Adtranz test track

A £2m multi-function test track for dynamic testing of electrically-powered trains, trams and underground trains at speeds up to 60kph has been installed at the Derby plant of rolling stock manufacturer Adtranz (ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation). The mechanical and electrical installation for the 1,200m long test track and associated control room was carried out by ABB […]

A £2m multi-function test track for dynamic testing of electrically-powered trains, trams and underground trains at speeds up to 60kph has been installed at the Derby plant of rolling stock manufacturer Adtranz (ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation). The mechanical and electrical installation for the 1,200m long test track and associated control room was carried out by ABB Steward.