Metro–systems run underground to increase mobility without increasing the traffic in the city. Specific challenges try the development of such drive solutions for subway application arise to the one hand from the speed in combination with constant acceleration an braking and on the other hand by changed temperature and atmospheric pressure terms in the subsoil. Exactly here Henschel has been successful during the past years with the most innovative developments.


Thomas Wiegand
TS Henschel GmbH
Tel.: +49 561 810495-22
Fax: +49 561 810495-95
E‑Mail: wiegand.thomas(at)