Highly efficient transformers for Hamburger HOCHBAHN

Subbiano Arezzo, Italy, November 2018 – Hamburger HOCHBAHN AG, the largest transport company in Hamburg, has ordered 14 highly efficient Tesar cast resin transformers for its substations – this will increase the quality of life throughout Hamburg and beyond the borders of the city.

The German company Hamburger HOCHBAHN AG, operates the subway and a large part of the city bus network in Hamburg. But the HOCHBAHN is more than just a transport company – above all, it’s a future-changer. The mission is not just to bring passengers from one place to another, HOCHBAHN makes great efforts to save energy, reduce emissions and noise in Hamburg. To fulfil this mission, HOCHBAHN connected with Tesar to supply their state-of-the-art cast resin transformers.

Some specifications of the project:
• 14 cast resin transformers
• Custom-made solution
• Eco-Design tier 2
• Low noise level

Crucial to the award of the contract was Tesar’s comprehensive know-how and experience in building custom-made cast resin transformers for railway applications.

– Thomas Schäfer, Area Sales Manager Germany

In order to provide the best possible transport performance, we rely on industrial partners who are cost-effective, deliver high-quality and are always on time. It is not just the price that matters but the entire value chain of the required capital goods.

– Dierk Resech, responsible project engineer at the Hamburger HOCHBAHN

About Tesar
Tesar is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider of power products in selected niche markets. With manufacturing facilities and offices in Europe and the Middle East, R&S is a major supplier of transformers and switches for customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sector.

  • Hamburger Hochbahn train
  • Testing room for cast resin transformers
  • Hamburger Hochbahn railway station