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Over 100 years of rail industry experience.

Formerly “FWN Fahrzeugwerk Niedersachswerfen GmbH”

Since 1907, specializing in working with rail vehicles, the range of services has now multiplied.

INVEHO FWN’s expertise

INVEHO FWN GmbH is represented at two locations in Thuringia. The Woffleben plant, with a company premises of 12.8 ha, offers a large portfolio of services around goods and tank wagons as well as wheelsets. The site now has one of the largest wheelset warehouses in Europe and boasts years of experience and state-of-the-art production of new built wheelsets.

The offer is complemented by the location in Nordhausen, located 20km away, directly next to the main railway station. A large roundhouse with 20 workshop spaces enables quick maintenance of rail vehicles in close proximity to the track.


Scope of Services

  • Maintenance, reconstruction and modernisation of freight cars
  • Cleaning of tank wagons (hazardous material class 3: diesel, fuel oil, petrol)
  • Relief or pressurised gas wagon
  • Blast de-rusting and repainting of freight wagons
  • Maintenance, storage and management of wheelsets (IL-IS3)
  • New construction of wheelsets
  • Quick repair of freight wagons
  • Mobile Maintenance


  • 12,8ha of land
  • 21 000 m² of workshops
  •  260 employees
  • Turnover: € 17 million


  • VPI (Waggons and Wheelsets)
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • ECM gem. VO (EU) 2019/779

Welding accreditation

  • DIN 27201-7 ZfP-Inspektionsbescheinigung (NDT)
  • EN 15085-2 (inkl. CL1 nach DIN 27201-6)
  • EN ISO 3834-2
  • of ADR/RID 2019

Station / Bahnhof: Nordhausen, 80-164533