Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF)

Address: C/ José Miguel Iturrioz
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20200 Beasain (Guipúzcoa)
Spain
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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.

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.

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.

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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Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) News

LeadMind Accelerates Diagnostics during Oslo Tram Testing Phase

LeadMind Accelerates Diagnostics during Oslo Tram Testing Phase

CAF is supplying Sporveien with 87 new Urbos trams featuring its fleet operation and maintenance digital platform LeadMind.

CAF Secures Two New Service Contracts in Sweden

CAF Secures Two New Service Contracts in Sweden

SJ AB has awarded EuroMaint Rail AB, a CAF Group subsidiary, two service contracts totalling over 100m euros.

CAF Announces Contracts in Belgium, Australia and Turkey

CAF Announces Contracts in Belgium, Australia and Turkey

CAF has secured tram supply extension contracts in Belgium and Australia, in addition to a signalling installation contract in Turkey.

CAF Selected as Preferred Bidder for New Niederrhein Münsterland Rolling Stock

CAF Selected as Preferred Bidder for New Niederrhein Münsterland...

CAF has been selected as the preferred bidder for new battery-electric rolling stock for the Niederrhein-Münsterland network in Germany.

CAF Signs Two New Contracts in Germany

CAF Signs Two New Contracts in Germany

The CAF Group has secured two new contracts in Germany, further attesting to its commitment to the country.

CAF Signalling Receives ETCS Baseline 3 Certification

CAF Signalling Receives ETCS Baseline 3 Certification

CAF Signalling has received certification in accordance to the latest TSIs for its ETCS Baseline 3 Release 2 solution – AURIGA.

Toyota Motor Europe to Supply Fuel Cell Modules for FCH2RAIL Prototype

Toyota Motor Europe to Supply Fuel Cell Modules for FCH2RAIL Prot...

Toyota Motor Europe will supply the fuel cell modules for the CAF-manufactured CIVIA EMU that will be the prototype for the FCH2RAIL project.

CAF to Supply 4 EMUs to Train Operator Euskotren

CAF to Supply 4 EMUs to Train Operator Euskotren

CAF will supply four 4-car electric multiple units to Euskotren over the next two years in a contract worth almost 32 million euros.

3 Rail Line Extensions that Will Open in the US in 2021

3 Rail Line Extensions that Will Open in the US in 2021

A look at three rail line extensions that will open in the United States in 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, and the Boston area.

EC Chooses FCH2RAIL Project to Develop Hydrogen Train Prototype

EC Chooses FCH2RAIL Project to Develop Hydrogen Train Prototype

The European Commission has chosen the FCH2RAIL project to explore hydrogen fuel cells for rail vehicles, using Horizon 2020 funding.

CAF Wins Maintenance Contracts Worth €40m

CAF Wins Maintenance Contracts Worth €40m

CAF has won maintenance contracts for trams, metros and suburban trains in Spain, Italy, Brazil and Colombia worth a total of €40 million.

EUROFIMA Provides Rolling Stock Funding to Renfe

EUROFIMA Provides Rolling Stock Funding to Renfe

Eurofima is providing financing to Renfe Operatora in two transactions (200m euros and 103m euros) for new Civia EMUs.

CAF to Supply Metre-Gauge Trains to Renfe

CAF to Supply Metre-Gauge Trains to Renfe

CAF has won a contract with Renfe to supply a total of 37 metre-gauge trains in a two-part order worth 250 million euros.

Adif Awards Signalling Contracts to CAF

Adif Awards Signalling Contracts to CAF

The Spanish rail infrastructure manager ADIF has awarded two signalling contracts to CAF with a total value of 30 million euros.

CAF Wins European Rolling Stock Contracts

CAF Wins European Rolling Stock Contracts

CAF has won contracts to supply metro trains to Naples as well as Urbos trams to Stockholm and Amsterdam for a combined value of €100m.

CAF Wins Maintenance Contract Extension with Translink

CAF Wins Maintenance Contract Extension with Translink

CAF has won a maintenance contract extension for the Translink NIR Class 3000 fleet of DMUs in service in Northern Ireland.

Talgo, CAF, Stadler and Bombardier Resume Activities as Spanish Government Eases Restrictions

Talgo, CAF, Stadler and Bombardier Resume Activities as Spanish G...

An easing of restrictions imposed by the Spanish government in response to coronavirus has allowed manufacturing to resume in the country.

CAF Wins Contracts with VY and HKL in Norway and Finland

CAF Wins Contracts with VY and HKL in Norway and Finland

CAF has won contracts in Norway and with the Helsinki Metro operator. The former is a 9-year maintenance contract for the Bergen Line trains.

Industry Insider Week 47 · 7 Must-Read Rail News Stories

Industry Insider Week 47 · 7 Must-Read Rail News Stories

The Railway-News Industry Insider week 47 with all the important rail news from 18–22 November 2019, including TPE's new Nova fleet.

TransPennine Express Launches New Nova Fleet

TransPennine Express Launches New Nova Fleet

TransPennine Express has launced its new Nova fleet, unveiling the trains to the public at Liverpool Lime Street station on 22 November.

CAF Wins Signalling Contract in Uruguay

CAF Wins Signalling Contract in Uruguay

CAF Signalling has won a contract for the Ferrocarril Central project, Uruguay, expanding the CAF Group subsidiary's international operations.

UK: CAF to Supply Catenary-Free Trams to Birmingham

UK: CAF to Supply Catenary-Free Trams to Birmingham

CAF has won a contract to supply 21 Urbos 3 trams for Birmingham. Just like the city's existing Urbos fleet, they can run without catenaries.

SNCF Chooses CAF for New Intercity Trains

SNCF Chooses CAF for New Intercity Trains

SNCF Mobilités has chosen CAF as preferred bidder to deliver 28 trains to enter service in 2023. The order is worth ca. 700 million euros.

Trains for Blackpool | Northern Continues Fleet Roll-Out

Trains for Blackpool | Northern Continues Fleet Roll-Out

Northern continues its fleet roll-out with the introduction of new trains for Blackpool starting 9 September, running services to Liverpool.

Industry Insider Week 34 / 35 – 16 Must-Read Rail News Stories

Industry Insider Week 34 / 35 – 16 Must-Read Rail News Stories

The Railway-News Industry Insider week 34/35: all the latest rail news, including rolling stock, franchise contracts and sensor technology.

CAF Wins LeadMind Solution Contract in Saudi Arabia

CAF Wins LeadMind Solution Contract in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: CAF has signed a contract with SAR to supply its digital train platform LeadMind for all 6 trains on the Riyadh-Qurayyat line.

Industry Insider Week 33 – 9 Must-Read Rail News Stories

Industry Insider Week 33 – 9 Must-Read Rail News Stories

The Railway-News Industry Insider week 33: all the latest rail news, including rolling stock and signalling contracts and station technology.

Northern Adds 15 New CAF Civity Trains to Its Fleet

Northern Adds 15 New CAF Civity Trains to Its Fleet

Northern has introduced an additional 15 CAF Civity diesel trains on its network as part of its programme to replace its Pacer train fleet.

Industry Insider Week 32 – 10 Must-Read Rail News Stories

Industry Insider Week 32 – 10 Must-Read Rail News Stories

The Railway-News Industry Insider week 32: all the latest rail news, including rolling stock and signalling contracts and station technology.

CAF Group Consortium Wins Jerusalem Tram Contract

CAF Group Consortium Wins Jerusalem Tram Contract

CAF beat bidders from Israel, China, Portugal and Poland to win a large light rail project in Jerusalem for a new tram line and rolling stock.

CAF Wins 120 Million Euro European Signalling Contracts

CAF Wins 120 Million Euro European Signalling Contracts

CAF has won signalling contracts worth more than 120 million euros (134.48 million USD) for Spain, Slovenia and Bulgaria. High-speed train in Spain © Kabe...

Italy: CAF to Supply Metro Trains to Naples

Italy: CAF to Supply Metro Trains to Naples

CAF will supply an additional seven metro trains for the Italian city of Naples. This is an option from a 2016 framework contract.

Industry Insider Week 26 – 12 Must-Read Rail Stories

Industry Insider Week 26 – 12 Must-Read Rail Stories

The Railway-News Industry Insider week 26: A look at UNIFE's most recent Vision Paper, Bombardier NINA trains undergo modernisation and more

New CAF Trains for Northern to Enter Service on 1 July

New CAF Trains for Northern to Enter Service on 1 July

First nine trains for Northern will enter service on 1 July. These are from a total order of 101 trains with CAF, a mix of EMUs and DMUs.

Industry Insider Week 25 – 9 Must-Read Rail Stories

Industry Insider Week 25 – 9 Must-Read Rail Stories

The Railway-News Industry Insider week 25: Bombardier announces new car assembly site in California, HS2 gives a talk at Rail Live and more.

London: CAF to Supply 43 Metro Trains for DLR

London: CAF to Supply 43 Metro Trains for DLR

CAF has been awarded a contract by TfL for 43 new driverless metro trains to operate on the DLR. The first trains will enter service in 2023.

Industry Insider Week 22 – 10 Must-Read Rail Stories

Industry Insider Week 22 – 10 Must-Read Rail Stories

The Railway-News Industry Insider week 22: Alstom delivers the first MP16 metro train and begins production of locomotives in Kazakhstan.

CAF Acquires EuroMaint to Expand Train Maintenance Sector

CAF Acquires EuroMaint to Expand Train Maintenance Sector

CAF acquries EuroMaint with the transaction expected to close July 19 at a value of around 80 million euros.

Industry Insider Week 14 – 8 Must-Read Rail News Stories

Industry Insider Week 14 – 8 Must-Read Rail News Stories

Global railway news summary: our Industry Insider week 14, with rail news from Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

CAF Wins Maintenance Contracts in Spain and Saudi Arabia

CAF Wins Maintenance Contracts in Spain and Saudi Arabia

CAF wins maintenance contracts in Spain and Saudi Arabia. Renfe and Bilbao Metro as well as SRO and SAR have selected CAF to maintain their rolling stock.

MI 2N Refurbishment Contract for RER Line A Goes to CAF

MI 2N Refurbishment Contract for RER Line A Goes to CAF

CAF has won the contract to refurbish 43 RER MI 2N trains from RATP and Île-de-France Mobilités. This MI 2N refurbishment contract is worth 121.3 million euro...

CAF Signs Contract with NS for Additional CIVITY Trains

CAF Signs Contract with NS for Additional CIVITY Trains

CAF and Dutch operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) have signed a contract for the supply of 88 further CIVITY trains. The 302 cars will be allocated to 50 3-car...

UK: CAF Invited to Participate in Procurement Programme for HS2 Trains

UK: CAF Invited to Participate in Procurement Programme for HS2 T...

HS2 Ltd has invited CAF to join the list of companies which it has invited to participate in their procurement programme for state-of-the-art high speed trains....

UK: CAF Preferred Bidder to Supply Trains for KeolisAmey Wales and Borders Franchise

UK: CAF Preferred Bidder to Supply Trains for KeolisAmey Wales an...

KeolisAmey Wales has announced that CAF is its preferred bidder to supply 70 diesel multiple units (DMU’s) for the Wales and Borders franchise in the UK by 20...

CAF Supplies Catenary-Free Urbos 3 Trams for New Line in Luxembourg City

CAF Supplies Catenary-Free Urbos 3 Trams for New Line in Luxembou...

Luxtram has commissioned CAF to supply 12 Urbos 3 trams for the second phase of a new tram line in Luxembourg City, worth €40 million. The units are supplied ...

CAF to Supply More Trains for Barcelona Metro

CAF to Supply More Trains for Barcelona Metro

The standing committee for contracts of the Board of Directors of Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona (TMB) has designated CAF for the supply of 10 trains f...

CAF México Win Mexico City Metro Contract

CAF México Win Mexico City Metro Contract

CAF México win contract for ten pneumatic tyred-trains for Line 1 in the Mexico City Metro. The contract is worth around €164 million.

TransPennine Express Orders 126 New Carriages

TransPennine Express Orders 126 New Carriages

TransPennine Express order 126 new carriages from CAF, supplementing a previous order from Hitachi Rail for bi-mode trains.

High-Speed Trains Suppliers Shortlisted by RENFE

High-Speed Trains Suppliers Shortlisted by RENFE

Spanish infrastructure operator RENFE have announced a shortlist of four high-speed train suppliers to deliver up to 30 high-speed trains.

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CAF ERTMS Systems

ERTMS Systems © CAF

CAF Gear-Units

Gear-Units © CAF

CAF Integrated Control Centres

Integrated Control Centres © CAF

CAF Wheels

Wheels © CAF

CAF Electronic Interlockings

Electronic Interlockings © CAF

CAF Axles

Axles © CAF

CAF Rolling Stock

Rolling Stock © CAF

CAF Signalling

Signalling © CAF

CAF ROLLING STOCK EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS

CAF Rolling Stock Equipment and Components

CAF High Speed Train

CAF – Oaris High Speed Train

CAF Metro

CAF – Seville Light Metro

CAF Light Rail Vehicle

CAF – Zaragoza Light Subway Train

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