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Power service provider for the railway of the future

As the power service provider for the railway of the future, we offer all railway transport companies and infrastructure managers as well as their customers in Europe a range of services – bursting with energy.

Catenary masts

Everything from one source

  • Electricity from hydropower
  • Environmentally friendly traction current
  • Customised products and quotations
  • Electricity metres can be used internationally
  • Electricity for workshops, offices, shops
  • Low-cost energy procurement due to large purchase volume
  • Competent contact persons and Austria-wide services

Facts and figures

  • 10 hydroelectric power plants
  • 7 frequency converters 
  • 2,064 km route length of 110 kV/132 kV traction current line
  • 69 km route length of 55 kV traction current line
  • 62 substations
  • 678 GWh self-generated traction current (2018)
  • 1,847 GWh traction current from catenary (2018)
  • 100% of our traction current is provided from renewable energy sources
Locomotive with current collector

Your power supply specialist

As a supplier of traction current, we offer competent and individual advice on all aspects of mobile power supply. Consumption is measured by means of an approved electricity metre installed on the locomotive. The consumption data are transmitted to our central control centre via radio. Services such as metre reading transmission and evaluation complete our range of services. Location recording via GPS is also possible for locomotives. We also provide power for heating and air-conditioning trains and for point heating systems and supply power for railway stations and operating facilities. In addition, we offer rail transport companies transmission of electricity from third-party networks on our power lines.

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Reliable infrastructure

We operate a complex infrastructure to ensure the reliable and fail-safe supply of traction current day and night - seven days a week. One central and four regional monitoring stations monitor and control the 2,000 kilometre-long distribution network and 8,000 kilometres of catenary. One third of the traction current needed in Austria is generated by our eight hydropower plants.