Report explores Berlin S-Bahn failings

Müller, Christoph
April 2010
Railway Gazette International;Apr2010, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p25
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the report resulting from the comprehensive investigation conducted by international auditing group KPMG and Berlin law firm Gleiss Lutz of the Berlin S-Bahn since the collapse of services in Berlin, Germany in July 2009. The report found technical and design failings in the Class 481/482 electric multiple units (EMU) which form the bulk of the S-Bahn fleet, notably in components such as the wheel discs, drive shafts and brake assemblies.


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