Put your project on the fast track

Travel around the world, and chances are you’ll have the opportunity to travel with Siemens. From China to the U.S. to the European Union, 160 years of experience and proven performance is moving more people faster and more safely than ever before.

The facts about what Siemens can do

High-speed Trains in 9 Countries Infographic

A legacy of know-how and world-class engineering adds up to very impressive numbers in performance, reliability, safety and sustainability. Siemens is the one partner that brings it all together, so you can satisfy your passengers and all your stakeholders.

The world's first choice for high-speed rail


Proven in more than nine countries worldwide

Proven in more than nine countries worldwide

Proven in more than nine countries worldwide

With over 500 million miles traveled, Velaro proves its reliability day in and day out, by delivering:

  • A partner you can count on, from selection to after-sales service

  • Deep experience in design, production, and preventative maintenance

  • On-time performance that exceeds 99%


Real-world safety from the start

Real-world safety from the start

How do you ensure a safe ride? The answer is in-depth testing and validation. Before your train hits the tracks, it runs through rigorous testing processes to ensure:

  • Maximum investment in security and availability

  • Safety in extreme conditions, like 100% humidity and subzero temperatures

  • Compliance with all European and U.S. safety standards


Engineered to minimize maintenance

Engineered to minimize maintenance

Every rail solution is built on the knowledge gained over years of experience and millions of miles. Siemens is not only the partner you can count on, but also the one that offers:

  • Expertise in international certification of high-speed trains

  • Virtual reality simulations to simplify maintenance

  • Years of experience in maintenance contracts and depot operation


Today's success stories with tomorrow's high-speed rail


The trains in Spain

The trains in Spain

Madrid to Barcelona in less than two and a half hours isn’t only a reality; it’s a delight with a 25% more powerful air-conditioning system.


The ultimate German engineering

The ultimate German engineering

Reliability, low life cycle costs, and faster acceleration and deceleration are just the beginning of the story.


Crossing the boundaries of technology and geography

Crossing the boundaries of technology and geography

Not only does the Eurostar e320 set the standard for configurability on the London to Paris and Brussels route, it breaks new ground in safety.



Delivery as fast as a train

Delivery as fast as the train

Is it possible to deliver a high-speed train in 180 days? The Velaro for Turkish Railways proved that, and much more.


Comforting millions

Comforting millions

Transporting more passengers doesn’t mean sacrificing comfort. Velaro for China offers a fast comfortable ride on 200 to 400 meter long trainsets.


Extreme engineering meets extreme conditions

Extreme engineering meets extreme conditions

Three hundred ninety miles from Moscow to Saint Petersburg in only three and a half hours, whether it’s 40 degrees below zero in the shade or 104 degrees in the sun.



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