Cooperation with Siemens for Hungarian Railways
Plzeň, Czech Republic, September 2019 – SERW cooperates with Siemens on the rehabilitation of the switching stations of the Hungarian Railways. The company will deliver a total of 8 medium voltage vacuum circuit breakers through its strategic partner for the Hungarian market, GLOB. The circuit breakers of SERW are approved as a standard product of the Hungarian Railways due to high satisfaction with projects in the past.
It is the first time that SERW and Siemens have cooperated on such a project.
It is a very good opportunity for us in the future because Siemens is involved in many other projects too. They have got to know how we work and appreciate our high-quality products, so I am positive about future cooperation.
– Pavel Chalus, Sales Director at SERW
Some specifications about the project:
• 5 single-phase outdoor vacuum circuit breakers with 27,5 kV
• 3 two-phase outdoor vacuum circuit breakers with 27,5 kV
• 2,482,000.- CZK order volume
• Delivery in Q4 2019
About Hungarian State Railways
Hungarian State Railways, called Magyar Államvasutak in Hungarian, in short MÁV, is the national railway company of Hungary. The company has its head office in Budapest and is one of the country’s largest employers with over 20,000 employees. With 593 stations on its railway line and over 140 million passengers every year, MÁV connects the country domestically and internationally.
SERW is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider in selected niches for power products. Founded in 1993 from the Skoda factory, SERW has developed into one of the leading switching device manufacturers in Europe. Thanks to many years of experience in the field of power products with a focus on switching devices, SERW is a competent and reliable partner for customers all over the world.