ABB offers a comprehensive range of products and services to the railway industry and strives to be at the forefront of technology in all aspects of its processes and products. The group has a long and consistent record of investment in research and development.
ABB's traction motors include modular traction motors and customized frameless traction motors and are used in installations ranging from light metropolitan tramways to heavy locomotives for intercity expresses.
ABB is an independent traction motor supplier that designs and manufactures its own motors, and manufactures traction motors on a subcontracting basis. Close interaction with traction converter manufacturers and train manufacturers allows ABB to design motors that meet stringent traction requirements.
A solid experience combined with extensive development resources allows ABB to design state-of-the-art units, renowned for their reliability and energy efficiency. Products and manufacturing processes have minimum environmental impact from initial concept to the end of the product life cycle.