DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung GmbH

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DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung GmbH

Company introduction

DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung GmbH is one of the largest maintenance companies for rail vehicles and their components in Europe. Founded in 1929, the Dessau plant with its 1,500 employees is one of the most efficient locations in this group and has the most modern locomotive testing center in Europe. Only here can you switch between all four European electricity systems. Traction vehicles with voltages of up to 25 kV can be tested on eight test benches. The core competence of the plant lies in the area of ​​maintenance and overhaul of electric locomotives.

Range of products and Services

Product and service offering Conversion, modernization and special work related to the electric locomotive

  • Checks and corrections as needed
  • Accident repairs
  • Revisions, modular maintenance
  • Computer-controlled wheel load determination
  • Optical 3D vehicle measurement
  • Corrosion protection and coloring
  • Multi-system tests
  • Train protection and railway radio Systems

Component manufacturing - electrical and mechanical

  • Refurbishment from pantographs to wheel sets from a single source
  • Handling of all maintenance and modernization tasks on site

Mobile maintenance on site

  • Reduction of the customer's transport routes 
  • Reduction of vehicle downtime

Job offer

Current job offers: https://karriere.deutschebahn.com/karriere-de


  • Electronics engineer for industrial engineering (m/f/d)
  • Industrial mechanic (m/f/d)
  • Mechatronics technican (m/f/d)

Work experience for

  • Pupils and students

Find out more: https://karriere.deutschebahn.com/karriere-de/jobs/schueler/

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DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung GmbH 
+49 340 230 25 00
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DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung Werk Dessau


Leif Eisenheim
- plant manager -

"With our future-oriented maintenance of electrically operated rail vehicles, we are making an important contribution to the mobility revolution and the achievement of climate goals from Dessau-Roßlau."