Several hundred new railcars are being equipped with the innovative lightweight ZF gearbox: E-Rail SH 11 F-N. Thanks to its aluminum housing, it is 15 percent lighter than the products which are currently available on the North-American market. Volume production of the product tailored to fulfill the local requirements is carried out in the US.
Low weight and high reliability are the two essential qualities for the construction of electric metro trains. For the benefit of the operator and the manufacturer of metro trains we work hard on weight reductions without cutting back on operational reliability.