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1 August 2018 (restructured)
|Founder||Werner von Siemens|
|Revenue||€8.8 billion (Financial year 2018)|
Number of employees
Siemens Mobility, also known as Siemens Transportation Systems is a separately-managed company of Siemens, arising from a corporate restructuring effective 1 August 2018. With its global headquarters in Munich, Siemens Mobility has four core business units: Mobility Management, dedicated to rail technology and intelligent traffic systems, Railway Electrification, Rolling Stock, and Customer Services.
Innovations from the late 19th century, such as the world's first electric train, when Siemens & Halske unveiled a train in which power was supplied through the rails, and the world's first electric tram, with the implementation of 2.5-kilometer-long electric tramway located in Berlin, built at the company's own expense, cemented the use of electric power in transportation systems.
In the following years, inventions such as the first electric trolleybus, mine locomotives, and the first underground railway in continental Europe (in Budapest), set the path from trams and subways to today's high-speed trains.
Siemens, alongside ThyssenKrupp and Transrapid International, was as part of the German consortium that built the Shanghai Maglev, inaugurated in 2002 by the German chancellor, Gerhard Schröder, and the Chinese premier, Zhu Rongji. It was the world's first commercial high-speed magnetic levitation train, which holds the title of the fastest commercial service, travelling up to 430 km/h.
On September 2017, Siemens announced a proposal to merge its transportation division with Alstom, with the objective of creating "a new European champion in the rail industry". The combined rail business, was to be named Siemens Alstom and headquartered in Paris, would have had $18 billion U.S. in revenue and employed 62,300 people in more than 60 countries. Seen as a measure to counter the rise of China's CRRC with support from both the French and German governments. In February 2019, the European Commission refused permission for the merger to proceed.
During Innotrans in September 2018, Siemens Mobility unveiled the world first driverless tram in Berlin, the result of a joint research and development project with ViP Verkehrsbetriebe Potsdam, on a six-kilometre section of the tram network in Potsdam, Germany. At the same time, the Data Capture Unit (DCU) was introduced. It is the world's first EBA-certified unidirectional gateway safety assessment, that enables 100% secure connectivity of new and existing safety critical systems, up to Safety integrity level (SIL) 4, to provide data analytics and other cloud hosted digital services.
|Braunschweig||Germany||Mobility Management||Cenelec Rail Technology & IT / OT Security|||
|Sacramento, California||United States||Rolling Stock||Locomotives: Sprinter and Charger
Light rail vehicles
|Goole||United Kingdom||Rolling Stock||Deep tube for London|
|Krefeld||Germany||Rolling Stock||EMU and DMU: Velaro, Desiro and Mireo|||
|Louisville, Kentucky||United States||Mobility Management||AREMA Rail Technology|||
|Paris||France||Mobility Management||Siemens Mobility France (former Matra Transport)
|Poole||United Kingdom||Mobility Management||Rail Technology & Communication equipment|||
|Madrid||Spain||Mobility Management||Rail Technology|
|Munich||Germany||Rolling Stock||Locomotives: Vectron|
|Digital Services, Electrification AC & DC components|
|New York||United States||Mobility Management
|Vienna||Austria||Rolling Stock||Metro: Inspiro and Deep tube for London
- Data Capture Unit (DCU) - Secure connectivity
- Railigent (CS) - Data Analytics
- Rail Mall (CS) - Spare parts eCommerce
- Intermodal solutions (IMS) - Passenger Apps (planning & eTickets)
- E40 AG-V1 (E40AC) electric locomotive
- Korail Class 8200
- NSB Di6
- NSB Di8
- Siemens Sprinter electric locomotive
- Siemens Charger diesel-electric locomotive
- SNCB Class 77
- VSFT G 322
- ÖBB Class 4011
- ÖBB Class 4020
- Velaro EMU
- Venturio EMU
- Mireo EMU
- Desiro EMU/DMU
- Siemens Nexas
- British Rail Class 332
- British Rail Class 333
- British Rail Class 700
- British Rail Class 707
- British Rail Class 717
- Combino Supra tram
- Siemens SD-100 and SD-160
- Siemens S200 light rail
- Siemens SD-400 and SD-460
- Siemens SD660 light rail
- Siemens S700 and S70 light rail
- Ultra Low Floor tram
- D-class Melbourne tram
- Siemens-Duewag U2
- VAL series - acquired from Matra
- Siemens Modular Metro
- Inspiro Metro
- Tren Urbano - customized train set similar to MBTA Red Line cars
- Blue Line (MBTA) Series 0700 (#5 East Boston) - customized train set
- New Tube for London
- SMT Transrapid (Shanghai maglev train)
- Bombardier Transportation
- Alstom Transport
- Hitachi Rail
- Hyundai Rotem
- CRRC Corporation
- GE Transportation Systems
- Stadler Rail
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- Hardware enforced Cybersecurity
- Monitoring safety-critical railway networks using unidirectional gateways - Data Capture unit
- The application of Smart Data Services in interlocking systems - Data Capture Unit
- Innovative freight solutions on automated rail operations - Siemens Mobility Freight & Products