Components and Systems

Siemens is a single source of supply for a complete range of electrical and mechanical components and system solutions for propulsion systems, bogies, and on-board power supply for modern main line railway vehicles. Siemens has many years of experience worldwide with main line railway systems, rail vehicles and the corresponding propulsion and bogie technology. Our components are also installed in complete Siemens vehicles, and thus offer a high degree of product perfection combined with economies of scale.

Our centers of competence for propulsion technology in Germany and bogie technology in Austria can also use the manufacturing expertise of all our production locations for drive products and bogies worldwide. State-of-the-art production methods and perfectly coordinated logistics results in high quality and short delivery times.

Propulsion and on-board power supply systems

As a single source of supply for efficient, environment-friendly components and system solutions, we are designing with the future in mind and shaping the evolution of drive technology in rail transportation. Since our invention of electric traction, Siemens’ customers continue to profit from over 130 years of experience.


Our plant in Graz is the largest development and production facility for railway bogies in the world. Up to 3,000 bogies for mass transit and main line rail traffic vehicles are built here annually for service all over the world. Siemens´ modular design concepts ensure economical operation.