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Rail Engineering; Rail Data
Rail Test Track; Old Dalby; Rail Technical Services

Operational Support

Serco designs and delivers operational support to improve the availability of people and equipment worldwide


We offer a full component failure investigation service using a variety of techniques including the following:

  • Visual examination to identify wear patterns, damage, corrosion, etc
  • Fracture examination to establish failure mode (rapid, progressive) and origin
  • Sectioning through origin of failure to investigate any defects
  • Metallurgical analysis to investigate microstructural features, heat treatment, etc
  • Hardness testing
  • Material Composition Analysis

We also offer the following additional services:

  • Tailored support services for ongoing customer issues, such as rail defects, which are handled on a call-off basis
  • Materials testing to establish type and properties for components which are obsolete, or where original documentation is inadequate
  • Provision of materials selection advice and consultancy to manufacturers and suppliers

Information Brochure

To find out more about our services and how we might be able to help you, please contact enquiries.srts@serco.com
01332 262672.

Last Updated: 17 May 2016