High-speed and intercity trains

Heroes of high speed

Mobility is in a constant state of flux. Long-term trends are juxtaposed against short-term challenges – and mobility providers must be prepared for both. What they need: outstanding technology that makes the difference. We focus on leading in technology. And our high-speed trains prove that every day. By delivering energy savings via innovations never thought possible. With their impressively modern and maintenance-friendly concepts. As true everyday heroes, they give their all for our customers and their passengers – and in doing so, improve the everyday lives of operators and passengers alike. 

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Our heroes at a glance

A technological visionary, the Rethinker leads high-speed transport into a sustainable future.

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Strengthens German rail transport – quickly and reliably

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Creates extraordinary connections even 40 meters below the seabed.

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ICE 4 – The Amazing Transformer

Adapts perfectly to different passenger volumes and route requirements.

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Image of the Velaro E from Siemens Mobility in diagonal view driving through a Spanish landscape.

Wins every race against time through maximum availability.

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Image of the Velaro TR from Siemens Mobility in diagonal view and slight motion blur driving through a Turkish landscape.

Meets passengers’ every wish and creates a modern travel experience at the highest level.

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The high-speed trains

Our heroes in detail

Each of our high-speed heroes has a special talent that they bring to respective customers and applications. Get to know our high-speed trains here.

The innovator

The 21st century is bringing on rapid change – and new approaches to advance mobility are needed. This is a job for our Velaro Novo. With the help of numerous innovations, it ushers in a new era of high-speed transport. Fast, smart and full of ideas: it offers the right solution for any situation, no matter how challenging it is. Its mission: to help operators worldwide master the future of high-speed transport. 

The sustainable one

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time – and a modal shift from road to rail is one way to fight it. But how can this be achieved quickly? The Velaro MS is built precisely for this challenge. Breathtakingly fast as well as heroically efficient and environmentally compatible: it is a key pillar of sustainable high-speed transport. Its mission: to hasten this modal shift and strengthen rail transport within Germany.

The passengers’ favorite

The demands placed on modern high-speed transport are constantly growing. Passengers want more comfort and more entertainment. This is a task for Velaro Turkey. It transforms every journey into an extraordinary experience thanks to modern communication systems and numerous customer-specific solutions. One such solution is the spacious onboard bistro area designed according to Turkish standards. Its mission: to provide passengers with a modern, individualized travel experience at the highest level.

The adaptable one

What to do when different routes also involve different passenger volumes and requirements: Develop a separate train for each route? Or is there one that adapts perfectly to different demands? There is: the ICE 4. Whether it's a 7-, 12- or 14-car train - as The Amazing Transformer, he faces the different challenges. And this shape-shifter never loses sight of its real mission: to get passengers to their destination in comfort.

The connecting one

Conquering the sea with a train – some things seem impossible. But they only seem impossible until someone arrives who masters them. There is someone who creates extraordinary connections even 40 meters below the seabed: the Eurostar e320. As our Connexion Challenger, he not only connects Great Britain with mainland Europe, but also comfort with modernity and passengers with travel experiences in a class of their own.

The punctual one

In a world that is becoming increasingly agile and interconnected, time is an important resource. And a decisive competitive factor for train operators. Fortunately, there is one that is consistently taking up the fight against time-wasters: Velaro E, aka The Spanish Speedster. With its availability of nearly 100%, it is not even impressed by the Spanish heat. It also saves 29,000 tons of CO2 per year and is a convenient alternative to air travel between Barcelona and Madrid for travelers.  

The mission

Total commitment to reliable high-speed transportation

As a technology leader, we support mobility providers with solutions for meeting the challenges of today and tomorrow. Led by the innovative Velaro Novo, our team of high-speed trains is ready to provide you with more sustainable, passenger friendly and economical high-speed transport. In doing so, they not only deliver sheer power and speed but also offer smart, forward-looking innovations.

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Impressively extraordinary high-speed trains

Combining innovation, eco-friendliness, ease of maintenance and modularity: our high-speed and intercity transport platforms are there for you with their special talents.

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