expert interviews the key factors (especially the...

Assessment of business plan and portfolio of a leasing company
On behalf of an international bank consortium, SCI Verkehr critically analysed the business plan of a leasing company. For this purpose we performed an...

Analysis of the development of market shares among manufacturers of diesel-electric locomotives
On behalf of an international locomotive manufacturer, SCI Verkehr assessed the global market for diesel-electric locomotives. We analysed the market shares of...

Market Analysis for Shunting Locomotives of Powers up to 2,000kW in Central Europe
SCI Verkehr has developed the foundations for making decisions regarding future product portfolio orientation of a midsized German manufacturer of shunting...

Portfolio assessment of global wheel set market and identification of market entry options
Within the scope of a portfolio assessment, SCI Verkehr analysed the strategic and financial attractiveness of the global market for wheel sets. For this...

Analysis of the market situation and future development of container carrier wagons
For the expansion of its own rolling stock portfolio, a leasing company required an analysis of the fleets and development of container carrier wagons. For the...

Development of generally applicable value curves for rolling stock portfolio assessment
On behalf of an international credit institute, SCI Verkehr analysed the value development of rolling stock over their entire useful life. In the project we...

Model corridor Rotterdam - Genoa
The Rotterdam - Genoa axis is going to be developed into the first major European corridor to use ETCS/ERTMS. SCI Verkehr assisted a leading industrial company...

Demand analysis for freight wagons
On behalf of a European railway operator, SCI Verkehr compiled a comparison of freight wagon procurements in recent years and planned procurements with the...

Study of the Spanish and Portuguese freight wagon market
On behalf of a leasing company, SCI Verkehr analysed and evaluated the market regions of Spain and Portugal with regard to the market players, the...

Technology benchmark and analysis of customer requirements for product development
For the purpose of supporting the development of a product in the railway technology industry SCI Verkehr performed an analysis of customer requirements as...

Consultancy services for negotiations regarding follow-up infrastructure contract
The contract between DB Netz AG and an industrial company concerning the operation of a siding was unilaterally terminated and is going to be replaced by a new...

Analysis of stocks and demand for rolling stock in Eastern Europe and North Africa
On behalf of a manufacturer, SCI Verkehr analysed the markets for rolling stock in South-Eastern Europe and North Africa. Based on a survey of rolling stock...

Analysis of the European inventories of a type of freight wagon and the market structure
In this project SCI Verkehr analysed the European inventories of a type of freight wagon and their trends. Furthermore, we made a detailed analysis of the...

Market overview of shunting locomotives in Europe
On behalf of an international rolling stock manufacturer, SCI Verkehr compiled an overview of stocks, age structures and procurements in Western and Eastern...

Market analysis of fare management and dynamic passenger information
Modern fare management and passenger information systems are becoming ever more important as a result of increasing competition between public transport...

Strategic roadmap for an industrial service provider
On behalf of a DAX company, SCI Verkehr analysed successful growth areas for the company and used these to compile a strategic roadmap for future development....

LRV growth strategy
On behalf of an internationally active manufacturer of vehicle components and systems SCI Verkehr analysed the structures, developments and potentials in the...

Potential of the leasing business in the European rail transport market
On behalf of an Asian conglomerate SCI Verkehr is analysing the development of the rail transport markets in Eastern and Western Europe. The project focuses on...

Valuation system for rolling stock financing
SCI Verkehr supported a major European bank specialising in investments in rail transport in developing/modifying a valuation tool used for the valuation of...

Environmental risk assessment of rolling stock financing
SCI Verkehr developed a method for considering environmental criteria when valuating rolling stock. This is especially important for credit providers for the...

Algerian infrastructure market
Analysis and forecast of the market for railway infrastructure in Algeria: development of existing and future railway networks, projects and resulting market...

Human Expertise in the CCS Market
Research of specialists’ contact details in terms of developing systems and components of control command and signalling technology with manufacturers,...

Market development of the demand for a type of a freight wagon
Against the background of growing rail freight transport in Europe, SCI Verkehr has analysed the demand trend for a special intermodal freight wagon type on...

Value analysis of double-deck multiple units
On behalf of a financing credit institution, SCI Verkehr is examining the asset value development of electric double-deck multiple units over their entire...

Market figures as the basis for strategic company planning
As the basis for strategic planning, a globally active supplier in the railway technology sector commissioned SCI Verkehr to compile the relevant market...

Value analysis of electric locomotives
On behalf of a financing credit institution, SCI Verkehr is examining the asset value development of electric locomotives over their entire life-cycle. The...

Entry into the European leasing market
On behalf of a financial investor, SCI Verkehr analysed the European rail transport market as well as options for entering the European leasing market. SCI...

International prospects in the German railway industry
Within the scope of the research project of the Hans Boeckler Foundation, SCI Verkehr GmbH is analysing the impact of internationalisation on the prospects of...

Development of strategy roadmap for a European rail vehicle manufacturer
SCI Verkehr is supporting the new strategic orientation of a midsized systems manufacturer in the rail vehicle industry. This is based on a comprehensive...

Valuation of refurbished diesel locomotives
SCI Verkehr compiled a value analysis for used diesel locomotives on behalf of a company which reworks and refurbishes rolling stock. The analysis considers...

Analysis of the secondary market for rolling stock in Europe and the CIS
On behalf of a credit institute, SCI Verkehr analysed the secondary market for rolling stock in Europe as well as the development of values within the scope of...

Rolling stock list of orders
Within the scope of a worldwide analysis of railway vehicle procurements, SCI Verkehr is compiling a continuous market overview of all transactions. This order...

Valuation and analysis of used passenger coaches
When financing rail vehicles, the asset value of the vehicle (as collateral security) over its entire useful life is very important. On behalf of a leasing...

Refinancing a leasing portfolio
On behalf of a major bank, SCI Verkehr analysed and evaluated the portfolio of a European leasing company and its future profit situation. This concerned...

Market development and forecast in passenger vehicle segment
As a basis for expanding its business division "railway technology" an international subsystem supplier commissioned SCI Verkehr to provide an analysis and...

Technical/economical assessment of new development and upgrading of a testing centre
On behalf of national and regional authorities, SCI Verkehr examined the new development and upgrading of a testing centre for rolling stock and infrastructure...

Multi Client Study: Control Command and Signalling 2007/2008
The Multi Client Study "European Control Command and Signalling 2007-2012" uses the same methodology and structure of information as its successful predecessor...

Multi Client Study: Asia
SCI Verkehr conducted an analysis of the structure and development of the railway technology markets in the Asian region, taking into consideration transport...

Multi Client Study: Market developments in high-speed transport
Based on the current developments in fast passenger transport, this study, entitled “The World Market for High-Speed Transport” delivers an analysis and...

Multi Client Study: Analysis of the Rolling Stock Market and its Production and Maintenance Facilities in Europe
With the Multi Client Study “Analysis of the Rolling Stock Market and its Production and Maintenance Facilities in Europe”, SCI Verkehr is meeting the demand...

Multi Client Study: The world market for metro vehicles
A study about the world market for metro vehicles including current figures on worldwide vehicle stocks, procurements, price trends, the market shares of the...

SCI database
As the nucleus of our internal knowledge management systems and a basis for creating Multi Client Studies and market analysis projects, the continuous updating...

Market analysis of railway vehicle manufacturers and maintenance providers
The market for producing and maintaining railway vehicles is very heterogeneous in Europe. With the multitude of state, municipal and private providers of...

Value analysis of additional equipment for passenger coaches
In the context of passenger coach procurement, an operator was often faced with additional costs due to the need to install additional equipment. On behalf of...

Market analysis of passenger coaches in long-distance transport
Commissioned by a railway transport company, SCI Verkehr is analysing the global supply market for passenger coaches, in particular for high-speed transport....

Analysis and forecast of the price level of multiple units in regional rail transport
Starting from an analysis of multiple unit procurements in regional rail transport, SCI Verkehr assessed the development of the price level of these vehicles...

Assessment of maintenance capacities in North Rhine-Westphalia
A medium-sized transport company is looking to assess developments in the short-distance passenger transport market and their consequences for maintenance in...

Analysis and forecast of the market for operating leasing of rolling stock in freight and regional rail transport
The market for rolling stock operating leasing has seen significant growth over the past years. Against this backdrop, SCI Verkehr analysed the demand for...

Compilation of a bid for short-distance passenger transport in northern Germany
A railway transport company is submitting a bid for a transport tender in northern Germany with the aim of making an attractive, innovative and cost-efficient...

Market analysis of freight transport and logistics
In this project, the flow of European goods from important companies in five selected sectors were analysed in terms of sources, destinations, volumes and...

Study of the German railway market
The British Embassy is having a background study compiled which provides a general overview of the whole German railway market. As an expert in the European...

Market study on track maintenance for short-distance rails
As part of an internationalisation strategy, SCI Verkehr GmbH first of all ascertained informative key data regarding track system infrastructure fittings of...

Assessment of economic consequences of reducing regionalisation funds
The reduction of regionalisation funds for short-distance passenger transport will have far-reaching effects on the range of transport on offer. The...

Assessment of market potential for wheelset systems in Germany
Assessment of market volumes which could be opened up and the competition situation in the German market for wheelsets. Analysis of current demand and customer...

Market chances in rail vehicle construction
Assessment of the prospective market chances in European and German rail vehicle construction. Assessment of the general conditions and development drivers in...

Analysis of potential target groups for sales of shunting locomotives
Commissioned by a locomotive manufacturer, potential purchasers were identified and listed for the acquisition of shunting locomotives in German-speaking...

Market investigation for signalling in secondary areas
Secondary areas (yard tracks, small marshalling yards etc.) exhibit a multitude of business forms and processes, which require sufficiently flexible business...

Analysis of German maintenance market
Commissioned by a globally active industrial manufacturer, the maintenance capacity of the short-distance passenger transport market in Germany is analysed and...

Value analysis of a refurbished main-line diesel locomotive
As a basis for a finance contract for a refurbished main-line diesel locomotive, the latter was analysed with regard to its economic value. The value analysis...

Multi Client Study: Track Systems
The investigation comprises the European market for products and services in the track system segment. The individual points taken into consideration include...

Value analysis of a multiple unit family
In view of an upcoming financing agreement, the assets of a multiple unit family were analysed with regards to their economic value taking into consideration...

Circle Line / Public-Private-Partnership in public rail transport
"Circle Line" is the first rail transport project in Germany to be realised primarily as a Public-Private Partnership (PPP). In a consortium comprising DEPFA...

Documentation of a sector conference
IG Metall commissioned SCI Verkehr to document the sector conference of works committee in the railway industry which took place in Berlin on 14th and 15th...

Analysis of demand and customers’ requirements in the locomotive market
On behalf of a locomotive manufacturer, the future demand for locomotives in Europe was analysed in terms of different power classes. In addition, discussions...

Maintenance market
A location database was developed in view of the amended railway legislation and competition between suppliers of rail vehicle maintenance services. A written...

Potentials in maintenance
The project is based on a detailed analysis of the market for vehicle maintenance in 23 European countries. It analyses competitors, manufacturers and owners...

Optimisation potentials in rail vehicle maintenance
SCI Verkehr is considering possible optimisation potentials in rail vehicle maintenance on behalf of a railway transport company. The focus of the project is...

Support of the cluster initiative Rail NRW
On behalf of the Ministry for Transport of North Rhine-Westphalia, SCI is supporting the cluster initiative Rail NRW. The aim of the initiative is to increase...

Analysis of demand and customers’ requirements in the locomotive market
On behalf of a locomotive manufacturer, the future demand for locomotives in Europe was analysed in terms of different power classes. In addition, discussions...

Workshops concerning noise and pollution problems
On behalf of Allianz pro Schiene e.V., SCI Verkehr is professionally assisting the conception and implementation of three workshops on the subject of...

Multi Client Study: The German Rail Market
The SCI market study "The German Rail Market" was updated and published in cooperation with Messe Berlin for InnoTrans 2006. Thereby data about the German...

Multi Client Study: The worldwide market for freight wagons
The worldwide freight wagon stocks of operators, leasing companies and shipping agents were compiled according to region and classified according to type. A...

Market potentials and prospects for the Vienna Climatic Wind Tunnel
On behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, SCI Verkehr performed an analysis of the medium-term development of the...

Strategic resource planning for industry locomotives of the EL-2 series
In order to derive sales potentials, SCI Verkehr carried out research into electric locomotives of the industrial locomotives formerly built in Hennigsdorf of...

Multi Client Study: Light Rail Vehicles III
The latest revision of the successful SCI Multi Client Studies "Market Study Light Rail Vehicles I & II" with the current market figures for worldwide...

Series of workshops for the first environmental comparison of rail transport
On behalf of Allianz pro Schiene e.V., SCI Verkehr is professionally assisting the conception and implementation of a series of workshops on the theme of...

Analysis of the markets for electrically powered ground vehicles
As a foundation for the strategic expansion of the company’s business activities, SCI Verkehr was asked to carry out a comprehensive market analysis of...

Market analysis of the current inventory of rail vehicle seats and procurement forecast up to 2010
On behalf of an international component supplier, SCI Verkehr is analysing the current total number of seats for rail vehicles in Europe, Asia and the CIS...

Asset value analysis for financing modern EMUs
On behalf of a financial credit institution, SCI Verkehr examined the asset value development of electrical multiple units over their entire life-cycle for...

Investment consultancy with due diligence
SCI Verkehr supported an investment company in its acquisition of a railway industry company. The focus of SCI Verkehr’s activities, within the framework of a...

Demand analysis of the German short-distance passenger transport vehicle market 2016-2021
SCI Verkehr is analysing the future German short-distance passenger vehicle market on the basis of publicised and planned tenders from local authorities in the...

Market situation for freight wagon maintenance
The project involves an estimation of the market development in the field of freight wagon maintenance. This is based on an analysis of the European...

Analysis of Eastern European operator structures
An analysis of the current organisational structures of leading Eastern European rail operators in connection with the liberalisation of rail systems. The...

Value appraisal for diesel locomotives
Within the scope of diesel locomotive financing, SCI Verkehr determined the asset value of a vehicle fleet and ascertained starting points for their re-use...

Strategy concept for a short-distance transport company
SCI Verkehr GmbH developed a written strategy concept on behalf of a company in the short-distance passenger transport sector. The company is using this...

Analysis and assessment of the application of funds in short-distance passenger transport financing in the German states.
The controlled and efficient application of provided funds is becoming ever more important in short-distance passenger transport. Within the scope of the...

Working conditions of transport companies in Europe
An examination of the changes in working conditions at railway transport companies in Europe. Detailed studies were compiled for the countries Germany, the...

Goods wagon stock analysis
Study of private wagon owners in selected European countries....

Environmental criteria in short-distance passenger rail transport competition
On behalf of Allianz pro Schiene, SCI Verkehr is analysing the importance of ecological-related decision-making criteria within the German competition market...

Analysis of the market for railway vehicles in China
Study of the Chinese market for railway vehicles. Under this project, which also involves local partners, the present stock of vehicles and known order volumes...

Analysis of forthcoming railway purchases in Poland
Working for a vehicle maker, SCI Verkehr undertakes a study of the market for LightRail vehicles in Poland, in which the focus is on details of the present and...

Registration of railway companies in Poland
Working for an interested company, all corporate and administrative as well as technical preconditions for obtaining registration as railway transport company...

Calculation of the asset value of motor coaches for their financing
Under instruction of the financial service provider, SCI Verkehr prepares a value report for new motor coaches which will be funded under a foreign loan and...

Analysis of the market for control and signalling equipment in Poland
Under a study, SCI Verkehr analyses the market for control and signalling equipment in Poland. The study contains a comparison of the suppliers of components...

Asset value analysis of an insolvent railway transport company
Analysis of the asset values of an insolvent railway transport company by evaluating sales opportunities for used locomotives and wagons in Germany and abroad...

German urban railway systems
Aufgabenträger...

Traffic-dependent service
The selection of a rapid urban railway system with capability for flexible operation requires in-depth knowledge of the general conditions of construction and...

Assistance in opening up markets in Russia and Poland
Analysis of the specific vehicle requirements of railway companies in industrial, plant and port rail transport in Russia and Poland. Ascertainment of their...

Management analysis of goods traffic operators in Poland
Management analysis of the present operator landscape in goods transport in Poland. Study of their transport activities, ownership structure and assets and...

Management consulting for the expansion of land-based transport activities
A supplier for rail vehicle interior equipment has requested that SCI Verkehr anaylse the state of its fleets as well as the development of the European rail...

Coordination of offer drafting for an SPNV- tender
SCI is accompanying the drafting of an offer in the context of an SPNV-route tender for an expanding transport company. Consultation on project coordination...

Market potential of double-decker wagons
Investigation for the potential use of double-decker wagons in selected central European countries. It includes an estimate of future needs and technical...

Analysis of cost reduction needs for a rail infrastructure company
First, the cost reduction needs of selected rail infrastructure maintenance target markets were closely examined. In addition, recommendations were made for...

Implementation of the Permanent Secretariat for the Pan-European Traffic Corridor IV
The permanent secretariat of the steering committee of the Pan-European traffic corridor IV is supporting the steering committee in respect of operating and...

Startegic market potential for vehicle manufacturers in the North Rhine-Westphalia regional vehicle market
The goal of the project is to analyse current infrastructural market changes for SPNV services. The importance of these changes for the vehicle market is part...

The mid-sized structured railway engineering supplier industry in Germany
Requirements for the maintenance and improvement of the mid-sized railway supplier industry’s competitive ability in Germany are being studied. The...

MC Passenger Information, Fare Management and Passenger Safety
The Multi Client Study "Passenger Information, Fare Management and Passenger Safety” compiles the current product inventories at the world's top transport...

Vehicle benchmark and determination of asset value for modern EMUs
On behalf of a rail vehicle manufacturer, SCI Verkehr is appraising the asset value development of multiple units over their life-cycle within the scope of a...

Value appraisal V100
When a rail construction company became insolvent, SCI Verkehr determined the asset value of a locomotive, and ascertained starting points for re-using the...

Value appraisal TRAXX locomotives
SCI Verkehr evaluated the locomotive family TRAXX from Bombardier, with regard to its value stability, for a leasing company. The value appraisal focused on...

The world market for control command and signalling
The current market volumes and market structures for products and services in the field of control command and signalling were analysed and compared for the...

Ongoing market analysis of the European short-distance passenger transport market
The current dynamics and the future growth potential make the German short-distance passenger transport market particularly interesting for international...

Marketability of new strategies for vehicle construction
Despite all hopes for vehicle standardisation, light rail vehicles and trams are still being procured in small lot sizes and to individual specifications. The...

Development of a market entry strategy for a Japanese component supplier
Estimate of opportunities for sale of products contained in the client’s portfolio in Europe. Assistance in the development of a market entry strategy for...

The market for passenger coaches
The latest MC Study “Passenger coaches – new procurement and refurbishment in Europe and North America” analyses the demand for new vehicles and...

Market and competition analysis – ticketing systems in Italy
Within the framework of top-down research, a basic market and competition analysis of the Italian ticketing market is to be carried out. Of prime importance...

Setting up a company network to promote the regional mobility industry
Development of a concept with regard to content, structure and finance for a network of companies and institutions in the transport industry. The public client...

MC Control Command and Signalling
This Multi Client Study analyses the European market for control command and signalling in rail transport. The focus is on ascertaining the market volumes and...

Multi Client Study Financing
An analysis of the structure and content of current public funding for rail transport in countries in the European Union and a forecast for the years up to...

Market analysis of wheelsets and related components in Germany
SCI Verkehr GmbH analysed all German vehicle owners’ current vehicle inventories and their demand for wheelsets. The study’s second main focus was on a...

International production relocation and outsourcing strategies in the rail industry
SCI Verkehr presents corporate strategies for outsourcing and relocation abroad. The study also draws upon experience from other reference industries. SCI...

Benchmark analysis for product and competition performance of multiple units
On behalf of a vehicle manufacturer, SCI Verkehr has collected data concerning customer satisfaction and customers’ requirements of railway companies...

Analysis of private wagon owners
Within the scope of the project SCI Verkehr is analysing the market for private wagon owners in selected European countries....

Make-or-buy decision for a railway equipment company
By providing an analytical comparison of different options for action and a corresponding profitability calculation, SCI Verkehr assists an industrial company...

Market study of global fleet developments in railway vehicles
On instruction from a European component supplier, SCI Verkehr studies the size and development of railway vehicle fleets at a global scale. Statistical data...

North Rhine-Westphalia Railway Initiative
Conception and organization of the North Rhine-Westphalia Railway Initiative between 2003 and 2005. In the second project phase starting in 2004, a founded...

Creation of the 3rd Vossloh world market study: Development of the railway engineering market in Asia
In a continuation of the study “The World Market for Railway Engineering” of November 2003, SCI Verkehr compiled an in-depth analysis of the Asian market on...

Value analysis of modernized diesel locomotives
Comparative study of new and second-hand vehicles in relation to their rail service and value stability. Assessment of the potential use and sale of...

Presentation on “World Market for Railway Technology”
Presentation of current developments and market volumes/market forecasts in the global market for railway technology based on a study compiled on behalf of...

Rail industry in Poland
Market investigation of electrical equipment for rail-mounted vehicles in Poland. The investigation contains an analysis of the current vehicle status:...

Value stability of goods train locomotives
Assessment of the potential risks a financial service provider is running in connection with the sale and financing of second-hand goods train locomotives to a...

Analysis of the market for control command and signalling in Poland
As part of a study SCI Verkehr analyses the market for control command and signalling in Poland. This study compares and contrasts manufactures of components...

Rail infrastructure market in Poland
Study of the rail infrastructure market in Poland with the emphasis on permanent way construction in the standard-gauge railway and urban transport sectors to...

Market analysis of track construction in Scandinavia
Analysis of the market for track construction in Scandinavia and Finland with an identification of the track construction companies active in this region....

Multi Client Study: Metro vehicles market
A study about the worldwide market for metro vehicles including current figures on worldwide vehicle stocks, procurements, price trends, shares of individual...

Multi Client Study: Market developments in High Speed Rail
This market study offers a detailed overview of the current and planned projects in the realm of high-speed transport and tilting technology, worldwide. The...

Economic evaluation of rolling stock
Since vehicles themselves can serve as assets in the financing of railway vehicles, thus making favourable financing options possible, ascertaining their...

Undertaking the 2nd Vossloh World Market Study: Market and investment volumes in railway technology in eastern and central Europe
Continuing the study: The world market for railway technology in November 2003, SCI Verkehr prepared an in-depth study of the central and eastern European...

Multi Client Study: The Market for Regional and Commuter Multiple Units
Based on the current developments in regional and local rapid transit this encompassing study, scheduled to appear in November 2004 offers an analysis of the...

Fleet strategy for electric rolling stock for regional transport
In order to achieve lasting financing conditions for rolling stock and select a suitable fleet structure, a detailed knowledge of transport market development...

North Rhine-Westphalia Railway Initiative
Conception and organization of the North Rhine-Westphalia Railway Initiative between 2003 and 2005. In the second project phase starting in 2004, a founded...

European Rail Infrastructure 2004/05
Within the series of SCI Verkehr’s “MultiClient Studies”, this study presents an overview on scope, structures and trends in the European infrastructure...

Multi Client Study: The Market for Freight Wagons in Europe
On the basis of SCI s market knowledge and the SCI database the consulting firm provides system suppliers, subsuppliers, transport undertakings, trade...

RAILTEST- Examination of European testing facilities.
In cooperation with European consulting and research establishments (ARRC (UK); ERRI (the Netherlands); Holland Railconsult (the Netherlands)), all testing...

Multi Client Study: European Operator Market for Short-Distance Passenger Traffic
With this study of the operator market for short-distance passenger traffic, SCI Verkehr GmbH has published the first comprehensive analysis of a partial...

Environmental comparison - railway transport
Working for Allianz pro Schiene and in co-operation with the IFEU institute in Heidelberg, SCI Verkehr is preparing the evaluation parameters for an...

The European locomotive market
This SCI Verkehr multi-client study offers a market overview and an analysis of the European locomotive market. It describes operational and technical...

Appraisal of the integration of municipal infrastructures
A municipal transport operator had developed several models for an integrated management of all kinds of public infrastructure administered by the city,...

Synopsis on the German rail market
Background report on the German rail transport market featuring a general presentation of German rail industry structures and prospective large-scale...

Study on alternatives in workshops and maintenance facilities
Report on reasonable market alternatives for vehicle cleaning, light and heavy maintenance in Germany and adjacent regions outside the client’s business area....

Commuter Rail Berlin
Comparison of specific cost types to those of other commuter rail systems in Germany by means of defined, meaningful benchmarks. Identification of cost...

Railway company standards
The German railway network can be used by all certified railway companies. Many companies within and outside of Germany frequently take advantage of this...

Comparison of prices and performance in the maintenance of freight wagons
Comparison of prices, services and throughput times of selected providers of freight wagon maintenance in Germany....

Search for investors and purchasers
A European railway company is for sale. SCI Verkehr advised the company on possible suitable purchasers. The result was a detailed list of proposals that...

Cost/Benefit analysis of interoperability
SCI Verkehr will carry out a cost-benefit analysis for the EU to evaluate the economic effects of interoperability guidelines for conventional transport. In...

Ascertainment of short-, medium, and long-term building projects of railway traffic and infrastructure enterprises in Germany
Preparation of a sales promotional market study for ascertainment of short-, medium, and long-term building projects of railway traffic and infrastructure...

Maintenance location and portfolio assessment
Definitions of the optimal location and performance for a vehicle workshop in western North Rhine Westphalia....

The RPST market in Europe – Strutures of decision-making, trends and consequences for vehicle procurement
Multi-Client Study, describing in detail the structure of the European rail vehicle market in the field of regional traffic....

North Rhine Westphalia export campaign for the Central and Eastern European countries
The North Rhine Westphalia export campaign for the Central and Eastern European countries is supporting the NRW companies engaged in the PPP Structure in...

Workshop: Market and competition analysis for railway infrastructure maintenance
Starting points for target-oriented service marketing in the field of railway infrastructure maintenance and repair were developed in a workshop together with...

Development of the purchasing market of diesel-driven motor coaches
Within the scope of a market analysis the diesel-driven motor coach markets were examined worldwide, the current situation of diesel-driven motor coach...

„Mobility within the city“ – a project in the course of the research program City traffic 2000 (FOPS 2000)
Development of a modular kit for the optimisation of city traffic by identifying and assessing technical and organisational measures (based on the aspects of...

Plausibility check of an operator’s maintenance strategy with the focus on technical maintenance plants
Checking the plausibility of a plan to reduce capacity and close sites for heavy maintenance. Preparing recommendations for the next steps with the objective...

Comparative line analysis for re-activating the Osthavelländische Eisenbahn (East Havel-Land Railways)
Analysis of passenger load and potential for a tangential connection Berlin-Spandau-Hennigsdorf...

The future of employment with railways
Study: a comparative analysis of European and non-European railways, determination of productivity ratios for the identification of new business areas and...

Situation and Perspectives of the Railway Industry in North-Rhine-Westphalia
Analysis of trends within the railway industry in the German state of North-Rhine-Westphalia, empirical inquiry of the extensive qualitative and quantitative...

Employment Potential in Short Distance Goods Rail Traffic
Analysis of the importance of goods traffic on rail with regards to the employment situation with economically conscious options to secure employment....

Fundamental company concept for a future railway transport company
Business and structural analysis as well as business area and strategy development for an NE-Railway....

Systematic analysis and development of business areas for the strategic development of a rail engineering company
Market analysis, market entry obstacles, technical and economic prerequisites, profitability analysis and implementation concepts for different business areas...

Studies for the introduction of competition within the RPST in the area of Hamburg
Economics and perspectives of S-Bahnbetrieb (City Railway operation) in Hamburg...

Increase in profitability of an industrial and port railway
Analysis of existing and potential operations in regional passenger and cargo transport. Development and preparation of a business concept for an economically...

OSIRIS – Optimized System for an Innovative Rail Integrated Seaport connection
An analysis of the operation of intermodal transport by rail shows that the integration and improvement of existing concepts and the set up of new concepts are...

International Railway Congress / Fair „rail # tec 2001“ in Dortmund
Technical concept, organisation, acquisition of sponsors and exhibitors, forum and congress program, acquisition of speakers, excursion program. Preparation...

Relevance and Perspectives of Rail Traffic – Campaign for Innovation and Employment in the German Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt
Analysis and assessment of rail related employment, trends of development, strengths and weaknesses of rail related companies in Saxony-Anhalt, options for...

Development of activities for opening new markets for small-business enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe
Preparation of preliminary study „Development of activities for opening new markets in Central and Eastern Europe for small business enterprises from...

INTELFRET: Intelligent Freight Train - Development of new Technologies for electronic process control of the railway freight transport system
System definition and architecture of an Intelligent Freight Train, including technical feasibility and economical analysis, based on the experiences of the...

Vision for the 2005 North Rhine-Westphalia Railway Competence Center
Market study of testing needs for railway vehicles and components in Germany and neighbouring countries. Conception of an extended Railway competency center in...

Market Study: Maintenance of Rail-mounted Vehicles
Publisher: Landesinitiative Bahntechnik North Rhine-Westphalia...

Evaluation of market prospects for a vehicle repair facility
Market analysis for maintenance services to cargo vehicles. The competition of a repair facility was examined and its strengths and weaknesses were determined....

Market information for the maintenance of rail wheels in Germany
The study contains information about the number of the rail-mounted vehicles being used in Germany, including the number of axels and maintenance cycles. It...

Evaluation of the market perspectives for a cargo vehicle maintenance facility
The study takes stock of the services provided by a cargo vehicle maintenance facility. It also analyses the competition between maintenance facilities and...

Investigation concerning the application of alternative financing models for the procurement of rail vehicles
Analysis of existing models for financing rail vehicles amongst other in connection with the reorganisation of the RPST following the railway reform; economics...

Development of offer for line-related tender invitations of RPST services in the State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Analysis of tender invitation, specification of performance profile and offer support for the public tender for several routes of the rail-bound passenger...

Preparation, organisation, and attendance to a delegation journey to Bulgaria in 2001
Preparation of subject matter, management, and follow-up of the delegation journey of the Minister for Economy and Small Business, Energy and Traffic of State...

Serbian priorities, financial aid and interests of the NRW economy for the reconstruction of the infrastructure in Serbia.
Technical preparation of a delegation journey of the Prime Minister of the State of North Rhine-Westphallia, Herr Wolfgang Clement, to Serbia. For this purpose...

Analysis of the market potential for the maintenance of railway vehicles and extension of the performance profile with railway vehicles in the TI Works of an Operator
Market analysis of heavy maintenance; investigation in the field of transportation companies, rail vehicle industry, city railways and trams, connection of...

Gemischte Wirtschaftskommission Ungarn – NRW (Mixed Economic Commission Hungary – NRW)
Preparation of subject matter, organisation, implementation, and follow-up of the 4th meeting of the mixed economic commission on 06 to 08 June 2001 in...

Schienengüterverkehrstag 2001 (Railway Freight Traffic Conference 2001)
Because of the traffic problems on the road and the expected growth of traffic much hope, particularly in the field of freight traffic, is directed towards to...

Potential of a bid for services in the light rail infrastructure sector
For the purpose of identifying the market potential for services in the light rail infrastructure sector, SCI Verkehr asked railway experts and selected...

Multiple-Client Study: Light Rail Market Study 2002
Analysis of markets and competition in the Light Rail market worldwide. The investigation covered vehicle inventories and scheduled procurement until 2002,...

Modern Railways Shanghai
Contact to and acquisition of railway engineering companies for their participation in the international “Modern Railways” conference in Shanghai, September...

German vehicle market
Analysis of the structures and conditions of the German vehicle market, in particular with a view on regional vehicle and LRV segments. Development of a...

The German track construction market
Pointing out the relevant track and overpass construction in the German market. Rough estimate of market development and volume. ...

Market Volumes and Projects for Track Components in Selected Countries
SCI Verkehr provided standard forecast data on the market volumes for a selected track component in the period 2008-2015 (year-to-year and divided by transport...

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