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Tramcars and light rail vehicles

Kiepe Electric is regarded as an innovative and reliable partner for the electrical equipment of urban rail vehicles. More than 2,000 vehicles equipped with state-of-the-art IGBT traction equipment and control systems are the evidence.

Kiepe Electric’s modular electrical equipment concept includes concept specification, design, supply and assembly of the


  • traction equipment, inclusive of current collector, traction inverter, traction motors, transmissions and brake resistors in AC and DC technology;
  • on-board power supply equipment, inclusive of inverters and battery chargers;
  • heating, ventilation and air conditioning devices;
  • vehicle and train control systems;
  • switching, operating and display devices in the driver’s cab;
  • automatic train protection system;
  • communication systems for the drivers and the passengers.