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BORDLINE® Compact Converters for Electric Multiple Units

ABB provides traction converters for various voltage configurations as well as complete traction system to power regional, suburban and intercity trains that carry large numbers of passengers under demanding conditions. Vehicle manufacturers and railway operators can rely on ABB traction technology to provide higher reliability and higher energy efficiency, as well as ensuring a punctual and more comfortable ride for the passengers.

The BORDLINE Compact Converters are robust units equipped with state-of-the art IGBT based Power Electronic Building Blocks (PEBBs), especially designed for use in railway vehicles. The flexible modular concept allows early adaption to customer requirements. The converters are compact and light and designed for under floor, roof or machine room mounting and fit various vehicle designs.

More than 1500 regional trains are equipped with powerful and reliable ABB traction systems.

Key features
  • Robust and rugged design
  • Low-voltage IGBT technology
  • Powerful control platform AC 800 PEC well proven in the field
  • BORDLINE View diagnostic tool to visualize signals, parameters and status of the traction system
  • Service-friendly modular design

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