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Electric Traction Systems and Vehicles Division

The Electric Traction Systems and Vehicles Division consists of more than 50 manufacturers of railway systems and their suppliers. Its aim is to expand cooperation in order to strengthen the German electric railway industry amongst the global competition.


The Electric Traction Systems and Vehicles Division represents the interests of its approx. 50 member companies. Here, manufacturers of complete railway systems and their suppliers here develop joint electrotechnical and transport policy solution approaches.

The aim of this cooperation is to maintain the quality of the products and systems in rail transport at a high level, and to further strengthen the position of the German electric railway industry amongst the global competition.

The work of the division is currently focussed on the approval procedures in Germany and the further development of energy-efficient vehicles on modular platforms.