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Travelling sustainably to the Swiss Alps

Delivering energy efficiency transport solutions

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ABB building on 110 years of partnership on sustainable transport with Jungfrau Railways

ABB and Jungfrau Railways Group have been enabling energy efficient transport for 110 years now. The Jungfrau Railway, with the highest station in Europe, was inaugurated in 1912. Watch this video to learn more about the tremendous undertaking of the construction project which began in 1896 and brought the first passengers to the Top of Europe 16 years later.

Towering over a spectacular part of the Swiss Alps, the mighty Jungfrau mountain, at 4,158 meters, even looks down on the peaks of the nearby Eiger and Mönch. The journey up to the peak’s saddle, the Jungfraujoch, with the Jungfrau Railway arrives at the Top of Europe, the highest European railway station at 3,453 meters above sea level. ABB’s technology has played a pivotal role in this engineering feat for more than a century, and it continues to energize the line, while ABB traction equipment on board powers the trains to bring visitors to the summit year round. On the return journey to the base, downhill braking energy is converted into electric power and fed back into the grid.

Enabling sustainable transport in the Alps

Jungfrau Railway: reaching the highest station in Europe

The Jungfrau Railway carries over one million passengers to the Top of Europe every year and has become one of Switzerland's most important tourist attractions. It's been powered by ABB technologies since it was inaugurated 110 years ago, ensuring comfortable and energy efficient transportation.

Eiger Express: travelling 6.5 kms in 15 minutes

Since 2021 Switzerland's Jungfrau Region has two cableways carrying visitors in fast, comfortable gondolas high into the mountains. ABB motors and drives ensure safety and reliability while saving energy.

Die steilste Standseilbahn der Welt auf der Strecke zur Bergstation im Winter.
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Stossbahn: the world's steepest funicular

Powered by ABB custom motor-drive packages, the world’s steepest funicular climbs 744 meters from the Schlattli base station in Switzerland, with gradients of up to 110 percent (47.7 degrees).

Rigi Railways: rejuvenating Europe’s first mountain railway

Our traction technology is enabling a new fleet of Switzerland’s Rigi Bahnen, the oldest mountain railway in Europe, to be more sustainable and energy efficient. Find out more:

ABB solutions for sustainable mobility

From road to rail, from bus to ship, ABB technology is delivering high-performance transport solutions with its suite of advanced technologies. Whether with advanced digital monitoring systems, high-efficiency motors and drives, or multiple fast-charging solutions, ABB is driving progress towards a more sustainable future of transportation. 

On the road

ABB’s industry-leading electrification technology is in use across the world to deliver end-to-end e-mobility solutions from home to highway. From electrified bus fleets in Scandinavia to smart-charging infrastructure in Singapore’s container terminals, ABB is showing the way to a future of emission-free mobility.

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On water

With electric, digital and connected solutions, ABB is redefining shipping, offering gains in efficiency, safety and sustainability to vessels as diverse as Arctic ice-breakers and battery-powered Niagara Falls tour boats.

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On rail

ABB’s engineering roots lie in the electrification of the Swiss railway network more than a century ago and to this day we remain standard-setters in sustainable transportation solutions. Our electric drivetrain and traction technology help increase energy efficiency and reduce emissions across rail networks as well as for buses and other heavy vehicles.

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On manufacturing

ABB’s pioneering expertise in robotics technology is enabling global automakers to fulfil their accelerating transition to EV product lines with maximum efficiency. Our industrial robots and modular manufacturing systems are helping to drive the performance of this highly competitive industry every day.

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