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ZF Friedrichshafen AG is a reliable partner for the journey into the future on rails. The company is one of the world’s technology leaders in the area of driveline and chassis technology. It offers components and systems which make railway traffic more powerful without neglecting passenger safety and comfort.

By doing so, it significantly contributes for example to the further expansion of the high speed sector where travel speeds of up to 380 km/h are already being implemented in regular operation and in which achieving much higher speeds is an objective. In the growing cities and metropolises around the globe, innovative technology by ZF helps to keep public transport flowing. It makes sure that electric metro city trains and trams also generate a low level of emissions in terms of noise and improve quality of life in the cities in a pleasantly quiet manner.

Reach the Destination Quickly and Ecologically

The things that manufacturers and operators of rail vehicles expect in the future have already been turned into practical reality in the form of ZF products.

Damping systems: ZF supplies a complete portfolio of rail vehicle dampers: These range from vertical and horizontal dampers in primary and secondary applications on to yaw dampers for a variety of applications. This portfolio is the basis for the development of innovative and efficient damping concepts in close cooperation with the customer.

Increased driving comfort and safety with reduced fuel consumption and lower emissions. Highly integrated products and superlative systems expertise are the key to this. All driveline components are provided from a single source. The weight-optimized precision components are all perfectly matched within identical modules and can be combined to suit different performance classes.


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ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Industrial Technology Division
Business Unit Special Driveline Technology
88038 Friedrichshafen

Phone +49 7541 77-3694
Fax +49 7541 77-90-3694

Email rail@zf.com