Powerful, reliable and environmentally friendly transportation systems are essential for a functioning society and economy, and rail traffic is an important part of this picture. Simply getting quickly and efficiently from A to B is already taken for granted. Passengers expect more, and cities, operators and industry must respond to meet these demands. As a single source supplier and system integrator, Siemens bundles the necessary expertise to meet these passenger requirements with innovations, and to allow transportation system providers to optimally deploy infrastructure and vehicles. The comprehensive portfolio from Siemens includes vehicles, infrastructure and automation solutions for everything from trams, light rail and metro services to commuter and regional trains as well as long distance trains on high-speed lines.