Overview of ABB's railway capability

ABB is a world leading independent supplier of innovative and reliable technologies to train manufacturers and railway operators. This includes rolling stock and infrastructure as well as FACTS, network management solutions and SCADA systems. ABB also provides service support, including maintenance and retrofit..
ABB is a world leading independent supplier of innovative and reliable technologies for infrastructure and rolling stock projects. ABB also provides service support, including maintenance and retrofit.

We aim to keep the world moving by developing new sustainable approaches that help our customers to use energy effectively and efficiently, to create a low-carbon railway industry, while also increasing industrial productivity.

Power to the line

    – AC & DC power systems studies and analysis
    – Public frequency AC railway electrification substations
    – HV and MV substation switchgear
    – Static frequency converter substations
    – FACTS (Flexible AC Transmission Systems)
    – Power supply for DC traction systems
    – Secondary substations for auxiliary power supply
    – SCADA and network management
    – Load balancers and filters
    – Traction transformers
    – Compact autotransformer modules
    – Power and control termination
    – Surge protection units
    – Enclosed switch fuses
    – MCBs (miniature circuit breakers)
    – Switches for signalling applications
    – Slimline switch fuses for station upgrades
    – Service

Power in the vehicle
    – Traction transformers
    – Traction converters
    – Turbochargers for diesel locomotives
    – Low-voltage components
    – Motors and generators
    – Semiconductors
    – Surge arrestors
    – Cabin equipment
    – Power and communication connections
    – Terminals and switches
    – Contactors
    – MCBs
    – Two-part connectors
    – Enclosed terminal assemblies.

Heating and ventilation
    – Cooling systems for underground metros
    – Tunnel ventilation

Robotics
    – Materials handling
    – Welding
    – Inspection

Low voltage products from Thomas & Betts:
    – Conduits and cable protection
    – Cable management
    – Safety technology
    – Earthing and lightning protection

All rail applications
    – Freight
    – High-speed
    – Suburban railways
    – Metros
    – Tramways
    – Electric vehicle charging