2014

12. December 2014
The Symposium which took place in Dresden from December 04-05, 2014 was the perfect occasion for Traktionssysteme Austria to present one of the company´s new products to a wide expert audience – the highFly Flywheel. Around 200 representatives of public transport services, manufacturers of rail vehicles and buses including their components came together to share and exchange information on this topic.
09. December 2014
Following the passed audit (November 04 – 06, 2014) Traktionssysteme Austria has successfully completed the implementation process of the company´s environmental and energy management system through the certification to ISO 14001 and ISO 50001. This marks an important step towards the further development of the company.
04. December 2014
From January 1, 2015 Traktionssysteme Austria´s headquarter in Wiener Neudorf will be operated with electricity generated 100 % by hydropower. Not only will TSA significantly contribute to environmental protection with this step, but the company will also make a statement for a sustainable and carbon neutral energy supply.
06. October 2014
At this years´ InnoTrans, the leading International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, Traktionssysteme Austria had its most successful trade appearance in the company´s history. The newly designed booth attracted a remarkable number of trade visitors during the entire InnoTrans week. The numerous visitors from all over the world were impressed and fascinated by our showpieces and product highlights.
02. October 2014
This years´ InnoTrans in Berlin, the leading International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, was the perfect occasion for Traktionssysteme Austria to prove the company´s reputation as a leading enterprise in electrical drive technology to a wide audience.
01. October 2014
At this year´s International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) which took place in Berlin from September 02–05, 2014, Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH was represented by Mr. Harald Neudorfer, Mr. Markus Neubauer, Mr. Florian Müllner and Mr. Florian Demmelmayr.
03. September 2014
TSA will be on-spot at this year’s InnoTrans, the world’s biggest trade fair for railway transport technology between 23-27 September 2014 in Berlin. TSA’s product range consists of tailor-made drive-solutions and intelligent service offerings.
25. June 2014
Traktionssysteme Bosnia has successfully passed the surveillance audit for the IRIS certification renewal (International Railway Industry Standard). The standard achieved in 2014 was considerably increased compared to the previous year.
13. June 2014
TSA received an order to supply MTU Friedrichshafen (A Rolls-Royce and Daimler Company) with 13 traction alternators. The PowerPacks will be used to equip a combination of specialty vehicles and Utility Track Vehicles (UTVs) to be built by Harsco Rail.
12. June 2014
Traktionssysteme Austria has successfully passed the Repeat Audit for the IRIS certification renewal (International Railway Industry Standard). Our standard achieved in 2014 was considerably increased compared to the previous year.
19. May 2014
For the first time the Polish rail operator PKP Intercity has ordered 20 new high-speed electric EMU trains called DART by PESA Bydgoszcz S.A. The newly developed vehicle DART is characterized by its aerodynamic shape and modern design. Composite materials and high-strenght steel used in the construction allow a lighter vehicle structure.
29. April 2014
Following a purchase order by the Spanish vehicle manufacturer CAF, Traktionssysteme Austria will deliver 344 URBOS motors for 37 tramways. After a long tender process the Hungarian public transport services Budapesti Közlekedési Központ, BKK (Centre for Budapest Transport) has selected CAF´s URBOS low-floor vehicle. BKK has announced an upgrade option to expand to 87 vehicles, while two of which have already been reported to CAF.
15. April 2014
Traktionssysteme Austria has secured a follow-up contract with Bombardier Transportation for the delivery of 60 locomotive generators from the TRAXX DE Multi-Engine series.

The new locomotives have an innovative multi-engine concept and will pull passenger trains between Hamburg and Westerland/Sylt (Germany), commissioned by the operator LVS (Landesverkehrsgesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein).
11. April 2014
Traktionssysteme Austria´s manufacturing facility in Tuzla (BIH) is continuously being extended at a good pace. In order to guarantee that our products meet the stringent requirements, a new warehouse for the production plant was built and recently set in commission.
10. April 2014
Following a purchase order by Vossloh Kiepe Austria, Traktionssysteme Austria will provide the equipment for 11 ultra-modern low-floor TramLink tramways for Gmunden (Upper Austria).
In January 2014 the company Stern & Hafferl Verkehr submitted a purchase order for the manufacture of the new vehicles by Vossloh Kiepe.
14. March 2014
ZKM Gdańsk, the Gdańsk public transport services, are going to expand their tram fleet by adding five new vehicles to accommodate growing ridership and services. The new developed model JAZZ DUO, a 100% low floor tram by PESA Bydgoszcz SA, was selected for this project. The innovative JAZZ DUO bogie concept, which will also be used for the Tram Warsaw project, has all wheels driven individually by external and lengthwise positioned traction motors.
12. March 2014
Traktionssysteme Austria is heavily investing in its company premises in Wiener Neudorf. In order to enhance the capacity of our production plant and to replace the old stamping press which has been operating for many years, TSA has ordered a new 250 ton stamping press from Andritz Kaiser GmbH in Bretten (Germany) for the manufacturing of circular sheet metal blanks from strip material.
26. February 2014
Traktionssysteme Austria and the spanish inverter manufacturer INGETEAM Traction S.A. from Bilbao have developed a technical solution for the modernization of 12 two-unit EMU trains. The vehicles were originally equipped with direct current technology and were used for the local public transport in northern Spain by the railway operator FEVE (Ferrocarriles de Via Estrecha).
18. February 2014
The Cagliari light rail transport services (Metrotranvia di Cagliari) from the island of Sardinia placed an order with CAF Spain for the expansion of the fleet with three new complete tram sets.
11. February 2014
Finally, the time has come: Our Facebook page is online! Stay up to date with the latest press releases and announcements about traction systems. Become a Traktionssysteme Austria fan!
21. January 2014
After completing the company´s mission, namely not only to focus on daily business matters and their optimisation, but also to dedicate ourselves to the major project „Social Engagement“ in the course of 2013, it is now time to give a brief review: