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

  • First Great Western substation energised

    2015-11-09: In 2014, ABB and UK Power Networks Services joined forces in a consortium to deliver a turnkey project for the creation of the new autotransformer feeder substations (25-0-25 kV) to deliver trackside power for Network Rail’s Great Western Route Modernisation (GWRM) programme. Worth in the order of £100 million split circa 50:50, the project is a critical element in the electrification of the Great Western railway to make travel more reliable, greener and smoother for passengers, as well as quieter for people living near the railway.

  • Energizing the pink city of Jaipur

    2015-11-05: ABB is providing a range of innovative technologies and solutions for the city of Jaipur, northern India, to help build the electrical infrastructure of a rapidly expanding urban area.

Meet ABB Railway at the forthcoming events :

ABB at Trako

ABB will be present at Trako in Gdansk from Sept. 22d to 25th. Stand 30 Hall A.

ABB at Elmia Nordic Rail

We invite you to visit ABB at Elmia Nordic Rail October 6 – 8, 2015 at the booth B06:40, Hall B.

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    Service: Otmar Baumann


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