In-process inspection for projects in structural engineering

Article: In-process inspection for projects in structural engineering

We check compliance with DB AG regulations and the approved design. To do this, we supervise railroad bridge production either at the manufacturer's plant or directly at the construction site.

This page provides information on quality assurance for manufacturing structures and components in areas covered by Guideline 804 and its modules and in general structural steel engineering for DB AG infrastructure.

Relevant standards

Relevant standards for our activities are administrative regulations governing rail construction (VV Bau), GL 804. and modules, DBS 918 005 and DBS 918 002-2.

You can obtain these from:

DB Kommunikationstechnik GmbH

Kriegsstra├če 1

D-76131 Karlsruhe

Telefon: +49 721 938-5965


How we work and who we work for

We are your partner for:

  • Project owners and their representatives for projects in steel building construction and mechanical engineering at the business units of the DB Group
  • Project owners at external organizations

You can find an overview of our services in the download area.

Our qualified employees

  • Welding engineers and specialists
  • Corrosion control inspectors
  • Welding quality inspectors
  • Auditors for QM systems

Additional expertise for you

  • Specialist for bridge bearings
  • Welding supervisor for welding reinforcing steel
  • Concrete technology training (e-certificate)

Where we work

  • Manufacturer plants and construction sites (Germany and internationally)

How to hire us

Your enquiry is very important to us, which is why we take our time and accompany you right from the first steps. To ensure that the complex processes and requirements from all relevant sets of rules, standards and administrative regulations are taken into account in your project and that your project is monitored in a quality-assured manner, please contact us via We will then get back to you promptly and will be happy to advise you personally

The following information is required in your e-mail:

(Please adopt the subject line as it is)
Subject: Inquiry QS KIB Monitoring for project: XXX, route XXXX, km XX,XXX
Contact details of the contact person
Project start: date

If possible, please also send an overview plan as an attachment.