DB Systemtechnik in Minden offers a wide range of engineering services for the rail engineering industry. The division the will operate independently as a wholly owned subsidiary of DB AG from mid 2011, has its main facilities in Minden, Munich and Kirchmöser and employs around 600 staff who make their expertise in the area of railway technology available both to Deutsche Bahn AG internally and external customers. Many years of experience and unparalleled system know-how have made DB Systemtechnik Europe's leading competence center for the rail engineering industry.
DB Systemtechnik performs a wide range of vehicle and component tests in the business segment of approval management, testing and certification; these tests make an important contribution to safe, reliable and efficient rail operations. The DB Systemtechnik test center and expert organization are registered as an associated partner of the Notified Body for interoperability (Assoziierter Partner der benannten Stelle Interoperabilität) at the German Federal Railway Authority (EBA). The total of 18 testing laboratories has been accredited per DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2000. About 40 members of staff have been appointed as certified experts by the German Federal Railway Authority.