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

  • Baltimore light rail vehicles to utilize ABB traction technology and low voltage equipment in major retrofit

    2014-04-10: The MTA light rail overhaul project will improve the safety, reliability, and service of the transportation system, which carries nearly 28,000 riders a day between downtown Baltimore, Hunt Valley and BWI Airport

  • On track for rail electrification

    2014-04-08: ABB and UK Power Networks Services have joined forces in a consortium to deliver a turnkey project for the creation of 30 new traction power substations (25-0-25 kV) for Network Rail’s Great Western Electrification Programme. Worth in the order of £100 million split 50:50, the project will mean that journeys on the Great Western railway will be more reliable, greener and smoother for passengers, as well as quieter for people living near the railway.

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    ABB contact for United States of America

    Sales: Steven Ojalvo
    Service: Otmar Baumann


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