French National Railway Corporation (SNCF) selects CS and Siveco to optimize train stations operation and maintenance with BIM integration

Partners CS and Siveco have been selected by SNCF Gares & Connexions to implement an innovative solution aimed at optimizing the operation and maintenance of all train stations in France. CS is a designer, integrator and operator of mission-critical systems. Siveco Group develops the Coswin 8i computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
SNCF Gares & Connexions is the division of French National Railway Corporation (SNCF) in charge of operating, managing and developing the 3,000+ train stations of the French rail network. In order to optimize its performance, SNCF Gares & Cnnexions has decided to implement a user-friendly solution to:

>    Create a central, geolocalized, repository of facilities and equipment

>    Facilitate access and update of related information from mobile devices

>    Enable client-supplier communication between operation and maintenance

>    Optimize maintenance activities : planning, assignment and rounds management

>    Integrate with Building Information Models (BIM) and Connected Objects (IoT)

>    Measure and document operation results

>    Interface with current and future information systems


The Coswin 8i solution, implemented and deployed by the CS and Siveco partnership, is a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and asset management (EAM) solution designed to optimize maintenance management and equipment performance.

For maintenance work execution, technicians will be equipped with mobile devices running the Coswin Nom@d app, allowing them to perform work orders whether they are online or offline.

Later, the solution will be integrated with BIM (Building Information Models) for an overall optimization of work processes, also taking into account data from Connected Objects (IoT).

Long-term partners CS and Siveco contribute complementary resources well-matched with the needs of SNCF Gares & Connexions. Integrator of mission-critical systems, CS brings specific expertise of large-scale complex environments, while Siveco provides its innovative technologies and services for maintenance management.

“We thank SNCF for their trust for this major project at the core of our development strategy in business transformation and digital continuity. CS partners with clients to support the entire life-cycle of their products and systems. CS tackles new challenges in digitalization and maintenance by leveraging BIM and Connected Objects and by developing predictive maintenance models.” according to Laurent Fiorio, Vice President at CS.

“We thank SNCF for selecting our Coswin 8i solution. 30 years of continuous investment in R&D have made Coswin 8i a leading global solution, suitable for complex large-scale maintenance needs, yet easy to deploy in the field. With our IoT and BIM integration, we help our clients prepare for the future.” adds Carlo Fichera, CEO of Siveco Group.

About SNCF

SNCF ( or French National Railway Corporation, a state-owned enterprise, is one of the world’s leading transportation companies with revenue of 32.3 billion Euros in 2016 and 260,000 employees.

About our partner CS

CS ( is a major player in the design, integration and operation of mission-critical systems. With revenue of 176 million Euros in 2016, CS employs 1,800 staff in France and abroad. CS is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange.

About Siveco China

Siveco China, founded in 2004, is the country's largest maintenance consultancy and a pioneer in the development of Maintenance 4.0 technologies, with a focus on mobile solutions "for the worker of tomorrow".  
Based on a long experience of "maintenance with Chinese characteristics", Siveco has developed a unique approach combining maintenance consulting and software tools. While the Chinese market has historically been plagued by IT suppliers without understanding of industrial reality, Siveco is run by maintenance people for maintenance people, focusing on obtaining rapid and sustainable improvement.
Siveco China has over 850 customer sites, including ABB, Alstom, Baosteel Gases, Beijing Environment, Capital Water, Carrefour China, CNEEC, CNOOC, Fushun Mining Group, Engie, Hanwha Chemical, International Paper, New World Development, Saint-Gobain, Shell, Suez, etc. The company boasts a growing export business, working alongside Asian EPC companies in Southeast Asia, the Middle-East and Africa.
Siveco China has won multiple awards, most recently prestigious Engineers' Choice Awards by Plant360 in three categories in 2015. Siveco is the only China-based maintenance consultancy to operate outside of China and the only company in Asia to have obtained the ISO9001:2008 certification for maintenance improvement services and CMMS development.
Siveco China is a subsidiary of Europe's leading supplier of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS). 
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