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ABB - Articles and news items

ABB Traction: From the Alps to Scandinavia

Rail industry news / 20 August 2015 /

With more than 1,000 traction systems sold in the Nordic region over the last eight years, ABB Traction considers the region to be one of its key markets…

Swiss railway infrastructure strengthened by $30 million investment

Rail industry news / 27 April 2015 /

National Swiss railway operator, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), has agreed a $30 million contract with power and automation technology group ABB, to help boost power and increase capacity in the Swiss Alps.

ABB wins $70 million order to modernize locomotives for Swiss Railways SBB

Rail industry news / 24 September 2014 /

New generation of traction converters will improve energy efficiency of the modernized locomotive fleet and follows large fleet modernization orders in Germany and Sweden…

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

Rail industry news / 17 March 2014 /

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and its consortium partner UK Power Networks Services have been awarded a contract worth around $145 million by Network Rail…

Invensys Rail joins West Coast Power Supply Upgrade Project

Rail industry news / 13 March 2013 /

Invensys Rail awarded contract by ABB in support of Network Rail’s £115m Power Supply Upgrade Project on the West Coast Main Line…

ABB wins record order to modernize railway infrastructure in Poland

Rail industry news / 29 November 2012 /

ABB won an order worth almost $39 million from PKP Energetyka S.A., to deliver rectifier units for DC traction substations…

Crossrail confirms shortlist for power supply system

Rail industry news / 8 June 2012 /

Crossrail confirmed the shortlist for the non-traction high voltage power supply contract…

ABB obtains Principal Contractor Licence from Network Rail

Rail industry news / 14 June 2011 /

ABB has achieved a major breakthrough in the UK rail sector by obtaining a Network Rail Principal Contractor Licence (Provisional)…

ABB wins $16 million traction transformers order in Switzerland

Rail industry news / 18 April 2011 /

ABB, has won orders worth $16 million from train manufacturers Bombardier and AnsaldoBreda…

ABB wins $55 million in orders from Stadler Rail

Rail industry news / 6 January 2011 /

ABB, has won orders worth about $55 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail for equipment that will help to maximize the reliability…

ABB to deliver power quality solutions for High Speed 1

Rail industry news / 17 August 2010 /

ABB has secured a major project with High Speed 1 to design, manufacture and install capacitive compensation solutions to prevent voltage drops…

ABB wins $25 million traction transformer order in France

Rail industry news / 15 April 2010 /

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $25 million from train manufacturer Alstom Transport.

 

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