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ABB substations to strengthen railway infrastructure in Switzerland

ABB substations to strengthen railway infrastructure in Switzerland

21 April 2015 Rail & Coach News

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $30 million from the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), the national Swiss rail operator, and from the private Matterhorn Gotthard Railway to help boost power and increase capacity on one of the world’s most comprehensive and reliable rail networks. The order was booked in the first quarter of 2015.

ABB launches first railway system R&D center in China

ABB launches first railway system R&D center in China

13 July 2014 Press Release Rail & Coach News

ABB, the global leader in power and automation technologies, announced that it has recently inaugurated an R&D center for railway systems in Guangzhou. Setting up its first R&D center focusing on the Chinese rail transport market will bring ABB closer to the local market and allow ABB to more quickly respond to customers’ needs for innovative railway traction systems.

Baltimore light rail vehicles to utilise ABB traction technology

Baltimore light rail vehicles to utilise ABB traction technology

23 April 2014 Press Release Rail & Coach News

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has obtained a contract from Alstom Transport to supply new “state of the art” traction converters associated with the modernised train control management system (TCMS) and new electrical control panels for the overhaul of Baltimore’s entire fleet of fifty-three (53) light rail vehicles; they are operated by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA).

ABB on track for rail electrification

ABB on track for rail electrification

12 April 2014 Press Release Rail & Coach News

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.