ABB is a leading global engineering company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels.

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ABB is a leader in traction technologies that drive innovation in rail and e-mobility. With a comprehensive range of high performance propulsion, auxiliary and energy storage solutions, the solutions help improve energy efficiency and contribute to making transportation more sustainable. ABB also provides life-cycle service support, including maintenance and retrofits for its large global installed base.

When it comes to the rail, the sector is being rediscovered as a sustainable and energy-efficient form of transport. We understand the importance and implications of running these railway networks. We provide complete solutions that protect the infrastructure, and meet the expectations of users and transport stakeholders for all key applications. These include infrastructure, passenger stations, control and signalling units, tunnels and rolling stock.

ABB offers a comprehensive range of high-performance products for use in the demanding “onboard” railway and commercial vehicles business. Our products and solutions include best-in-class traction technology for new vehicle design and retrofit.

Individual components:

  • Traction converters
  • Energy storage systems
  • Auxiliary converters (onboard power supplies)
  • Battery chargers

Highly integrated traction chain systems:

  • Complete traction chain including traction converters, traction motors, traction alternator, energy storage systems and other components.

Every train needs a unique motor or generator for its purpose. ABB holds a complete and flexible traction motor and generator portfolio that allows us to build the perfect solution for train operators – regardless of train type, power range or geographical location.

For decades, ABB has supplied fixed railway installations with a range of technologies to deliver power to the line and to the supporting infrastructure. Our offerings assist assets owners, engineering firms, consultants, general contractors and EPCs in designing, building and operating reliable, cost efficient, environmentally friendly and sustainable systems and solutions for AC railway and DC traction power supply applications.

Furthermore, working worldwide with leading vehicle manufacturers and transport operators, ABB offers a broad range of low- and medium-voltage solutions, for rolling stock to suit each of your applications and increase the efficiency of your equipment.