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Switchgear: Electrical safety solutions


Switchgear at a glance

  • Dedicated centre of excellence for switchgear
  • Large product catalogue
  • Customised solutions
  • Robust, safe, reliable and easily maintainable
  • Optimised for low lifecycle costs

Railway systems of all types can benefit from the reliability and technical prowess of Alstom’s extensive range of switchgear components.

Ticking every box for switchgear

The power availability is crucial in a railway system; Alstom offers an extensive range of high quality switchgear components and associated services which include AC circuit breakers,  DC circuit breakers, contactors and disconnectors solutions. Catering to all voltages and environments, our solutions can be used in all electrified rail systems and for all types of rail vehicles, from trams to locomotives and from regional to very-high-speed trains. Adopted by clients across all five continents, our eco-designed solutions offer the latest innovations to enhance energy efficiency, reduce noise and vibrations and optimise total cost of ownership throughout the lifecycle.

Contactor © Alstom
Contactor © Alstom

Suited to customer requirements

Whatever the operating environment, Alstom’s switchgear solutions can provide a suitable and reliable solution. Components have been designed to comply with the latest international standards, to withstand temperatures below -40°C and above 85°C and extreme humidity. The range covers rolling stock and fixed infrastructure applications. Products can be supplied case-mounted or as standalone components ready for integration.

Additional services

Our product offering doesn’t stop at design and manufacture: we naturally accompany our clients throughout the lifecycle of their systems. With our product maintenance and repair services and our extensive range of spare parts, customers’ energy subsystems are guaranteed optimal availability. The Alstom range also extends to support provided on customers’ premises in the form of test benches and training. We combine our in-house developments and innovation with our long-standing experience of railway systems to guarantee our clients the latest reliable state-of-the art products and support.

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