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ABB substations to strengthen railway infrastructure in Switzerland

ABB substations to strengthen railway infrastructure in Switzerland

21st Apr 2015 Rail 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 and Stadler collaboration continues with $40 million orders

ABB and Stadler collaboration continues with $40 million orders

19th Jan 2015 Rail News

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, received orders worth $40 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail for train projects in Europe and the United States, extending the companies’ long partnership. The orders were booked in the last quarter of 2014.

ABB launches first railway system R&D center in China

ABB launches first railway system R&D center in China

13th Jul 2014 Press Release Rail 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

23rd Apr 2014 Press Release Rail 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

12th Apr 2014 Press Release Rail 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.

ABB and consortium partner win $145 million order to upgrade UK rail network

ABB and consortium partner win $145 million order to upgrade UK rail network

24th Mar 2014 Press Release Rail News

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and its consortium partner UK Power Networks (UKPN) Services have been awarded a contract worth around $145 million by Network Rail to upgrade one of Britain’s oldest and busiest railways, providing better connections between major towns and cities across southern England and Wales.

ABB wins autotransformer order in Sweden

ABB wins autotransformer order in Sweden

10th Jan 2014 Press Release Rail News

ABB has entered a frame agreement with Balfour Beatty Rails AB and the Swedish Transport Agency, Trafikverket, to deliver autotransformers between the years of 2013 and 2017.

ABB to supply an innovative rail traction solution

ABB to supply an innovative rail traction solution

21st Aug 2013 Press Release Rail News

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has obtained a contract from Brookville Equipment to supply a complete traction solution for installation on new streetcars that will be delivered to the City of Dallas, Texas.