Made in America
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Made in America
You don’t have to travel to Europe or Asia to experience the superior engineering and world-class performance of Siemens trains. Since 1980, we’ve been building trains right here in Sacramento, CA. Helping to build the economy and creating new jobs across the U.S.
Is this really made in America?
Discover what "Built in Sacramento" means
For over 35 years, Siemens has made a commitment to designing, engineering, and manufacturing superior rolling stock and rail solutions in the U.S. Now you can hear what just a few of the over 800 professionals who work in Sacramento have to say about carrying on the tradition of making trains in America for Americans.Text
35 years of making it in America
Room to grow
From a modest start of 50 employees, Siemens rail manufacturing plant in Sacramento,CA, now employs more than 800 people in a recently expanded 580,000 sq. ft. facility. In Portland, OR, employees are building electrification equipment. And our rail signaling and control equipment is manufactured in New York City, Pittsburgh, PA, and Louisville and Marion, KY. With the advent of high-speed rail in California, our facilities across the U.S. are expected to grow.
The strongest commitment to sustainability under the sun
The Siemens campus and manufacturing facility in Sacramento was not only designed to be environmentally conscious, it also derives up to 80% of its energy from solar arrays. In addition, our other U.S. manufacturing locations cut equipment transport times and energy consumption.
Siemens is supporting facilities across the U.S.
Beyond the work being performed at the rolling stock manufacturing hub in Sacramento, Siemens operates a number of facilities producing high-tech components for the rail industry.
In Norwood, OH, motors have been produced for over 100 years
Gearboxes are made in Elgin, IL
In Alpharetta, GA, rolling stock traction equipment is built for both slow and fast lines
1,500 rail vehicles and counting
Altogether, 1,500 light rail, streetcars and locomotives have been built in Sacramento. Right now they are moving passengers in Boston, San Diego, Minneapolis, Houston and many other places.
Today's success stories with tomorrows high-speed rail
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
Reliability, low life cycle costs, and faster acceleration and deceleration are just the beginning of the story.
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 the train
Is it possible to deliver a high-speed train in 180 days? The Velaro for Turkish Railways proved that, and much more.
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
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.