High re-failure rate with existing supplier.
- Current supplier to our customer unable to meet delivery needs – Trains stopped
- High re-failure rate with current supplier
Challenges for SET
- Safety critical equipment with no test documentation
- Ancient technology with little expertise remaining in Rail Sector
- Rapid solution required
- Equipment reverse engineered to produce technical documentation and test procedure
- Motor-alternator set built to provide required test environment and ensure that safety critical aspects could be fully verified.
- Weaknesses identified and overhaul programme devised
- Reliability ‘very significantly improved’
- SET has become the customer’s consultants on all issues regarding 158 charging