Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF)

Rolling Stock, Components, Infrastructure, Signalling & Services

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), a Spanish public company, is a multinational group with over 100 years of experience in the supply of comprehensive transit solutions positioned at the forefront of technology for high value added sustainable mobility.

CAF is a leader of the railway industry offering one of the most comprehensive and flexible arrays of products in railway related markets, such as; rolling stock, components, infrastructure, signalling and services (maintenance, refurbishing and financial services).

High Speed Trains, Regional & Commuter Trains, Metros, Trams & Locomotives

CAF offers an extensive range of products covering all types of rolling stock:

High Speed Trains: CAF has extensive experience in this area. CAF’s decisive commitment to R+D has led to the development of a wide range of state-of-the-art high speed trains, fitted with cutting-edge technology with regard to design, safety and comfort.

Regional and Commuter Trains (Diesel and Electric): CAF is committed to development within the rail sector, offering an extensive range of high performance regional and commuter trains that are able to offer some highly competitive traveling times for short, medium and long distance services. All of our trains are designed with passenger comfort in mind and feature the very latest safety technology.

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Metros: CAF boasts the Inneo solution: a wide range of metro solutions designed to meet the specific needs of each and every customer. Inneo metros are equipped with cutting edge safety, performance and comfort technology. Inneo designs pursue maximum energy efficiency by passenger capacity optimisation in each unit.

Trams: With their avant-garde design and flexibility the CAF trams give each city its own identity. The family of Urbos trams meets the most exacting requirements with regard to eco-design and accessibility, blending into the urban environment whilst maintaining a high performance level.

Locomotives (Diesel and Electric): CAF has a long-standing tradition in the design and manufacture of both diesel and electric locomotives. Our locomotives can be fitted with a special bogie system which can run on different track gauges, indistinctly.

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Rolling Stock Wheelset Equipment & Components

CAF enjoys a long-standing experience of more than 80 years in the design, manufacture and sale of wheel sets, wheels, axles gear units and couplers for the rail market. This extensive range of rolling stock wheelset equipment & components is designed not only for the rolling stock made by CAF, but also for many other rail authorities, other rolling stock manufacturers and the remaining manufacturing companies in the sector.

Our rolling stock solutions are certified to the principal Quality Assurance schemes, such as IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard), ISO 9001, AAR (Association of American Railroads) or RISAS (Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme).

Railway Signalling Systems

CAF Signalling designs, manufactures, supplies and maintains railway signalling systems, providing integral solutions both for wayside and onboard applications.

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CAF Signalling has its own technology, a top expertise in engineering and the ability to manage complete projects, including testing, commissioning, and maintenance. Its range of products and services includes complete solutions for all types of rail systems.

CAF’s railway signalling systems range includes the following products:

  • ERTMS Systems
  • Electronic Interlockings
  • Integrated Control Centres

Traction and Communication Systems

CAF Power & Automation develops sustainable and highly reliable traction and communication systems that respond to the needs of a sector geared towards intelligent mobility. CAF Power & Automation’s range of solutions includes the following products:

  • Electric Traction Systems for Rail – Traction equipment for direct and alternating current.
  • Energy Storage Systems GREENTECH – Solutions based on energy storage and efficient driving guidelines.
  • Railway Control and Communications Systems – Intelligent transport systems (ITS) based on CIT technology.
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Contact Details:

C/ José Miguel Iturrioz, 26, 20200 Beasain (Guipúzcoa), Spain

TEL: +34 943 88 01 00

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ERTMS Systems © CAF
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Integrated Control Centres © CAF
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Electronic Interlockings © CAF
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