Propulsion and Control systems FOR METRO TRAINS
Škoda Electric is designer and manufacturer of propulsion and auxiliary systems for metro (underground) coaches operated from both AC and DC overhead lines.
The new vehicles are equipped with the most up-to date AC traction systems but for the modernization of old cars the DC choppers are also available if the clients want the keep their old DC motors.
Advanced IGBT technology is used in the drive and auxiliary systems with integrated microprocessor-based control units. They are able to communicate with the upper level control systems as well as other subsystems by any standardized communication protocol (Ethernet, MVB, CAN) and provide sophisticated diagnostic and troubleshooting facilities. The containers of the propulsion and auxiliary equipment are designed for under floor installation.
- Traction equipment - brochure (5.78 MB)