2017

08. September 2017
With recent contracts won, TSA reached another milestone in the company history:
TSA technology now helps running vehicles across one third of all railway countries of the world and enables transport companies to move people and goods safely and effectively through their networks.
07. September 2017
Linz AG Linien, the public transport operator in Linz (A), will expand its fleet by 20 double-articulated Exqui.City tram-buses. The new vehicles with the futuristic Cityrunner look will be equipped with an innovative drive technology which is unique in Austria: Linz´s new zero-emission trolley tram-buses will be entirely electrically operated and powered by two maintenance-free asynchronous motors including a battery-powered reserve drive. The battery is charged during the ride through the overhead line or by its regenerative brake. This innovative technology makes it possible to cover short-distance routes catenary free.
01. September 2017
We are proud to announce that Medha Traction Equipments Pvt. Ltd., our Joint Venture in Hyderabad, India, has manufactured more than 1500 machines since the opening of the production site in 2012. On August 10, 2017 a small get-together was organized to celebrate the production of the 1500th machine.
Congratulations on this remarkable success from all the colleagues at TSA in Wiener Neudorf!
08. August 2017
The Australian cities Canberra and Newcastle launched revitalization projects including the introduction of new tram routes for a modern city center mobility. Transport Canberra Light Rail is responsible for operating a new line of 12 km length, providing a corridor between Canberra‘s government district and the area of Gungahlin. With a new tram line which will be 3 km long, the municipal administration of Newcastle is planning to combine a new beginning and modern aesthetics with former times of tramway operation for the city. The opening of the two new traffic routes is scheduled for 2019.
23. June 2017
Traktionssysteme Bosnia has successfully completed the surveillance audit for ISO 9001 and the IRIS certification renewal (International Railway Industry Standard). In addition to a successful revision, the company also gained a higher number of points in the IRIS evaluation system compared to the previous years. This is a result of combined efforts from Traktionssysteme Austria’s and Traktionssysteme Bosnia’s hardworking people.
12. June 2017
Traktionssysteme Austria has completed the changeover to the new ISO revision of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards and successfully completed the Repeat Audit carried out by Quality Austria, including the standards IRIS and ISO 50001.
23. March 2017
Traktionssysteme Austria participated in the company competition for the State Prize for Corporate Quality 2017. Due to the achieved result, Traktionssysteme Austria was included in the list of Austria´s excellent companies and may use the logo „Exzellentes Unternehmen Österreichs 2017“ (Excellent Austrian Company) for its own purposes.
01. March 2017
In the latest video of our successful format TSA Company Newsflash, we show you optimized workflows in our manufacturing hall which helped us in achieving additional cost saving in the fields of energy, optimized resource utilization and smart maintenance of operating equipment.
27. February 2017
Traktionssysteme Austria was significantly involved in the International Conference "more drive - Efficient Machinery and Drives for Industrial and Mobility Applications (Austrian Electrotechnical Association - OVE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE)" at the House of Industry in Vienna from January 25-26, 2017.
03. February 2017
TSA was awarded by CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. in Spain, to design and deliver traction motors for CIVITY UK, a low floor train solution which was developed for commuter and regional services. The train operator ARRIVA UK will strengthen its service by purchasing 43 Civity electric trains which can reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h.
19. January 2017
Stadler Rail completed the first sale of its new broad-gauge trams on the Russian Market: Saint Petersburg ordered 23 Metelitsa (Метелица) trams. The vehicles are being produced in great measure at the Stadler Minsk factory and in Switzerland. The first six vehicles will be handed over at the end of July 2017.
19. January 2017
The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Scotland´s biggest city. It is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world after the London Underground and the Budapest Metro and was opened in December 1896. In a consortium with Ansaldo STS, Stadler Rail won a tender in 2016 for 17 new vehicles. The completely modernized system will have a fleet of 17 driverless trains.