Electrification

 

Infrastructure – Railway electrification supplies electric power to trains. The main systems use overhead lines and third rail. Overhead lines are usually used for mainline operations and third rail by metro systems. There are also ground-level power supply systems for trams. Unlike conventional third-rail systems these are only live when in contact with the tram’s pickup shoe. This page contains all the latest railway electrification news and suppliers from around the world.

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What Is EN50155 for Railway Applications?

What Is EN50155 for Railway Applications?

Premium summarises some of the most important requirements and standards that apply to power supply devices in railway applications.

KONČAR Group Brings Low-Floor Electric Tram to InnoTrans

KONČAR Group Brings Low-Floor Electric Tram to InnoTrans

KONČAR Group brings the latest high-tech rail solutions to InnoTrans, including the flagship TMK 2300 LT low-floor electric tram.

Emeg Welcomes Dounie Florendo as Senior Electrical Engineer

Emeg Welcomes Dounie Florendo as Senior Electrical Engineer

Dounie brings a wealth of experience and will play a key role in the delivery of various large-scale rail engineering projects.

Control Loop Stability Measurement in PSU

Control Loop Stability Measurement in PSU

Premium's RDI team discuss good practices and tips for control loop adjustments and measuring in power conversion systems.

Xtra High Power Density – The New 1000 Watt DC/DC Converter

Xtra High Power Density – The New 1000 Watt DC/DC Converter

The new intreXis flagship 1000 watt DC/DC converter will be introduced in time for InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin!

Skeleton’s Supercapacitors to Power CAF’s New Metro Units

Skeleton’s Supercapacitors to Power CAF’s New Metro Units

Skeleton Technologies will supply supercapacitors for the metro units that Spanish manufacturer CAF is providing to the city of Granada.

Xtra Slim and Light – 50-Watt Din Rail DC/DC Converter

Xtra Slim and Light – 50-Watt Din Rail DC/DC Converter

The new DIN rail DC/DC converter from intreXis impresses with its extremely slim design, making it perfect for packed control cabinets.

New intreXis USB-C Charger to Be Unveiled at InnoTrans 2022

New intreXis USB-C Charger to Be Unveiled at InnoTrans 2022

With the latest USB-C charging devices, intreXis is setting new benchmarks for quick and powerful charging of mobile devices in rail vehicles.

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