ABB in the railways

ABB is a world leading independent supplier of innovative and reliable technologies to vehicles manufacturers, railway operators and system integrators. With a comprehensive offering for rolling stock and infrastructure as well as FACTS, network management solutions and SCADA systems, ABB also provides lifetime service support, including maintenance and retrofit.

We help to keep the world moving with new sustainable approaches that enable customers to use energy effectively, creating a low carbon railway industry that operates with maximum efficiency and reliability.

Our offering

  • Infrastructure

    Traction substations for AC and DC, power and distribution transformers, frequency converters, high, medium and low voltage products, SCADA systems, FACTS...

  • Manufacture and Production

    Robotics for materials handling, welding and inspections

  • Rolling Stock

    Traction transformers, main and auxiliary converters, motors, surge arresters, semiconductors, turbo chargers...

  • Service

    For the railway industry, ABB also provides lifetime service support, including maintenance and retrofit

News and Stories

  • ABB technology helps to make history in the Swiss Alps

    2016-06-01: As Switzerland officially opens the world’s longest railway tunnel, the 57 km Gotthard base tunnel through the Alps, ABB has inaugurated a special pavilion at Rynächt at the tunnel’s north portal to highlight ABB's contribution to what is being described as the “project of the century”. Among those present at the ribbon-cutting ceremony were ABB Chairman Peter Voser and CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer.

  • ABB cable protection for the world’s longest and deepest railway tunnel

    2016-05-23: ABB has been at the forefront of technological progress in Switzerland and around the world for the past 125 years – from the efficient production of electrical energy, to the enhancement of industrial productivity, right through to sustainable mobility.

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