Seamless production chain – from development to homologation

Quality and reliability are long-standing traditions at Siemens. With more than 130 years of experience in the development, production, and testing of rolling stock, operators can rely on a strong, experienced partner, a partner who has created Vectron as a single-source supplier. Our seamless production chain extends from individual component production to steel construction, final assembly, and test operations.

Munich locomotive plant

The Munich plant is our lead factory for locomotives and our competence center for steel construction. It bundles our collective expertise in steel construction, assembly, and commissioning. The Munich factories have manufactured over 21,600 locomotives.



Nuremberg transformer plant

Our team at Transformatorenwerk Nürnberg can look back on more than 5,000 traction transformers built and benefits from the synergies with large industrial transformers with ratings of well over 1,000 MVA.

We have manufactured approximately 5,000 vehicle transformers in around 80 different designs so far at our Nuremberg plant.




Graz bogie plant

Vectron bogies are developed and produced at the Siemens Bogie Competence Center in Graz, Austria. Our team has highly developed, specialized expertise and many years of production experience.



Nuremberg converter and traction drive plant

More than 700 mining trucks powered by Siemens three-phase traction technology are currently in service.

Siemens has equipped over 180 excavators with railway components worldwide




Test- and Validationcenter in the heart of Europe

Our testing and validation center in Wegberg-Wildenrath has state-of-the-art facilities that ensure that your locomotive works properly – from the very first day.



Nuremberg system testing facility

We test and optimize the interaction of important, individual traction components in advance. Siemens’ own system testing facility in Nuremberg has over 4,000 square meters of testing space.