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Located in the German State of Thuringia.

Formerly “Waggonbau Altenburg GmbH”

Freight wagons were repaired in Altenburg back in 1946, in the meantime the Altenburg wagon building was also active in the construction of new freight wagons, and since 1989, the focus has been on maintenance of freight wagons and wheelsets.

INVEHO WBA’s expertise

INVEHO WBA GmbH offers its services at two locations in Altenburg. In Knau, the focus is mainly on the decompression of pressurised gas wagons and the repair of tank wagons, while in the main plant in Altenburg, freight wagons of all types are repaired and wheelsets are overhauled (up to IS2). A mobile service for on-the-move repairs rounds off the service.


A special feature at this location is the production of special measurement equipment for the needs of freight wagon maintenance.


Scope of Services

  • Maintenance, reconstruction and modernisation of freight cars
  • Relief or pressurised gas wagon
  • Blast de-rusting and repainting of freight wagons
  • Maintenance, storage and management of wheelsets (IL-IS2)
  • Quick repair of freight cars
  • Mobile Maintenance
  • Production of measuring equipment


  • 8,3ha of land
  • 10 200 m² of workshops
  • 100 employees
  • Turnover: € 6 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


Rasephaser Straße 8-10
04600 Altenburg
+49 3447 / 8513-0

Station / Bahnhof: Altenburg, 80-148445