ABB bags traction transformer order from Stadler Rail
Switzerland, Zurich: ABB has received orders worth $85 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail to supply traction equipment for projects to expand public rail networks in Switzerland, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
As part of the order, ABB will supply traction converters with integrated power supplies, traction transformers, and battery chargers for 19 new double-decker trains for SBB’s S-Bahn in Zurich, as well as traction converters and traction transformers for Luxembourg’s CFL expanding double-decker KISS fleet, states the company in the press release.
ABB will also supply lightweight, tailor-made compact traction converters with integrated onboard power supplies for electric Stadler trains for NS operating in the commuter and regional transport system nationwide.
The trains will be delivered by the end of 2016.