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Increased energy efficiency, improved passenger comfort, and greater reliability – there are many good reasons for modernizing, extending, or repairing your railway vehicles and infrastructure. Another good reason is to extend their service life, because a long service life conserves resources.
Whether modifying the interior, performing a system upgrade or overhaul – with our Siemens Upgrade Services, you can rest assured that your fleet will head comfortably, energy-efficiently, and with low emissions into the future.
There can be many different reasons to modernize – reduced emissions, increased energy efficiency, greater comfort, additional functionality, optimized maintenance. What all have in common, however, is an extended lifetime. Our Upgrade Services get the best out of your rail systems and prepare rails for the long haul.
Whether for a complete modernization, a refurbishment of components, or a technology retrofit paired with vehicle extensions – Siemens Mobility Services will advise you and work with you to develop a specific modernization concept based on our Expert Features and Expert Refurbishment. Whether you want to make changes to single trains and systems or to the entire fleet and infrastructure. In addition to engineering and conversions, we would also be happy to handle the complete project management including logistics, inspection, and documentation. To ensure safety and efficiency on your platforms, you can additionally retrofit with Expert SITRAIL D – the system for video-based train dispatch and platform monitoring from the driver’s cab.
Upgrade Services from Siemens Mobility Services extend the service life of rail systems in cities around the world – as shown in these case examples.
Top-quality modernization of the 20-year-old R carriages, e.g. with latest LED technology and video monitoring in the passenger area
Expanded live passenger information in the passenger area including Internet access and information available via WLAN
Operation optimization via electronic rearview mirror, tablet PCs for train operators, and production of components using 3D printing
Replacement of the complete traction systems of 16 light-rail vehicles so that the vehicles can be used in train formations with other AC trains in the future
Conversion of the drive system from DC to AC and replacement of the driver’s console and main circuit breakers on site
Extended lifecycle for light-rail vehicles as well as lower CO2 emissions thanks to reduced energy consumption
For additional information about Upgrade Services for rail transportation, simply send an e-mail to our experts. They will be glad to assist you.